Posts Tagged ‘glomerular filtration rate’

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October 1st, 2010

Podcast 103: eGFR and cardiovascular risk assessment

Welcome back. We take a look this week at a study from Iceland that looks at whether estimated glomerular filtration rates have a role in estimating cardiovascular risk. Our interview is with Cambridge University’s Dr. Emanuele Di Angelantonio. Your comments are welcome, both here and to my email address: jelia@jwatch.org. Interview-related links: BMJ study (free) BMJ meta-analysis […]


February 5th, 2010

Podcast 73: How best to monitor patients on androgen-deprivation therapy for cardiovascular risks?

A panel of the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, and the American Urological Association issued a statement on androgen-deprivation therapy and cardiovascular risk. We’ve got an interview with the chair of the writing committee, Dr. Glenn Levine. Interview-related links: Physician’s First Watch coverage of the statement Link to the statement, as published in Circulation News-related links: […]


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