PodMed – Week of May 11, 2015


This week’s topics include Clostridium difficile treatment, cardiovascular risk factors for adolescents, lariat device for atrial fibrillation, and digoxin and mortality.

Program notes:

0:40 Possible treatment for C.dif
1:40 Can we use a different strain to colonize?
2:40 Immediately after antibiotic treatment
3:01 Lariat for atrial fibrillation
4:04 Suture applied to close off atrial appendage
5:07 Don’t have enough data to assess
6:01 Digoxin and mortality
7:05 Have to follow closely
7:45 Cardiovascular risk factors for adolescents worldwide
8:45 Three-fourths reported low physical activity
9:46 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/05/08/managing-c-difficile/