Wednesday, February 28, 2007

First, Second, and Third Spaces

Everyone knows about third spacing, the accumulation of fluid in the interstitial space. So what are the first and second spaces, and what are examples of first and second spacing? (This was today's question to the residents.)

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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Hidden Features in Google Earth ("Beyond Your Backyard")

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Monday, February 12, 2007

The Safety of Drug-Eluting Stents: Early Release from the New England Journal of Medicine (Free Full Text)

"Because of the current public interest in this topic, the following articles and commentary were published on February 12, 2007, at They will appear in the March 8 issue of the Journal."

Original Article
A Pooled Analysis of Data Comparing Sirolimus-Eluting Stents with Bare-Metal Stents
C. Spaulding and Others

Original Article
Safety and Efficacy of Sirolimus- and Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stents
G.W. Stone and Others

Original Article
Long-Term Outcomes with Drug-Eluting Stents versus Bare-Metal Stents in Sweden
B. Lagerqvist and Others

Original Article
Stent Thrombosis in Randomized Clinical Trials of Drug-Eluting Stents
L. Mauri and Others

Original Article
Analysis of 14 Trials Comparing Sirolimus-Eluting Stents with Bare-Metal Stents
A. Kastrati and Others

Drug-Eluting Coronary Stents — Promise and Uncertainty (with animated figure)
G.D. Curfman and Others

Unanswered Questions — Drug-Eluting Stents and the Risk of Late Thrombosis
W.H. Maisel

Stent Thrombosis Redux — The FDA Perspective
A. Farb and A.B. Boam

An audio interview with Donald Baim and Steven Nissen

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Saturday, February 10, 2007

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Friday, February 9, 2007

YouTube: El Corazón

Anatomically-precise Latin love song about the heart. Via Boing Boing.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2007

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Monday, February 5, 2007

YouTube: Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us

Flickr: Frosty landscape

Frosty landscape, originally uploaded by Roselea.

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Sunday, February 4, 2007

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Saturday, February 3, 2007

Flickr: water bullet

water bullet, originally uploaded by docbertus.

YouTube: Dialysis

With a tunneled catheter.

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Friday, February 2, 2007

Put these Images of your Heart on your Fridge

An interventional cardiologist just instructed a patient to put the angiogram of his narrowed heart vessels on his refrigerator to remind him to stay on his diet and take his medicines. Smart.

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Thursday, February 1, 2007