Academic Day Seminars

ADS – Pediatric HIV

This ADS was full of useful references including Carlo’s lecture slides to refer to. The ADS covered the history of HIV infection in children, the HIV life cycle, ARV options/considerations/benefits/risks in pediatrics, formulations, and adherence.** In speaking to the other peds residents who had done an HIV rotation at BCCH (Oak Tree Clinic) they really underlined… Continue reading ADS – Pediatric HIV

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ADS – Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission

This was an interesting ADS to learn about perinatal HIV transmission. This has come up a few times throughout my residency  so it was useful to have a more detailed discussion about this. Notes: 3rd trimester is higher risk for in utero infection because the placental integrity is at its weakest Our data tells us:… Continue reading ADS – Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission

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ADS – Acute Coronary Syndrome

Types of MIs: Spontaneous MI MI 2ry to an ischemic imbalance MI resulting in death when biomarker values are unavailable a) MI related to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) 4. b) MI related to stent thrombosis 5. MI related to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) Pathophysiology: Plaque rupture Dynamic obstruction Coronary spasm, vasoconstriction Progressive mechanical obstruction… Continue reading ADS – Acute Coronary Syndrome