The newest episode of Cleveland Clinic’s Cardiac Consult podcast shares an overview of how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting cardiac care and procedures at Cleveland Clinic, as well as answers to common patient questions about COVID-19 risk and heart disease.
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The episode features Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute Chair Lars Svensson, MD, PhD; Cardiovascular Medicine Chair Samir Kapadia, MD; and Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Chair A. Marc Gillinov, MD. Topics they touch on include (among others):
- How we are using virtual visits for cardiovascular patients locally and beyond
- How we advise patients on whether their cardiac procedure is essential
- How to advise patients about continuing ACE inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker therapy
Click on the podcast player below to listen to the 16-minute podcast right now. Note that this podcast was recorded the morning of March 26.
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