PodMed – Week of April 20, 2015


This week’s topics include PCSK9 inhibition, best choice for mitral valve replacement, gestational diabetes and autism, and preoperative testing before cataract surgery.

Program notes:

0:40 Gestational diabetes and autism
1:35 Before 26th week of pregnancy
2:37 Study doesn’t give us a lot of insight
3:25 Mitral valve replacement
4:26 All-cause mortality
5:30 Arm patient with information
6:11 Cataract surgery pre-op
7:10 Over half had additional testing pre-op
8:10 Are ophthalmologists reading the studies?
8:32 Novel cholesterol intervention
9:32 Injection every few weeks
10:40 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/04/21/cataract-pre-op/