2. Aortic stenosis part 2: Pulse Check with Drs. Sneha Vakamudi and Rani Hasan​

Imaging and structural heart considerations for TAVR for the diagnosis and treatment of aortic stenosis are discussed by experts, cardiac imager, Dr. Sneha Vakamudi from the Cleveland Clinic and structural cardiologist, Dr. Rani Hasan from The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Don’t forget to check out CardioNerds episode 1 for a case of aortic stenosis teaching a comprehensive approach to aortic stenosis diagnosis, surveillance, imaging, management and followup. This episode dovetails with our discussion here on imaging and TAVR in aortic stenosis

On the CardioNerds Podcast Aortic Stenosis Topic Page you will find podcast episodes, an infographic, references, guest contributors and so much more.

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Dr. Sneha Vakamudi is a cardiovascular imaging fellow  at the Cleveland Clinic. She earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern and completed internal medicine residency at Duke.  She went to Cleveland Clinic for general cardiology fellowship where she stayed on for advanced training in advanced imaging. During her time as a fellow, she also obtained a masters degree in clinical research at CWRU. She has an interest in multimodality cardiovascular imaging and its application in the management of structural heart disease.

Dr. Rani Hasan is an interventional cardiologist at John’s Hopkins Hospital, assistant professor of medicine, and assistant program director of the interventional fellowship. Most recently, he was named the director of the Structural program at Suburban Hospital. He obtained his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University, completed residency at the University of Pennsylvania and came back to Hopkins to complete his cardiology fellowship. During his fellowship, he earned an MHS in the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

1. Aortic Stenosis Part 1: Case Discussion​

The CardioNerds discuss a case of aortic stenosis teaching a comprehensive approach to aortic stenosis diagnosis, surveillance, imaging, management and followup.

On the CardioNerds Podcast Aortic Stenosis Topic Page you will find podcast episodes, an infographic, references, guest contributors and so much more.

Take me to the Aortic Stenosis Series Page
Take me to the Episode Topics Page

Aortic Stenosis by Carine Hamo, MD

Daniel Ambinder @Dr_DanMD is a cardiology fellow at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed his medical school at University of Maryland School of Medicine and had a blast completing residency in the Osler Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is active on #CardioTwitter and is an assistant social media editor for @circAHA and @hopkinsheart. Passions include medical education, development of high quality #MedED content and bedside teaching. Clinical and research interests include resuscitation of cardiac arrest, mechanical circulatory support, coronary and structural heart disease.

Amit Goyal @AmitGoyalMD is a cardiology fellow at the Cleveland Clinic. He completed his medical school at the University of California, San Diego and went on to enjoy residency training in the Osler Program at Johns Hopkins, where he served as the Assistant Chief of Service of the Barker Firm. ​As ACS he founded Osler Grand Rounds, an interactive mystery case discussion, and helped establish a novel morning report structure integrating bedside skills education. He is looking forward to a career in interventional cardiology and medical education. He relishes time with friends and family including with his wife Riddhi and son Dhruv.

Heather Kagan @heatherkaganmd is an internal medicine resident in the Osler program at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She completed medical school at Temple University. She is passionate about the intersection of arts and medicine. In medical school she was a writer for Medscape and created a humanities elective, ‘Artful Thinking’, which utilizes art observation to enhance empathy and communication skills. Her anatomical drawings have been featured on various national platforms and some of her photography can be seen at www.heatherkagan.com. Career interests include narrative medicine, general internal medicine, and medical education.