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Jul 7, 2021

Welcome to the July 2021 episode of JHLT: The Podcast! Daniel R. Goldstein, MD, Editor-in-Chief of JHLT, leads a discussion with the JHLT Digital Media Editors about two studies in the July issue of The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Starting at 1:45, Dr. Goldstein and Erika Lease, MD, discuss a paper from Sage, et al, at the University of Toronto, Canada, titled “Prediction of donor related lung injury in clinical lung transplantation using a validated ex vivo lung perfusion inflammation score.”

Starting at 10:45, Van-Khue Ton, MD, PhD, and Marty Tam, MD, discuss a study from Rafei and colleagues from Minnesota and Houston,  USA, called “Association between digoxin use and gastrointestinal bleeding in contemporary continuous flow left ventricular assist device support.”

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This episode of JHLT: The Podcast, but not the studies within, is sponsored by Paragonix.