PodMed – Week of August 3, 2015


This week’s topics include a balloon for middle ear infections, depression screening, antisense RNA for high triglycerides, and hypothermia for kidney donation.

Program notes:

0:42 Balloon for middle ear infections
1:40 Negative pressure causes eardrum to retract
2:40 See expansion
3:07 Screening for depression
4:07 When combined with treatment helps
5:06 Draft recommendations
5:40 Cooling and kidney donation
6:41 Kidney function at 7 days after implantation
7:42 Short term failure
8:24 Hypertriglyceridemia treatment
9:24 Antisense experimental medication
10:40 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/08/02/balloons-in-the-noses-of-kids/