CHEST Journal Podcasts

Samy Suissa, PhD, of McGill University joins CHEST Podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, for a conversation on the Commentary that he and Amnon Ariel, MD, FCCP, contributed to the May issue. In response to increased asthma death risks with long acting beta-agonists (LABA) in a number of randomized trials, the FDA recently mandated manufacturers to conduct five large non-inferiority randomized trials of LABA plus inhaled corticosteroids. Dr. Suissa gives his thoughts on the challenges of evaluating data from these upcoming studies. (duration: 26:36 min)

Direct download: 143_5_1208.mp3
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ACCP Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer Guidelines Chair W. Michael Alberts, MD, FCCP, and Vice Chair Frank Detterbeck, MD, FCCP, join CHEST podcast editor for an overview of the newly released 3rd edition of the respected guidelines. Their discussion focuses on updates on recommendations for screening, advances in treatment, smoking cessation, and sympotom management and palliative care. (duration 33 min)

Direct download: 143_5S_LC.mp3
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