Best Oculoplastics podcasts we could find (Updated November 2018)
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Adrenal nodules are being increasingly identified on imaging studies (i.e., CT or MRI) obtained for other reasons. All identified adrenal nodules should be evaluated to determine whether they lead to over-production of hormones or might harbor a malignancy such as adrenocortical carcinoma. Listen as Brenessa Lindeman, MD, and John Porterfield, ...…
 
Ravikumar Paluri, MD, Rojymon Jacob, MD, and Greg Kennedy, MD, join the segment in this panel discussion on the benefits of multi-disciplinary care for Colorectal Cancer patients, and when to refer to the specialists at UAB Medicine.
 
Our parathyroid glands usually do a great job of controlling our body’s calcium levels, but one or more can begin to hyperfunction and lead to high levels of calcium in the blood. Herbert Chen, MD, discusses who is most at risk for parathyroid disease, the associated symptoms, how to treat it, and when to refer to the specialists at UAB Medicine.…
 
Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia (formerly Critical Limb Ischemia) is a natural progression of untreated or unrecognized Peripheral Arterial Disease. It is important for providers to recognize symptomatic patients for prompt referral. Graeme McFarland, MD, discusses how the earlier a diagnosis can be made, the earlier treatment can be started ...…
 
Britney Corey, MD, discusses optimizing hernia repair and how UAB recently joined the Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative. This relationship will allow UAB to participate in continuous quality improvement efforts to optimize outcomes and costs of hernia care.
 
When it comes to cataracts, nothing can change the world like seeing it more clearly again. Waid Blackstone, MD, discusses cataracts, and when to refer a patient to the specialists at UAB Medicine.
 
There are about 50,000 people living with Hep C in the state of Alabama currently. The hepatitis C virus is carried in the blood and often is transmitted by sharing needles or other equipment to inject drugs. For some people, hepatitis C is a short-term illness, but for many it becomes a long-term, chronic infection that can result in serious h ...…
 
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) uses a multi-modal and multidisciplinary approach to deliver best-evidence surgical care to all patients to improve their outcomes and experience. Daniel Chu, MD, discusses ERAS, its benefits to patients, providers and healthcare systems and when to refer to the specialists at UAB Medicine.…
 
People share many things with the dogs in their lives. Unfortunately, that can include a tendency to develop brain tumors. Dogs and humans are among the few species that spontaneously develop naturally occurring brain tumors. Those tumors have a lot in common, too, which has led scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to wonder wh ...…
 
The thyroid gland influences the body’s metabolic processes and hypo- or hyper-function of the thyroid can have serious consequences for health and quality of life. While hypothyroidism can be easily treated with medication, a range of treatment options exist for hyperthyroidism. Listen as Brenessa Lindeman, MD, Herbert Chen, MD., and John Port ...…
 
Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. Without treatment, those with glaucoma slowly lose their peripheral (side) vision and in time may lose all vision. Carson Bee, MD, discusses treatment options for Glaucoma and when it is the right time to refer a patient to the specialists at the Pell City Clinic of UAB Medicine's C ...…
 
Hearing aids vs. cochlear implants vs. brain stem implants. Benjamin McGrew, MD, discusses the types of conductive hearing losses that can be surgically corrected or improved with various implantable hearing devices and when to refer.
 
Soumya Sivaraman, MD, discusses Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and how important it is that referring physicians understand that this is a more humane treatment than in past decades and has better results than other methods.
 
A new test for urothelial cancers could detect mutations in DNA that have been identified for those cancers earlier than traditional tests. The earlier detection of urothelial cancer could lead to earlier treatment, and potentially better outcomes for patients. George Netto, MD, Pathology Department Chair at UAB, discusses the UroSEEK non-invas ...…
 
UAB’s Histocompatibility Lab is one of approximately 200 such laboratories in the United States, and the only one in Alabama. The lab tests and monitors every solid organ, bone marrow and stem cell transplant patient from Children’s of Alabama, the Birmingham VA Medical Center and UAB. The lab performs testing on every recipient after transplan ...…
 
Surgery on the spine is indicated for a variety of disorders, including procedures to treat nerve compression in the spine such as spinal stenosis, herniated discs, and sciatica; spinal deformities such as scoliosis; and traumatic and degenerative conditions of the spine. Thomas Staner Jr, MD, discusses how to get patients with back pain treate ...…
 
As central Alabama’s premier comprehensive vein center, The UAB Vein Clinic provides state-of-the-art cosmetic, minimally-invasive, and surgical treatments by vascular specialists and medical experts who are specialty trained in vein disease. Our specialty-trained surgeons and physicians are leaders in their field and have excellent track recor ...…
 
Awareness of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is very low in both patients and in primary care practice despite an increase in incidence. Referral to vascular medicine can aid in both diagnosis and risk factor modification and can lead to better outcomes. Benjamin Pearce, MD, discusses the presentation of PAD to primary care and some easy ques ...…
 
The benefits of minimally invasive surgery for a variety of conditions have been increasingly recognized, in so far as patient recovery and reduced complications rates. Dr. Jared White discusses the latest advances in minimally invasive liver resection and when to refer to specialists at UAB Medicine.…
 
A very rare but particularly aggressive cancer, bile duct cancer typically affects adults 50 years of age or older. It can be difficult to stage which is required to select the best treatment plan. Jared White, MD, discusses the management of Cholangiocarcinoma and when to refer to a specialist at UAB Medicine.…
 
A vena cava filter is one type of treatment for deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. One of several treatments for these conditions, it typically is reserved for patients who cannot take blood thinning medications. Some types of filters are permanent and others can be temporary and later retrieved. Andrew Gunn, MD discusses Inferior Infe ...…
 
New advancements in cancer therapies are helping patients live longer, however, this also means that ongoing cancer treatments may damage their hearts. Cardio-Oncologist, Carrie Lenneman MD, shares her expertise in this very specialized field of medicine.
 
Kellie Flood. MD, discusses the department of interdisciplinary practice and training at UAB Medicine, and how it specifically relates to the Geriatric Scholar Program, HELP, and Virtual ACE. She discusses how to evaluate the impact of such programs on outcomes for patients and clinicians.
 
Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty are minimally invasive procedures for vertebral compression fractures (VCF), which are fractures in vertebra, the bones that make up the spinal column. The surgeries are used to treat pain caused by vertebral compression fractures in the spine. The UAB Medicine interventional radiology team is a dedicated group of ...…
 
As part of the UAB Division of Women's Reproductive Healthcare, our services range from complete obstetric care to the medical and surgical treatment of complicated gynecological concerns. Our physicians are here for the first routine gynecological exam, to delivering babies, to guiding through menopause. UAB Obstetrics and Gynecology offers co ...…
 
The Trauma and Burn Intensive Care Unit at UAB Medicine provides critical care for trauma and burn patients requiring intensive therapeutic interventions resulting from injury. In this podcast James Hwang, MD discusses burn care from an educational perspective, and what sets the UAB burn program apart for this very specialized care.…
 
Adoptive cell transfer (ACT) is an emerging approach to immunotherapy by which patients' own immune cells are collected and used to treat their cancer. There are several types of ACT, but the one that seems to be closest to producing an FDA-approved treatment is chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy. Leading this panel discussion regar ...…
 
The UAB Medicine Robotic Surgery Program is one of the largest in the Southeast and has the largest surgical volume in the country, with nearly 25 surgeons using the da Vinci robot to perform almost 1,000 surgeries each year. UAB Robotic Surgery includes several fellowship-trained subspecialists who have received the maximum training in their f ...…
 
UAB Sports Medicine specializes in evaluating, managing, rehabilitating, and preventing the injuries and physical problems that are common among athletes of all ages. From the weekend warrior to the professional athlete, physicians at UAB Sports Medicine provide care designed to enable patients to return to their active lifestyles safely and as ...…
 
A spinal cord injury (SCI) is the occurrence of an acute traumatic damage to the spinal cord or nerves roots within the spinal column, including the cauda equina, that results in temporary or permanent loss of motor function, sensory function, and autonomic functions. Higher levels of injuries typically result in a greater loss of function when ...…
 
UAB surgeons are pioneering procedures for robotic surgery for head-and-neck, lung, and other cancers to help push the technology far beyond its original emphasis on prostate cancer. In the process, UAB has become one of the busiest, most diverse, and most comprehensive robotic surgery programs in the nation with more than 20 surgeons in nine s ...…
 
Transarterial-chemoembolization (TACE) has been a palliative treatment or bridging treatment for liver cancer, whether primary or metastatic. TACE is a combination of local delivery of chemotherapy and a procedure to block of the blood supply to the tumor and trap the chemotherapy in the tumor. Here to discuss the latest advances in trans-arter ...…
 
Oculoplastics & Reconstructive Surgery focuses on corrective and cosmetic eye surgery related to the eyelids, eyebrow, forehead, and tear duct system. These surgeons also repair orbital trauma and congenital eye defects in children and adults. Physicians in this field are ophthalmologists who have received additional training in plastic surgery ...…
 
In the world of electronic health records, and an increase in the aging population, many physicians find themselves subjected to more intense scrutiny of quality and performance, while they face an ever increasing patient load. They can experience depression and burnout the way many professional do, however, as physicians they may be tempted to ...…
 
Millions of Americans struggle with obesity and obesity-related diseases every day. Obesity has become an epidemic in this country and the need to foster a multidisciplinary approach to basic, clinical, and translational research is now more important than ever. There is an emphasis on understanding the causal factors underlying nutrition and o ...…
 
The thyroid gland influences many of the metabolic processes in your body through the hormone that it produces. As a result, thyroid disorders can be far reaching and can range from nodules to hypothyroidism to life threatening cancer. In this panel discussion regarding thyroid cancer and thyroid disease are Dr. Benjamin Greene, Dr. Brian Hughl ...…
 
Every year approximately 100,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with head and neck cancer. The Head and Neck Oncology Division of the UAB Department of Otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) is among the largest of its kind in the United States. Our providers diagnose and treat tumors of the oral cavity, oropharynx (throat), larynx ( ...…
 
Percutaneous ablation is a minimally invasive procedure where small needles are inserted through the skin under imaging guidance. The needles are directed toward tumors, which can be in the liver, kidney, bone, or lung. Once the needles are in place, the tumors are destroyed by either heating or freezing the cancer cells. These treatments are f ...…
 
The UAB Medicine Breast Cancer Survivorship Program offers specialized follow-up care focused on the unique needs of breast cancer patients. The goal of the program is to help each survivor stay as healthy as possible and to prevent problems from happening or catch them early, when they are most easily treat. In this segment Smita Bhatia, MD, d ...…
 
Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) affects approximately one third of all women and accounts for 20% of outpatient gynecology appointments. The pain might be caused by a number of reasons and today the technology and investigations are more sophisticated and physicians are more equipped to help determine the cause so that the patient can find relief. Th ...…
 
According to the Nation Osteoporosis Foundation, approximately 54 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. Studies suggest that approximately one in two women and up to one in four men age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis. In this segment Sarah Morgan, MD discusses ...…
 
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is joining a growing network charged with implementing the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program, an ambitious effort to advance research into precision medicine. In this segment, Eddy S Yang, MD, PhD, discuss precision oncology and what it may mean as a blue print for future research.…
 
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs have a goal to accelerate functional recovery and to improve postoperative outcomes. Here to discuss Gynecologic Oncology - ERAS Success at UAB Medicine is Charles A. Leath III, MD, MSPH. He is an Associate Professor, in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at UAB Medicine.…
 
The UAB Medicine Department of Advanced Practice Providers is responsible for the oversight of all Advanced Practice Providers within the Health System. This includes oversight of meaningful use, scope of practice and compliance with state and federal regulations, credentialing of all APPs seeking privileges to practice as a UAB Medicine provid ...…
 
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) is a temporary mechanical support system that replaces the function of the heart and/or lungs in patients with cardiac and respiratory failure. The program at UAB Medicine is the only available ECMO program in the state of Alabama, and during the 2013 influenza season provided support for more than 80 ...…
 
A chronic total occlusion is a total blockage in a coronary artery that has been present for at least three months. In this segment, Dr. Mark Sasse discusses chronic total occlusion and how UAB Interventional Cardiology is an internationally recognized leader in cardiac services, combining compassionate, innovative patient care with the most ad ...…
 
In this segment, Holly Richter, MD, PhD, J. Marion Sims Endowed Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UAB Medicine discusses Vaginal Prolapse and how UAB Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery provides the highest level of evidence-based care for the full spectrum of women's pelvic floor disorders.…
 
As life expectancy in developed countries gradually increases, obstetrician-gynecologists are encouraged to be familiar with disorders of the elderly population. Half of all women are likely to experience some incontinence in their lifetime, and about 10 percent will have surgery for incontinence and/or prolapse—a bulging of the bladder or vagi ...…
 
Heart disease is the nation's leading cause of death and a major cause of disability. Heart disease can be inherited (congenital) or acquired during a lifetime of factors such as a damaging diet, lack of exercise, and the presence of stress. In women, heart disease symptoms can be dramatically different than they are in men. In this segment, Sa ...…
 
The mission of the UAB Medicine Comprehensive Ovarian Cancer Program is to improve the lives of women affected by or at risk for ovarian cancer. This navigator-driven, patient-centric program is the first of its kind in the Southeast and centralizes important ancillary aspects of ovarian cancer care for patients and their families, including ge ...…
 
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