Heart HQ - Episode 25: we talk about the importance of early identification of potential risk of heart attack. A key test used in this area is the Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) Score test.
Heart HQ - Episode 24: To celebrate International Women's Day, we reflect on an earlier podcast they recorded about women and cardiovascular disease.
Heart HQ - Episode 23: Chest pain can be common and has a range of different causes. Tune in to find out more about the different diagnoses and what tests and treatment need to occur.
Heart HQ - Episode 22: Left Bundle Branch Block. what is it, how frequent is it, is it dangerous?
Heart HQ - Episode 21: Right Bundle Branch Block is when the normal electrical conduction activity in the heart is interrupted to the right ventricle. It can be diagnosed by the characteristic pattern it has on an ECG.
Heart HQ - Episode 20: Pericarditis is the swelling of the membrane around the heart. We discuss a recent case study of acute pericarditis following a respiratory tract infection.
Heart HQ - Episode 19: Atrial fibrillation, the most common cardiac arrhythmia that we see in our patients. In this podcast, we explain the different types of AF
Heart HQ - Episode 18: Pacemakers and Syncope. Which types of patients who would benefit from one - and when is a pacemaker not needed.
Heart HQ - Episode 17: Mental Health, Psychosocial Factors and Cardiac Risk. We discuss the link between stress, depression, anxiety and cardiac events.
Heart HQ - Episode 16: Hypertension. According to the Heart Foundation, 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure in Australia. As many people are asymptomatic, they may be unaware they have hypertension.
Heart HQ - Episode 14: Happy New Year. As the year draws to a close, we reflect on the year that was and look ahead to a busy 2022.
Heart HQ - Episode 13: Christmas! Fun Facts About the Heart. For example, did you know that more heart attacks occur on Christmas Day than any other day of the year? And that our heart beats around 100,000 times a day?