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Expert Experience Interpreting Evidenced-Based Medicine.

Our experts provide their decades of clinical practice and trial experience in a conversational based format that create a compelling discussion.

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Heard at the Roundtable

  • "Many clinicians for years have prescribed niacin for people with low HDL ... so we recently had a shock… when AIM-HIGH was stopped because [there was] no evidence of benefit."
    ~ Daniel Rader, MD

  • “If you show up in the ED and you have either an elevated troponin or an elevated adrenomedullin, your risk of death in the next two weeks is exceedingly high and you ought to get aggressive care.”
    ~ Alan Maisel, MD

  • “Unfortunately I think the level of understanding of the complexity of degenerative mitral valve disease, while increasing, is not at a high level among many imaging cardiologists.”
    ~ Randy Martin, MD

  • “I really feel conceptually, and, I guess, philosophically, that ablation can have major favorable effects on peoples’ lives, even in addition to symptom control.”
    ~ David Callans, MD

  • “I think thiazides offer the advantage of an anti-calciuric effect, so that women will tend to retain calcium, which has been demonstrated to facilitate bone mineralization with older age.”
    ~ Matthew Weir, MD