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Butts & Guts: A Cleveland Clinic Digestive Health Podcast
13 minutes | Jun 21, 2022
What to Know About Fecal Incontinence
Fecal (Bowl) Incontinence is more common than people might think. Rebecca Gunter, MD, joins this episode of Butts & Guts and shares insight into this disease, how it can be treated, and offers words of encouragement for bringing it up with a medical professional.
18 minutes | Jun 7, 2022
Diet and Lifestyle Changes to Address Erectile Dysfunction
Petar Bajic, MD, is a urologist in the Center for Men’s Health at the Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, specializing in men's health and sexual medicine. He joins the Butts & Guts podcast as the special guest on this episode to discuss how certain diet and lifestyle changes can help men who experience Erectile Dysfunction (ED).
11 minutes | May 24, 2022
The Role of an Advanced Practice Provider in Your Colorectal Surgery Treatment
Stephanie Norman, CNP, is the special guest on this episode of Butts & Guts. She is a certified nurse practitioner in Cleveland Clinic's Department of Colorectal Surgery. Listen as she discusses the role of advanced practice providers (APPs) in surgical treatment and what type of care they can provide to patients.
18 minutes | May 10, 2022
A Novel Approach to Liver Transplantation
Cristiano Quintini, MD, is the Program Director and Surgical Director of Cleveland Clinic's Liver Transplantation Program. In this episode of Butts and Guts, Dr. Quintini provides insight into what information is considered prior to a liver transplant and also discusses several strategies that be implemented when performing this type of surgery.
12 minutes | Apr 26, 2022
Contributions in the Fight to Overcome IBD
Amy Lightner, MD joins Butts & Guts to discuss Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and innovative treatments using stem cell therapy at Cleveland Clinic's Center for Regenerative Medicine & Surgery. Dr. Lightner also gives an update on the 2022 Sherman Prize and how you can submit a nomination.
23 minutes | Apr 12, 2022
What is Glycogen Storage Disease (GSD)?
The body’s cells need a steady supply of fuel (known as glucose) in order to properly function. Kadakkal Radhakrishnan, MD, Director of Nutrition and Intestinal Rehabilitation at Cleveland Clinic Children's, discuss what happens when the body isn't able to use glucose the right way, also known as glycogen storage disease.
25 minutes | Mar 29, 2022
Addressing Fertility Issues and IBD
Listen to this week's Butts & Guts to learn more about Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).Tracy Hull, MD, Vice Chair of Cleveland Clinic's Department of Colorectal Surgery, also shares fertility considerations that are part of a patient's treatment plan.
14 minutes | Mar 15, 2022
Colorectal and GI Surgery for Older Adults
Colorectal surgeon Joshua Sommovilla, MD joins Butts & Guts to discuss common procedures performed on older adults and considerations taken to ensure optimal recovery time. Dr. Sommovilla also provides an update on minimally invasive surgical research that will further benefit patients.
12 minutes | Mar 1, 2022
Colorectal Cancer Awareness: What to Know About Screenings
Butts & Guts kicks off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month with Patricia Ajayi-Fox, MD, a gastroenterologist in Cleveland Clinic's Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute. Listen as she discusses the importance of getting screened for colorectal cancer, and the concerning disparities in the Black community regarding screening and outcomes.
20 minutes | Feb 15, 2022
Innovations in Fetal Surgery Part III: Removal of a Tumor on the Heart
Returning guest Darrell Cass, MD joins Butts & Guts to discuss Cleveland Clinic's recent fetal surgery, only the 2nd of its kind in the world. Listen as Dr. Cass shares how a multidisciplinary surgical team removed a tumor growing on baby Rylan's heart while he was a 26-week-old fetus.
14 minutes | Feb 1, 2022
All About Cleveland Clinic's Bariatric Endoscopy Program
Obesity is a complex chronic disease that has reached pandemic levels and requires long-term, multispecialty management. Roberto Simons-Linares, MD, Director of Bariatric Endoscopy at Cleveland Clinic, joins Butts & Guts to discuss treatment options and the personalized care provided in our Bariatric Endoscopy Program.
16 minutes | Jan 18, 2022
Innovations in Living Donor Liver Transplantation
Typically, organs for transplantation are obtained from deceased donors. Unfortunately, there are not enough deceased donor organs available for everyone who needs a transplant and, as a result, the number of patients on the transplant waiting list continues to grow. Koji Hashimoto, MD, PhD joins Butts & Guts to discuss living donor liver transplants and the benefits of this option.
12 minutes | Jan 4, 2022
The Role of a Pharmacist in Cleveland Clinic's IBD Medical Home
Shubha Bhat, PharmD joins the Butts & Guts podcast to discuss Cleveland Clinic's unique inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patient-centered medical home and how a clinical pharmacist collaborates with a team of gastroenterologists, surgeons, nutritionists, dietitians, nurses, nurse practitioners and psychologists to capture the needs of a patient dealing with this condition.
13 minutes | Dec 21, 2021
Surgical Innovations for Kidney Transplants
Listen to this week's Butts & Guts as Hannah Kerr, MD discusses kidney transplants, a new topic for the podcast. Learn answers to common questions on kidney transplants, and how innovations in surgical techniques provide a better quality of life for patients undergoing the procedure.
23 minutes | Dec 7, 2021
What Are Lysosomal Storage Diseases?
Angelika Erwin, MD, PhD and Rabi Hanna, MD join Butts & Guts to discuss the unique topic of lysosomal storage diseases. While rare, these diseases can affect organs throughout the body and even lead to death if untreated. Listen as Dr. Erwin and Dr. Hanna share common symptoms, how these are diagnosed, and how Cleveland Clinic Children's treats young patients with these diseases.
25 minutes | Nov 23, 2021
Truth or Myth: Your Nutrition Questions Answered
Dietician Julia Zumpano joins Butts & Guts for a special episode of Dr. Steele's favorite game, Truth or Myth. With the holidays coming up, learn more about common questions on topics like dieting, superfoods, coffee, vitamins and more to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.
28 minutes | Nov 9, 2021
Patient Perspectives: Young Onset Colorectal Cancer
The Patient Perspectives series returns to Butts & Guts with Brittney, a patient of Dr. Steele's who fought young-onset colorectal cancer. Listen as Brittney shares her patient journey from symptoms to diagnosis to treatment, and how her family and faith helped her through those challenging times.
19 minutes | Oct 26, 2021
Learning About Lymphovenous Bypass Surgery
Butts & Guts continues our Breast Cancer Awareness Month series with Julie Lang, MD and Stephanie Valente, MD discussing lymphovenous bypass surgery and its connection to breast cancer. Learn more about this procedure and the advances being made in breast surgery at Cleveland Clinic.
16 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Updates in Breast Cancer Screening
Radiologist Laura Dean, MD joins Butts & Guts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to discuss commonly asked questions about screening for this disease. Topics include the recommended age for a mammogram, 2D vs. 3D screenings, breast cancer in men, and more.
21 minutes | Sep 28, 2021
An Innovative, Organ Sparing Approach to Rectal Cancer
Emre Gorgun, MD joins Butts & Guts for a third time to give listeners a refresher on the differences between rectal cancer and colon cancer, as well as share an exciting update on new surgical approaches that leave patients with an improved quality of life post-treatment.
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