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May 21st, 2010

Podcast 88: Weighing the benefits of endovascular versus open repair in abdominal aortic aneurysm.

The New England Journal of Medicine carries several studies comparing the long-term outcomes of endovascular versus open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Tying all those studies together is an editorial by Dr. K. Craig Kent of the University of Wisconsin. We’ve got him as our guest this week. Have a listen. Interview-related links: K. Craig Kent’s editorial […]


November 12th, 2009

Podcast 64: A conversation regarding on-pump versus off-pump CABG with Frederick Grover.

Avoiding use of the heart-lung machine during coronary artery bypass grafting was supposed to lower neurocognitive problems and other complications after the procedure. A large randomized trial finds otherwise. We’ve got a conversation with one of the investigators, Frederick Grover. To contact us, call 1-617-440-4374. You can write to me at jelia@jwatch.org. This week’s links: News links: Primary […]


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