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TT HealthWatch - Friday, September 25, 2020

This week's topics include a look at transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in South Korea, a review of studies relative to transmission of SARS-CoV-2, inappropriate use of cardiac stents, and risk of breast cancer death after DCIS.

0:52 Cardiac stents in people with stable heart disease
1:56 Stenting rarely beneficial
2:53 Number of stents decreased by 84%
3:51 Save $6 billion avoiding stents
4:05 Risk of death from breast cancer after ductal carcinoma in situ
5:05 Looked at SEER database
6:05 DCIS thought to be contained
7:00 Review of COVID-19 transmission
8:02 Most people don't transmit
8:47 Transmission in asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic
9:47 20% never showed symptoms
10:44 13 days later still tested positive
11:44 Resistance domestically
12:55 End

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