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Respiratory Exchange Podcast

Respiratory Exchange

A Cleveland Clinic podcast exploring timely and timeless clinical and leadership topics in the disciplines of pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, allergy/immunology, infectious disease and related areas.
Hosted by Raed Dweik, MD, MBA, Chair of the Respiratory Institute at Cleveland Clinic.
Maeve Macmurdo, MD

Featured Episode

Chronic Beryllium Disease

What do golf clubs, computers and aerospace engineering have in common? They all use a beryllium alloy as part of their manufacturing process. Beryllium is used in many industries and, over time, workers who are in contact with this element can become sensitized to it and may develop chronic beryllium disease. Dr. Maeve MacMurdo discusses ways to identify patients who may be sensitized, as well as those who have developed chronic beryllium disease and how they can be treated

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August 21, 2023

Mechanical Ventilation: From Reading Waveforms to AI and Detection Algorithms

Eduardo Mireles, MD, director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit and vice-chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, discusses the current gap between ventilator technology, with its multiple options, and the education needed for providers who monitor patients. He reviews the course he developed to address this gap, the Standardized Education on Ventilatory Assistance (SEVA), as well as where AI and the detection algorithms used in mechanical ventilation will take healthcare in the future.

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August 9, 2023

When the Count is High: Eosinophilic Diseases

Dr. Fred Hsieh discusses eosinophilic-related diseases and their possible causes, such as allergic diseases or parasitic infection. He covers the best way to proceed when your CBC report shows a high eosinophil number and what hypereosinophilia syndrome actually is. Dr. Hsieh reviews the challenge in treating eosinophilic-related diseases with corticosteroids, and new, FDA-approved treatments that use eosinophil-targeting biologics to reduce the eosinophils in the blood.

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July 26, 2023

ATS LIVE! Part 2 Interviews from the 2023 American Thoracic Society Conference

ATS LIVE! Part 2 Interviews from the 2023 American Thoracic Society Conference Host: Amy Attaway, MD Recorded live at ATS, Dr. Amy Attaway talks with attendees about their emerging and innovative work. Dr. Anna May: Medication use before starting positive airway pressure therapy. Dr. Neha Solanki: Platelets' association with severe asthma. Dr. Peng Zhang: Repurposing medications to decrease asthma inflammation. Dr. Uddalak Majumdar: Mechanical ventilation and obstructive airway diseases.

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July 18, 2023

ATS LIVE! Interviews from the 2023 American Thoracic Society Conference Part 1

Recorded live at ATS, Dr. Amy Attaway, Associate Director of the Cleveland Clinic COPD Center, talks with attendees about their emerging and innovative work: Dr. Elizabeth Regan: COPDGene study. Drs. Onder Yildirim and Thom Conlon: COPD iNET. Dr. Roger Kim: AI radio mix tool. Racial disparities in lung cancer screening.

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