PodMed – Week of March 20, 2017


3D illustration of Lungs - Part of Human Organic.

This week’s topics include managing after DVT, anticoagulation in folks with a-fib, surviving with cystic fibrosis, and where to have rehabilitation after knee replacement

Program notes:

1:00 Folks with cystic fibrosis survive longer in Canada
2:00 Have transplant earlier
3:00 How can we address in the US?
3:32 Where to have rehabilitation after knee replacement
4:32 Followed for up to a year
5:35 Underutilization of anticoagulation in a-fib
6:32 About 40% inadequate dose
7:11 DVT and management afterward
8:10  Novel oral anticoagulants
9:10 Prolonged benefit with one of the newer agents
10:05 End

Related blog:https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2017/03/20/surviving-longer-with-cystic-fibrosis/