Curbside Consults take a deep dive into key topics with expert clinicians and educators. As we explore the details of pathophysiology and critique the evidence behind clinical practice, these conversations are intended to give you better understanding of the topic and greater confidence when treating your patients.
Life Expectancy after Bariatric Surgery – The Swedish Obese Subjects Study with Dr. Clifford J. Rosen
Obesity is a major cause of morbidity in the United States and many other high-income countries. Its association with diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and ultimately reduced life expectancy is well known. A healthy diet and regular exercise can prevent...
NEJM Resident 360 QI Challenge Winning Submission with Dr. Elissa Falconer
In this special episode of Curbside Consults, we interview Dr. Elissa Falconer, the team leader of the NEJM Resident 360 QI Challenge winning submission. Dr. Falconer is a general surgery resident at Atlanta VA Healthcare System. The title of their quality improvement...
Climate Change and Health Care with Drs. Caren Solomon and Renee Salas
The coronavirus pandemic has meant that for one of the first times ever, the entire world is experiencing the same thing at the same time. It has given me pause to think though, isn’t this exactly what climate change has been trying to highlight all along- that climate...
Redesigning Health Care Delivery: The Digital Revolution
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced innovation in health care in many ways, one of which is putting to test advances in digital health. There has been no better time to test its value than in this environment of social distancing, reduced contact, and heightened health...
Statistical Review − Secondary Outcomes with Dr. David Harrington
In this episode of Curbside Consults: Statistical Review, we explore the interpretation of secondary outcomes in clinical trials using the following two articles recently published in NEJM: Bonaca MP et al. Rivaroxaban in Peripheral Artery Disease after Revascularization...
Rivaroxaban for Reducing Vascular Event Risks after Limb Revascularization for Peripheral Artery Disease – The VOYAGER PAD Trial with Dr. Marc Bonaca
In today’s podcast we are joined by Dr. Marc Bonaca to discuss the findings of the recent VOYAGER PAD trial and the use of low-dose rivaroxaban in peripheral artery disease after revascularization.