Episode 231: Total Artificial Heart with Mike Essandoh

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 231: Total Artificial Heart with Mike Essandoh
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In this 231st episode I welcome Dr. Mike Essandoh back to the show to discuss the Total Artificial Heart. We discuss what it is, how it works, how it is put in, who is a good candidate, and how to manage people with TAHs from an anesthetic perspective when they come in for non-cardiac surgery.

CME: Link

Random Recs:

Top Gun: Maverick: Link

This is Us: Link

References:

  1. Yaung J, Arabia FA, Nurok M. Perioperative care of the patient with the total artificial heart. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2017;124(5):1412-1422.
  2. Copeland J, Langford S, Giampietro J, Arancio J, Arabia F. Total Artificial Heart Update. Surgical Technology International. 2021;39.
  3. Rangwala Z, Banks DA, Copeland JG. Pro: the total artificial heart: is it an appropriate replacement for existing biventricular assist devices? Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 2014;28(3):836-839
  4. Mizuguchi KA, Padera Jr RF, Kowalczyk A, Doran MN, Couper GS, Fox AA. Transesophageal echocardiography imaging of the total artificial heart. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2013;117(4):780-784

Episode 230: AI in Healthcare with Greg Booth

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 230: AI in Healthcare with Greg Booth
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In this 230th episode I welcome Dr. Greg Booth to the show to discuss how artificial intelligence can be used in healthcare, how it works, what the benefits are, and what the potential downsides are that we need to be aware of.

CME: Link

Dr. Booth is on twitter @GregBoothMD

Random Recs:

Netflix The Last Dance: Link

Netflix Maid: Link

References:

Trustworthy AI book: https://trustworthyaibook.com/

– Machine learning to predict fascial dehiscence after exploratory laparotomy https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34455314/

– Natural language processing and it’s use in orthopedic research https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34755276/

– Machine learning to predict likelihood of prolonged opioid use after arthroscopic hip surgery https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34411683/