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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Covid Effects on the Heart

Covid Effects on the Heart

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.

Covid Effects on the Heart

Treatment Therapies

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!

Covid Effects on the Heart

MitraClip

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.

Covid Effects on the Heart

The Heart and Emotions

Can you really die of broken heart? In this episode of Heart to Heart, Dr. Katikaneni explains how the heart and the mind are intimately connected and how negative states of mind, including stress and depression, may increase the risk of heart disease.

Cath Conference

Cath Conference

Collaboration and knowledge sharing are key when it comes to treating complex heart issues. In this episode of Heart to Heart, Dr. Baucum explains how the doctors and surgeons collectively review cases on an ongoing basis, to ensure all patients receive the best care possible.

Cath Conference

Heart Myths and Misconceptions

What are some common misconceptions when it comes to heart health? Does heart disease affect everyone the same? Does eating Cheerios™ protect me from having heart disease? In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” Dr. Baucum addresses common myths and misconceptions surrounding the heart. 

CO2 Angiography

CO2 Angiography

ACS is committed to providing our communities with access to unparalleled care through cutting-edge medical technology and treatment options. In this episode of Heart to Heart, Dr. Ray Smith discusses CO2 angiography, why it is a great alternative to traditional imaging and how it has evolved into a useful and safe contrast agent for vascular imaging.

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