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The Problem with Calf Clots

Deep venous thrombosis of the calf causes an undue amount of consternation. What’s the best way to manage these?Anticoagulate, serial ultrasound, do nothing? We break down the evidence to help you decide. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Calf_Clots_ercast.output.mp3 Direct Download What are we worried about with calf DVT? Will it become a PE? Will the clot propagate proximally? Does treatment …

Priapism and Hematuria

ERCAST 004 http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/episode_4.mp3 Direct Download Is a 12 hour erection really such a bad thing? This upstanding episode includes: How to manage the patient with bloody urine? A curbside consult with urologist Brian Shaffer, MD. Your emails An unusual southern accent and as usual…SO much more… References: ERCAST 004: Hematuria and priapism [Audio mp3 link] …