Category Archives: Cardiac

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 224: The MitraClip Procedure with Mike Essandoh and Joe Cody

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 224: The MitraClip Procedure with Mike Essandoh and Joe Cody
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In this 224th episode I welcome back Drs. Essandoh and Cody to talk about the MitraClip procedure. We review the pathophysiology of mitral regurgitation and then talk about the indications for this endovascular procedure, how it’s done and what complications can arise.

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CME: Link

Random Recs:

A Beginner’s Guide to the End: Link

Principles: Link

Science Twitter Account: @kurz_gesagt

Dopesick: Link

Episode 207: Structural Heart with Drs. Essandoh, Graul and Cody

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 207: Structural Heart with Drs. Essandoh, Graul and Cody
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In this 207th episode I welcome back Drs. Essandoh, Graul and Cody to discuss anesthesia for structural heart procedures. We cover the Mitraclip, TAVR and Watchman.

CME: https://earnc.me/DNyoES

Random Recs:

Alligator Show: https://everglades.com

The Ketchup Conundrum: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2004/09/06/the-ketchup-conundrum

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success: Link

The Cancer Code: Link

Episode 205: ECMO update with Drs. Essandoh, Cody and Graul

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 205: ECMO update with Drs. Essandoh, Cody and Graul
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In this 205th episode I welcome Drs. Essandoh, Cody and Graul back to the show to discuss ECMO including significant new technology and devices that have come into play since I last covered ECMO.

CME: https://earnc.me/vdPKdj

Random Recs:

Cancer Code: Link

The China Study: Link

Cautionary Tales Number Fever Episode: Link

Netflix Formula 1: Link

Mallorca Island: Link

Star Trek Picard: Link

Episode 204: Management of Patients with LVADs for Non-cardiac Surgery with Kia Sedghi

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 204: Management of Patients with LVADs for Non-cardiac Surgery with Kia Sedghi
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In this 204th episode I welcome Dr. Kia Sedghi to the show to discuss the perioperative management of patients with LVADs coming in for non-cardiac surgery.

CME: https://earnc.me/uc1Z7r

Random Recs:

Ted Lasso: Link

You’re Wrong About: Link

Episode 198: Non-Transvenous Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Technology

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 198: Non-Transvenous Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Technology
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In this 198th episode I welcome Drs. Essandoh, Cody and Graul to the show to discuss new technology for non-transvenous cardiac devices such as subcutaneous ICDs, leadless pacemakers and wireless-CRT.

CME: https://earnc.me/FTD4KQ

Dr. Cody’s email is: Joseph.Cody@osumc.edu

Abstract of their review article: https://www.jcvaonline.com/article/S1053-0770(21)00113-0/abstract

Random Recs:

Alarm Fatigue Article: https://neo.life/2021/02/alarm-fatigue-in-the-icu-a-huge-problem-made-worse-by-covid-19/

Riyria Revelations: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riyria_Revelations

The Office: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Office_(American_TV_series)

Pittsburgh’s 3 Rivers Kayaking: https://paddlingmag.com/trips/destinations/kayak-pittsburgh/

Episode 178: The Post-Bypass Period with Steve Freiberg

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 178: The Post-Bypass Period with Steve Freiberg
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In this 178th episode I welcome back Dr. Stephen Freiberg to discuss how to manage the patient in the post cardiopulmonary bypass period.

CME: https://earnc.me/W1AepT

Dr. Freiberg’s social media:

thedadesthesiologist.com
Instagram: @thedadesthesiologist
Twitter: @dadesthesia
Tik Tok: @thedadesthesiologist

Episode 172: A Pregnant Patient with Congenital Heart Disease

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 172: A Pregnant Patient with Congenital Heart Disease
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In this 172nd episode I welcome a panel of experts to discuss the management of a pregnant patient with congenital heart disease. Drs. Hofkamp, Vaught and Meng join me to discuss the preoperative evaluation, obstetric management, and postoperative care.

CME: https://earnc.me/ZY2v27

Episode 146: Critical Care Ultrasound with Lee Goeddel

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 146: Critical Care Ultrasound with Lee Goeddel
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In this 146th episode I welcome back Dr. Lee Goeddel to the show to discuss critical care ultrasound including how it differs from POCUS and how people can prepare for the new certification exam.

CME: https://earnc.me/AnFeQx

References:

Pears and Pitfalls in Critical Care Ultrasonography: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5693549/

Episode 140: Transfusion Triggers and The TRICS 3 Trial with David Mazer

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Episode 140: Transfusion Triggers and The TRICS 3 Trial with David Mazer
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In this 140th episode I welcome Dr. David Mazer to the show. Dr. Mazer was the PI and first author on the TRICS 3 trial looking at liberal versus restrictive transfusion strategies in moderate to high risk cardiac surgery patients published in the NEJM in 2017.

CME: https://earnc.me/6SR7cb

Dr. Mazer would like to add the following random recommendation: For a great combination of live jazz and good food and drinks in Toronto, check out the Jazz Bistro just up the street from St. Michael’s Hospital.

Reference: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1711818

Dr. Mazer can be reached at David.Mazer@UnityHealth.To