The Cardiology Show From ESC 2015 with Dr Valentin Fuster
The panel discuss a leadless pacemaker, cyclosporine and reperfusion injury, hypertension treatments, high-sensitivity troponin for early MI diagnosis, and yet more data on antithrombins for PCI. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 2, 2015 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts
Kidney Transplant Medications: Using ramipril to control protein in urine
Don Holzheimer received a kidney transplant from his brother. Afterwards, he volunteered to participate in a clinical trial extending the use of a medication (ramipril) that has been used to control blood pressure to also control levels of protein in urine. This clinical trial also replaces calcineurin inhibitors (cyclosporine or Prograf) with sirolimus (Rapamune) to balance the effect of immunosuppressant medications. He has responded well to the medication and his doctor will be prescribing the use of this experimental mediation to continue. He reviews the experience of participating and the benefits of participating in ...
Source: MUSC Organ Transplantation Surgery Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts