PodMed – Week of March 16, 2015


This week’s topics include results from transcatheter valve replacement, transfusions after cardiac surgery, managing humeral fractures, and the benefits of a vegetarian diet on colon cancer risk.

Program notes:

0: 36 Vegetarian diets and colorectal cancer risk
1:36 Non-vegetarians also included
2:26 Impact on dietary choices
3:01 Fractures of upper humerus
4:02 Put in rods or replace shoulder
5:02 Surgical group did no better
5:30 Transaortic valve replacement
6:31 Mandated by CMS
7:32 Allows individual to have data set
8:07 Transfusions and heart surgery
9:07 No difference with restrictive strategy
10:35 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/03/13/treating-broken-arms/