Podcasts

Each month, CHEST hosts a discussion with the authors of articles from the current issue, adding context and commentary to the challenges facing clinicians in the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Podcast moderators include Dominique J. Pepper, MD, MBChB, MHSc, and Gretchen R. Winter, MD.

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Effects of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Exacerbation Number and Severity in People With COPD

Moderator: D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, Section Editor, CHEST
Participants: Athol U. Wells, MD, Joshua J. Mooney, MD

Should BAL Be Routinely Performed in the Diagnostic Evaluation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis?

Duration: 41 min
Moderator: D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, Section Editor, CHEST
Participants: Athol U. Wells, MD, Joshua J. Mooney, MD

Should Informed Consent Be Required for Apnea Testing in Patients With Suspected Brain Death?

Duration: 32 min
Moderator: D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, Section Editor, CHEST
Participants: Ariane Lewis, MD, Robert D. Truog, MD

Intravenous Immunoglobulin for Treatment of Severe Refractory Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia

Duration: 32 min
Moderator: D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, Section Editor, CHEST
Participants: Anand Padmanabhan, MD, PhD, Shuoyan Ning, MD

Physician Assessment of Pretest Probability of Malignancy and Adherence to Guidelines for Pulmonary Nodule Evaluation

Duration: 32 min
Moderator: D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, Section Editor, CHEST
Participants: David R. Baldwin, MD, Matthew E.J. Callister, MD

Wireless Pulmonary Artery Hemodynamic Monitoring for Pulmonary Hypertension

Duration: 36 min
Mark J. Zucker, MD, JD, FCCP, and Anne R. Hemnes, MD, join CHEST podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to review the pros and cons of their Point/Counterpoint debate, "Should Wireless Pulmonary Artery Hemodynamic Monitoring Be Used to Monitor Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension?"

Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C, and Thiamine for Treatment of Sepsis

Duration: 51 min
Paul E. Marik, MD, FCCP, and Editorialist Heleen M. Oudemans-van Straaten, MD, join CHEST podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to discuss Dr. Marik and colleagues' retrospective study of the effectiveness in treating patients with severe sepsis and specific shock with the early use of intravenous vitamin C, together with corticosteroids and thiamine.

Cross-Disciplinary Analysis of Lymph Node Classification

Duration: 46 min
Ahmed H. El-Sherief, MD, and editorialist Galit Aviram, MD, join CHEST podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to discuss the study by Dr. El-Sherief and others on the inconsistencies in lymph node classification and the need for a lymph node map that simultaneously communicates a standard set of lymph node station definitions in three languages—using the language of anatomic landmarks for surgeons, bronchoscopic landmarks for pulmonologists, and visual CT landmarks for radiologists.

Should Acute Fluid Resuscitation Be Guided Primarily by Inferior Vena Cava Ultrasound for Patients in Shock?

Duration: 54 min
Gregory A. Schmidt, MD, FCCP, and Pierre Kory, MD, join CHEST podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, to discuss their Point/Counterpoint debate on the value of inferior vena cava ultrasound to determine the use of acute fluid resuscitation for patients in shock.

Estimating Ten-Year Trends in Septic Shock Incidence

Duration: 36 min
Chanu Rhee, MD, MPH, and Robert C. Hazy, MD, FCCP, join CHEST podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, review and analyze the results of Dr. Rhee et al's research estimating incidences and mortality of septic shock over a ten-year period. Their results showed that the incidence has risen but mortality rates have fallen.

Meet Our Editors

Dr. Pepper
Dominique J. Pepper, MD, MBChB, MHSc
Dr. Winter
Gretchen R. Winter, MD