Cardiology Grand Rounds Archives

Since our founding by Dr. Denton A. Cooley in 1962, THI has remained dedicated to improving the standard of care through education and research. To enhance the didactic learning experience of our local, national and global network, Cardiology Grand Rounds presentations are recorded and offered as non-CME accredited, enduring education through the THI Library & Learning Resource Center and online in the Grand Rounds Archives. Visit our Grand Rounds Photo Gallery

Renovations in the house of medicine: Past, present, and future

Joseph Hill, MD, PhD is the James T. Willerson, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Diseases at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is a distinguished cardiologist-scientist whose research focuses on molecular mechanisms of remodeling in the disease-stressed myocardium. He received the 2018 Research Achievement Award from the International Society for Heart Research and he presently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Circulation.

Non-compaction left ventricle: a comprehensive update

Paolo Angelini, MD

Human Cells to Human Organs: Building Solutions to CVD

Doris A. Taylor, PhD

Innovations in Clinical Care: A Clinicians Role

Dr. Mehdi Razavi provides a historical view of devices and techniques used to detect, manage and treat various cardiac arrhythmias today and reviews the current state of translational and clinical research while highlighting the next generation of innovative heart rhythm devices aimed to improve outcomes and quality of life.

CV Effects of Diabetes Medications: Lessons Learned from the Cardiovascular Outcome Trials

Dr. Darren McGuire reviews the evolution of the regulatory requirements for
 drugs for type 2 diabetes, the key findings from CV outcome trials completed to date and selected potential mechanisms underpinning beneficial effects of SGLT2 inhibitors on CV mortality and heart failure risk.

Chronic Venous Insufficiency: The Forgotten Side of Circulation

Symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency can have a significant effect on a patient’s quality of life. Despite high prevalence rates, awareness of venous disease is quite low. In the past decade, however, there has been an increase in the number of clinical trials and technologies designed to help improve the care of patients with venous disease. Dr. Zvonimir Krajcer reviews the most noteworthy developments in the treatment and management of superficial venous disease in the past year.


Preoperative planning and technical aspects of minimally invasive aortic valve surgery

Dr. Gabriel Loor received his cardiac surgical and transplant training at Cleveland Clinic, after which he spent several years at the University of Minnesota as assistant professor in cardiac surgery and director of the lung transplant program. He is committed to quality improvement and best practices to make a positive difference in patients’ lives.