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Life and Times of Leading Cardiologists: Robert Guyton
The son of famed 'Medical Physiology' textbook author Arthur Guyton tells Dr Ohman about his journey to cardiothoracic surgery and the rivalry among his nine physician siblings.
New Guidelines for HCC: The Big Questions Tackled
Dr David Johnson provides clinicians with an overview of the new guidelines from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) on hepatocellular carcinoma.
Will Pig Organs Be Used for Transplants?
Immunosuppression and the fear of transmitting diseases that animals have to people have impeded pig organ transplants in humans. Will new scientific advances enable pig organ transplants?
Is an Organ From a Diseased Person Better Than Nothing?
With a shortage of organs and waiting lists growing, the idea of transplanting organs from people who have diseases may become reality.
Should We Refuse Transplants for People With Disabilities?
Ethicist Art Caplan discusses the moral argument about when transplantation should and shouldn't be considered in people with disabilities.
Enhancing the Effectiveness of Medical Missions
Dr Wilner and Dr Loh discuss approaches to optimizing the value of medical missions through local partnership and the organization 53rd Week.