5 episodes

Introducing The Wonder of the Stent, an original mini-series brought to you by Wondr Medical.


Presented by Dr Rohin Francis, aka 'Medlife Crisis', this Podcast uncovers the development of one of the most effective and frequently performed procedures in modern medicine today: percutaneous coronary intervention, or Stenting.


Subscribe for more 'The Wonder of' mini-series coming soon from the team at Wondr Studios.


Discover more at WondrMedical.net


Stay up to date with Rohin


Listen to another Wondr original series: 'Abstract Heart' with Professor Chris Gale Available on Spotify, Acast or wherever you like to listen.

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Introducing The Wonder of the Stent, an original mini-series brought to you by Wondr Medical.


Presented by Dr Rohin Francis, aka 'Medlife Crisis', this Podcast uncovers the development of one of the most effective and frequently performed procedures in modern medicine today: percutaneous coronary intervention, or Stenting.


Subscribe for more 'The Wonder of' mini-series coming soon from the team at Wondr Studios.


Discover more at WondrMedical.net


Stay up to date with Rohin


Listen to another Wondr original series: 'Abstract Heart' with Professor Chris Gale Available on Spotify, Acast or wherever you like to listen.

    The Wonder of Vivien Thomas - Bonus Episode

    The Wonder of Vivien Thomas - Bonus Episode

    Thanks for listening to the 1st season of "The Wonder of", an original podcast series from Wondr Medical.


    To mark the end of Black History Month, we wanted to talk about one of the unsung heroes of modern medicine...


    An African-American laboratory technician and instructor of surgery at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, who was instrumental in the development of the ‘Blalock-Taussig’ shunt, a procedure used to improve the survival of children with cyanotic congenital heart defects


    This is "The Wonder of Vivien Thomas"


    Discover more at Wondr Medical


    Stay up-to-date with Rohin on Twitter and for more curious minds, watch Rohin's video about Vivien Thomas and Hamilton Naki over on the MedLife Crisis YouTube Channel


    This Podcast was inspired by Thomas Morris' book "The Matter of the Heart" - Available at all major retailers.


    If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure to subscribe so we can bring you more seasons of "The Wonder of" soon!


    Already craving another Podcast from Wondr Studios? Listen to our other series "Abstract Heart" with Professor Chris Gale.

    • 10 min
    The Wonder of the Stent - Ulrich Sigwart and the Stent

    The Wonder of the Stent - Ulrich Sigwart and the Stent

    Thanks for listening to "The Wonder of the Stent", an original podcast series from Wondr Medical.


    In the final episode of this season, we'll be hearing how a children’s toy called the 'Chinese Finger Trap' inspired cardiologist Ulrich Sigwart to alter the design of the Stent.


    And now, thirty-five years after the first experimental implantation, the stent has become a medical phenomenon.


    Discover more at Wondr Medical


    Stay up-to-date with Rohin


    This Podcast was inspired by Thomas Morris' book "The Matter of the Heart" - Available at all major retailers.


    If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure to subscribe so we can bring you more seasons of "The Wonder of" soon!


    Already craving another Podcast from Wondr Studios? Listen to our other new series "Abstract Heart" with Professor Chris Gale.

    • 7 min
    The Wonder of the Stent - Andreas Grüntzig and coronary angioplasty

    The Wonder of the Stent - Andreas Grüntzig and coronary angioplasty

    Welcome back to "The Wonder of the Stent", an original podcast series from Wondr Medical.


    In the 2nd episode of this season, we're continuing on the journey that Charles Dotters had set us on. At the time, a young physician called Andreas Grüntzig would attend a talk about "Dottering" at a clinical conference in Frankfurt. What he heard would blow him away, and lead him to go-on and shape the future of... the Stent.


    Discover more at Wondr Medical


    Stay up-to-date with Rohin


    This Podcast was inspired by Thomas Morris' book "The Matter of the Heart" - Available at all major retailers.


    If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure to subscribe so we can bring you more seasons of "The Wonder of" soon!


    Already craving another Podcast from Wondr Studios? Listen to our other new series "Abstract Heart" with Professor Chris Gale.


    Thanks for listening.

    • 7 min
    The Wonder of the Stent - Charles Dotter and transluminal angioplasty

    The Wonder of the Stent - Charles Dotter and transluminal angioplasty

    Would you like to know how to treat a blocked coronary artery using a guitar string, a rubber glove, a children’s toy and a set of dentures?


    Introducing "The Wonder of the Stent", an original podcast series from Wondr Medical.


    In the first episode of this mini-series, we'll be taking a look at the mind behind one of the most effective and frequently performed procedures in modern medicine today: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI), or as it's known outside the hospital, Stenting.


    Discover more at Wondr Medical


    Stay up-to-date with Rohin


    This Podcast was inspired by Thomas Morris' book "The Matter of the Heart" - Available at all major retailers.


    If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure to subscribe so we can bring you more seasons of "The Wonder of" soon!


    Already craving another Podcast from Wondr Studios? Listen to our other new series "Abstract Heart" with Professor Chris Gale.


    Thanks for listening.

    • 7 min
    The Wonder of the Stent - Coming Soon

    The Wonder of the Stent - Coming Soon

    Welcome to the 'The Wonder of the Stent'. A new podcast series from the minds at Wondr Medical.


    Join our host, Dr Rohin Francis, aka 'Medlife Crisis', on a journey to uncover the development of one of the most effective and frequently performed procedures in modern medicine today: percutaneous coronary intervention, or Stenting.


    Subscribe for more 'The Wonder of' mini-series coming soon from the team at Wondr Studios.


    Discover more at WondrMedical.net


    Stay up to date with Rohin


    Listen to another Wondr original series: 'Abstract Heart' with Professor Chris Gale Available on Spotify, Acast or wherever you like to listen.

    • 1 min

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