PodMed – Week of June 23, 2014


This week’s topics include thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism, the bionic pancreas, mammography and breast cancer death, and exercise for depression.

Program notes:

0:40 Bionic pancreas
1:40 Adults within 3 miles of hospital and kids
2:35 Reduced hypoglycemic episodes
3:18 Mammography and breast cancer death
4:18 Women need to know benefits and harms
5:22 Exercise for depression
6:24 Benefit modest at best
7:25 We don’t have good data
7:38 Pulmonary embolism treatment
8:40 Intermediate risk patients challenging
9:37 How to decide therapy?
10:31 End