Heart to Heart Podcast
In Heart to Heart, we sit down with leading experts in the field of cardiology to explore various topics related to heart health. Join the physicians of Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists every other Monday, as we discuss the specifics of cardiovascular care and tips for living a heart-healthy lifestyle.
Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists (ACS), is a private physician group specializing in cardiovascular care based in Shreveport, Louisiana. As the only independent Cardiology group in the region, ACS is committed to providing superior cardiovascular care to our communities.
Over the past five to six years, there has been an uptick in venous disease cases. ACS offers an on-site vein clinic to make treatment of this disease more convenient for patients. The treatment of venous disease is an evolving field, with new equipment and treatment options coming to market about every six months. In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” Dr. Smith explains what is new in the treatment of venous disease.
Blood pressure refers to the pressure in the arterial system when the heart contracts. When a person’s blood pressure is too high, they are at risk for arterial damage and vascular disease. When a person’s blood pressure is too low, they are at risk for acute issues,...
Dizziness is a worrisome symptom that is often presented with heart conditions. However, it can also be a symptom of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), which is an inner ear condition. In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” Dr. Baucum explains how to tell the difference and what you should do if you experience such symptoms.
Stents are tiny tubes that can be inserted into narrowed arteries to restore blood flow. But as heart disease progresses, bone-like calcium deposits can form, causing rigidity in the artery and increasing the risk of complications during a stenting procedure.
A groundbreaking, minimally invasive treatment for calcified coronary artery disease called Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL) was recently approved by the FDA for use in the U.S. Dr. Baucum explains more in today’s episode of “Heart to Heart.”
Statins are widely prescribed in patients to reduce bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack for people who are at high risk. In this episode of “Heart to Heart”, Dr. Baucum explains the most common uses of Statins, the wide range of statins available, their side effects, and more. Listen to this episode to learn the basics of Statins.
The Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists Heart Failure Clinic offers comprehensive management for patients with congestive heart failure. Our goal is to provide you with the very best care with the cardiologist you know and trust, as well as improve your quality of life. In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” Dr. Baucum explains how patients can utilize the Heart Failure Clinic and how remote cardiac monitoring is improving the patient experience.
It is our mission to provide patients with the highest level of care and access to cutting-edge, evidence-based technology and procedures. In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” we sit down with Dr. Trey Baucum and Mr. Richard Feinberg, who presented to the ER in very critical condition. Dr. Baucum had to make a quick and bold decision that ultimately led to a positive outcome for Mr. Feinberg. Listen to this episode to learn about Mr. Feinberg’s story.
We know that some people infected with COVID-19 may experience long-term effects from their infection, but thanks to a recent study, we now have scientific evidence of what this could mean for cardiovascular outcomes. In this episode of Heart to Heart, Dr. Pavan Katikaneni unpacks the finding of this study, which followed more than 150,000 individuals with COVID-19, more than 5.6 million contemporary controls and more than 5.8 million historical controls.
What is new in the world of cardiology? In this episode of Heart to Heart, Dr. Pavan Katikaneni gives us a summary of some new advances and innovative therapies available at ACS. Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on iTunes!
The MitraClip™ could be a simple solution to your leaky heart valve. Even better, this procedure can be performed right here in Shreveport. In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” Dr. Katikaneni explains how patients have experienced significant improvement in their quality of life after the MitraClip™ procedure.