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.

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Neurocardiogenic syncope

Neurocardiogenic syncope

Syncope (fainting) is explored in detail as we sit down with Dr. Trey Baucum to unravel the condition’s causes and impacts on heart health. Learn valuable insights on managing syncope, recognizing symptoms and adopting strategies for prevention.

Neurocardiogenic syncope

Heart Health and Dental Health

Learn how your oral health can affect your heart in our newest podcast episode! Join us as Dr. Baucum offers his expert insight on the relationship between heart and oral health, including how oral health affects the heart, having dental work done with a heart condition, and how gum disease can affect your heart valves. Don’t miss out on this informative and engaging conversation.

Neurocardiogenic syncope

Fireside

In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” we have a candid conversation with Dr. Baucum about his experience as a cardiologist. Listen to hear about why Dr. Baucum decided to be a cardiologist and some of the unforgettable moments in his career.

Neurocardiogenic syncope

Cardiovascular Health and Aging

Screening for early signs of cardiovascular issues starts earlier than you might think. In this “Heart to Heart” episode, Dr. Baucum discusses the link between cardiovascular health and aging.

Providing Support after a cardiac event

Providing Support after a cardiac event

Cardiac events are often life-changing for everyone involved, including caregivers. On this episode of “Heart to Heart,” we sit down with Dr. Jimmy Smith and discuss the journey of treatment and recovery after a cardiac event.

Providing Support after a cardiac event

Diagnostic Invasive Interventional Cardiology

On this episode of “Heart to Heart,” we sit down with Dr. Jimmy Smith to discuss the different types of cardiology specialties, along with his thoughts on expansion of AI in healthcare. On our latest episode of “Heart to Heart,” we sit down with Dr. Jimmy Smith to discuss the different types of cardiology specialties, along with his thoughts on expansion of AI in healthcare.

Providing Support after a cardiac event

Ambulatory Surgery Center Awareness Month

Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) are a great option for low-risk patients to receive diagnostic or therapeutic care outside of the traditional hospital setting. In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” Dr. Jimmy Smith talks about our on-site ASC: Advanced Heart and Vascular Center.

Neurocardiogenic syncope

Women’s Heart Health

“Heart to Heart ” discusses the importance of heart health in women and the main warning signs to look out for. With the number one killer of women being heart disease, knowing what to watch for is essential. Dr. Baucum goes over how fatigue and muscle aches can be critical indicators of heart disease.

Mitral Valve

Mitral Valve

Mitral valve regurgitation is a heart valve condition that affects the flow of blood in the heart. In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” we hear from Dr. Katikaneni as he discusses mitral valve regurgitation, leaky valves, prevention tips and alternative treatment options to open heart surgery (such as the MitraClip™ procedure).

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