Cardiology training

Enhance your cardiology knowledge with our expert-led videos. Stay informed about heart conditions, diagnostic tools, and advancements in cardiovascular medicine....
Enhance your cardiology knowledge with our expert-led videos. Stay informed about heart conditions, diagnostic tools, and advancements in cardiovascular medicine.

Cardiology is a medical specialty that focuses on the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders related to the heart and blood vessels. Cardiologists, specialists in this field, address a broad spectrum of cardiovascular conditions, including coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, and valvular disorders.

Cardiology involves a comprehensive approach, utilizing diagnostic tools such as electrocardiography (ECG), echocardiography, and cardiac catheterization to assess cardiac function. Cardiologists work closely with patients to develop personalized treatment plans that may include lifestyle modifications, medications, and interventional procedures like angioplasty or coronary artery bypass surgery.

Advances in cardiology include the development of novel therapies, such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and remote monitoring technologies, to enhance patient care and outcomes. Cardiologists collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional radiologists, to provide integrated and multidisciplinary cardiovascular care.

The field of cardiology plays a crucial role in preventing and managing cardiovascular diseases, contributing to overall heart health and well-being.
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Cases, Cases, Cases from St. Michael's Hospital...

Chi-Ming Chow

Specialty:  Cardiology
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Echocardiography video: 20 interesting and challenging cases from St. Michael's Echo Lab. Speaker: ​Dr. Yazeed Almalki. Date: October 6, 2023.   

Importance of Tricuspid Regurgitation in Patients...

Chi-Ming Chow

Specialty:  Cardiology
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Importance of tricuspid regurgitation in patients with heart failure. Speaker: Géraldine Ong, MD FRCPC. Cardiologist, Structural Heart Program. Staff Echocardiographer, St. Michale’s Hospital Echo...

Interesting Echo Cases from St. Michael's...

Chi-Ming Chow

Specialty:  Cardiology
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Interesting echo cases. Yan Quinn, MD FRCPC, Echo Fellow, St. Michael's Hospital. Objectives: 1. Describe a systematic approach for the cardiac mass assessment using echocardiography using case-based...

Echo Artifacts 101 A Figment of One's Imagination

Chi-Ming Chow

Specialty:  Cardiology
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Video case: echo artifacts 101 a figment of one's imagination.

The Mitral Valve Back to Basics & Biggest...

Chi-Ming Chow

Specialty:  Cardiology
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Teaching video: the mitral valve back to basics & biggest hits. Speaker: Ciara Pendrith, MD. C1, Cardiology Resident, St. Michael's Hospital. Date: Aug 18, 2022. Objectives: 1. Discuss etiologies...

Doppler

Chi-Ming Chow

Specialty:  Cardiology
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Speaker: ​Muizz Wahid MD PGY-4 Cardiology | University of Toronto. Objectives: 1) Review the background of Doppler and Doppler effect 2) Discuss the various Doppler modalities 3) Review the utilization...

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (Broken-Heart Syndrome)

Chi-Ming Chow

Specialty:  Cardiology
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Teaching echo video: takotsubo cardiomyopathy (broken-heart syndrome). David Dorian, MD. Date: November 25, 2021. Objectives: 1. Review the epidemiology and pathogenesis of takotsubo cardiomyopathy. 2....

Stress Echo & Assessment of CAD: An Overview

Chi-Ming Chow

Specialty:  Cardiology
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Echo teaching video: stress echo & assessment of CAD: an overview. Speaker: ​Ashwin Padiyath MD FRCPC Echo Fellow, St. Michael's Hospital | University of Toronto. Objectives: 1. Review indications...

Echocardiographic Assessments in Dilated Cardiomyopathy...

Chi-Ming Chow

Specialty:  Cardiology
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Echo video: echocardiographic assessments in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). . Date: Thursday, October 12, 2023. Speaker: ​Dr Sean Cai. Objectives: 1. Review the epidemiology of dilated cardiomyopathy...

Cardiac Amyloidosis From The Lens of An Echocardiographer

Chi-Ming Chow

Specialty:  Cardiology
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Echo teaching video: cardiac amyloidosis from the lens of an echocardiographer. Speaker: Dr. Maria Lambadaris. Date: 21 September 2023. Objectives: 1. Understand the pathophysiology of cardiac amyloidosis...

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