February JHLT: The Podcast

Published 09 February 2024
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On the February episode of JHLT: The Podcast, the Digital Media Editors explore two studies from the February issue of The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Headshot of David JenkinsThe first segment in the episode features a study presented by senior author David Jenkins, FRCS(Cth) from the Royal Papworth Hospital, “Perioperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for pulmonary endarterectomy: A 17-year experience from the UK national cohort.” Dr. Jenkins shares the major determinants of mortality in this patient population, differences between survivors and non-survivors, and the CTEPH classification systems involved.

In the second segment of the episode, the Digital Media Editors speak to first author Kevin Chen, MD, on the study Kevin Chen HeadshotHeart transplantation in patients from socioeconomically distressed communities.” Dr. Chen discusses the possible reasons behind these disparities, race and gender-specific disparities, and what the transplant community can do to reduce these disparities. 

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JHLT: The Podcast