Clinical Editor's Corner: Kern

May 31, 2021
Join Morton Kern, MD, with guest panelists David Rizik, MD, and Kirk Garratt, MD, on Thurs 6/17 at 12pm ET for a 30-minute discussion of this column. Register for a reminder here.
May 4, 2021
We had a puzzling case. A 37-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with 1 day of anterior chest pain at rest, somewhat positional. Three months ago, he had COVID-19 flu syndrome without hospitalization.
April 5, 2021
As our old stock of Langstons is gone, I compiled a list of what I believe to be all the methods for aortic stenosis gradient assessment that involve only one arterial access and asked our expert colleagues about their alternative to the dual lumen pigtail.
March 3, 2021
Editor's Note: Below, see the video discussion of this article with Dr. Kern and Dr. George Vetrovec.
February 7, 2021
Editor's Note: VIDEO BELOW Watch CLD's Clinical Editor Morton Kern, MD, as he is joined by guest panelists Srihari Naidu, MD, and Bailey Ann Estes, BSN, RN-BC, RNFA, CNOR, RCIS, in a 30-minute discussion of their research.
December 29, 2020
Editor's note: Watch/listen (video included in article below) as Dr. Kern and Dr. Arnold H. Seto discuss this article in a 30-minute Clinical Editor's Corner Live presentation that took place on Thurs, January 28th at 1:30pm ET.   
December 6, 2020
Listen in to Dr. Kern and Dr. Lloyd Klein as they discuss this article in a 30-minute Clinical Editor's Corner Live presentation. Dr.
November 4, 2020
My daughter, at age 6, said to me many years ago when I was struggling with some vexing problem, “Dad, it’s not rocket surgery”. She meant to say rocket science, but we talked a lot of medicine then. Okay, I agree that securing the radial sheath in place is not “rocket surgery”.
October 5, 2020
Cath lab math has always been a struggle for most of us, but with some patience and applied diligence, we can overcome this barrier. With this in mind, I thought I’d talk about how one of the most common and most important hemodynamic formulas, the Gorlin formula, evolved into a simplified, practical method, the Hakki formula.
September 7, 2020
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