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Breathe Easy Pediatrics Presents: Tidal Volume Episode 1 - Airway Clearance in Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Tidal Volume is a new podcast from ATS Peds focusing on core concepts of pediatric pulmonology. The goal is to bring in depth focus on these core concepts for residents, fellows, early career pulmonologists or even senior faculty looking for a refresher. 

In episode 1, Christina Barreda MD from the University of Wisconsin and Ryan Thomas MD from Michigan State University discuss the importance of airway clearance in people with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).  Discussion includes the physiology atelectasis and SMA and how SMA places patients at increased risk for mucus plugging and atelectasis.  Discussion also includes prevention strategies and some of the data that informs these strategies.  



Host:  Dr. Ryan Thomas

Guest: Dr. Christina Barreda


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