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Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Michael Matthay, MD, Professor of Medicine and Anesthesia at the University of California at San Francisco and a Senior Associate at the Cardiovascular Research Institute. Dr. Matthay discusses “Stem Cell Therapies in Critical Illness,” along with some thoughts on the treatment of ARDS and clinical trials in general. This discussion derives from a presentation at the 43rd Critical Care Congress in San Francisco, California.
Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks with Christine N. Duncan, MD, lead author on an article titled “Clinical Outcomes of Children Receiving Intensive Cardiopulmonary Support During Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant,” published in the March issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The article found that intensive cardiopulmonary support plays an important and potentially life-saving role in the care of pediatric stem cell transplant patients. Dr. Duncan is an instructor in pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks with Ranjit S. Chima, MD, lead author of an article that demonstrated a 63% survival to ICU discharge and a 45% long-term survival in hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients needing PICU care. Chima is an assistant professor in the department of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
SCCM is thrilled to bring world-renowned thought leaders to the 2024 Critical Care Congress to discuss innovative developments and hot topics in critical care. Read the thought leaders’ own previews of their upcoming sessions!