CHEST Journal Podcasts

Renda Soylenz Wiener, MD, MPH; Nichole T. Tanner, MD, MSCR; and editorialist David R. Baldwin, MD, join CHEST Podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to discuss a series of articles in this month's issue of CHEST focusing on pulmonary nodules and whether guidelines affect decisions on patient diagnosis and treatment.

Direct download: 150630.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 8:05am EDT

Paul P. Walker, MD, and editorialist David M. Mannino, MD, FCCP, are interviewed by CHEST Podcast Editor D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to review the research by Walker et al on heroin smokers and their risk of developing COPD at an early age.

Direct download: 150236.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 9:39am EDT

Andrew N. Menzies-Gow, PhD, and editorialist Matthew Masoli, MD, are interviewed by CHEST Podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to discuss the study by the British Thoracic Society Difficult Asthma Network showing that a dedicated severed asthma center is associated with improved quality of life and asthma control and a reduction in health-care use and oral steroid burden.

Direct download: 143056.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 8:54am EDT

Joining CHEST Podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, Mark V. Avdalic, MD, argues the case for, and Holly R. Middlekauff, MD, argues the cases against, painting electronic cigarettes as harmful products whose use clinicians should discourage.

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Category:medical -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Armin Ernest, MD, FCCP, and editorialist Michael J. Simoff, MD, FCCP, join guest podcast editor, Septimiu Murgu, MD, FCCP, to discsuss the new expert panel report from CHEST assessing the current state of bronchosopy training. Among topics they discuss are the role of societies and certification processes.

Direct download: 140678.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 9:03am EDT

Hans J. Lee, MD, and Malcolm DeCamp, MD, join CHEST podcast editor D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to discuss the merits, pro and con, on the benefits of a small- vs. large bore catheter.

Direct download: 150424.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

CHEST Ultrasound Corner Section Editor Seth Koenig, MD, FCCP, and Haney Mallemat, MD, are interviewed by CHEST Podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP on the growth of use of ultrasound in the ICU and the resources that the CHEST organization provides to train physicians on its use.

Direct download: 140967.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 7:57am EDT

Tina Shah, MD, MPH; Jeffrey H. Jennings, MD, and editorialist Byron Thomashow, MD, FCCP, engage in a wide-ranging discussion with CHEST Podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, on the difficult issue of reducing readmissions for patients with COPD. Studies by Dr. Shah and colleagues and Dr. Jennings et al are highlighted.

Direct download: 141123.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Gerard J. Criner, MD, FCCP, is interviewed by CHEST Podcast Editor D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, on the just released guidelines for the prevention of acute exacerbations of COPD, a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and the world.

Direct download: 141676.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 8:02am EDT

Rami Doukky, MD, and editorialist Lisa K. Moores, MD, FCCP, meet in conversation with CHEST Podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP to discuss Dr. Doukky et al's retrospective study showing that highly sensitive cardiac troponin I assay provides a good prognostic negative predictive value; consequently, it can play a role in identifying candidates for out-of-hospital treatment of acute PE.

Direct download: 140700.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Steven D. Nathan, MD, FCCP, is interviewed by CHEST Podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, on his commentary discussing near- and long-term trends in lung transplantation, including new criteria for donors, procedures, and novel therapies.

Direct download: 141748.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 7:23am EDT

Geoffrey B. Johnson, MD, PhD, reviews the Ahead of the Curve Commentary in this month's issue which looks to the near-future clinical uses of thoracic PET scanning. He joins CHEST Podcast Editor D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to discuss improvements in the  technology, highlighting better resolution, ability to identify trace amounts of imaging agents, and use in chemotherapy monitoring. 

Direct download: 141612.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Bruce L. Davidson, MD, MPH, FCCP, joins CHEST Podcast Editor D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to elaborate on his Commentary in this month's issue, outlining that direct thrombin inhibitor anticoagulants are associated with cardiac thromboses and making the case that, except for rare instances, alternatives should be prescribed.

Direct download: 142028.mp3
Category:medical -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

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