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12 minutes | Apr 30, 2017
Hospitalist Medicine: Part of Your Care Team
According to the Society of Hospital Medicine, hospital medicine is a medical specialty dedicated to the delivery of comprehensive medical care to hospitalized patients. Internists practicing hospital medicine are frequently called "hospitalists. In this segment, Dr. Fari Kamalpour, DO, Director of the Hospitalist program at Corona Regional Medical Center, discusses the role of a hospitalist and why they are an important part of your care team if you have to be hospitalized.
10 minutes | Apr 17, 2017
Urinary Tract Infections
According to the National Institutes of Health, urinary tract infections are one of the most common types of infection and account for around 8.1 million visits to doctors each year. They can affect the kidneys, bladder, and the tubes that run between them. Listen as Dr. Michael Louis, a specialist in urology and a member of the Medical Staff at Corona Regional Medical Center, discusses urinary tract infections and how your age, habits, or health conditions can make a UTI more likely.
9 minutes | Apr 11, 2017
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colon and Rectal Cancers.
Minimally invasive surgery usually results in quicker healing and less scarring. Because the procedures are performed through small incisions, patients experience smaller scars and quicker recoveries. Additionally, using advanced robotic systems can give doctors greater control and vision during surgery, allowing them to perform safe, less invasive, and precise surgical procedures for colon and rectal cancers. In this segment, Dr. Festus Dada, general and colorectal surgeon and member of the Medical Staff at Corona Regional Medical Center, discusses the advantages of minimally invasive surgery for colon and rectal cancers.
10 minutes | Apr 10, 2017
Incontinence: Treatment May Offer a Better Quality Of Life
Many American men and women suffer from urinary incontinence. Some may be hesitant to seek treatment as they may be embarrassed about this condition, or they may think nothing can be done. In this segment, Dr. Erin Katz, Urologist and member of the Medical Staff at Corona Regional Medical Center, discusses urinary incontinence and why seeking treatment may offer a better quality of life for those that suffer with this highly treatable condition.
10 minutes | Oct 11, 2016
When Should You Go to the Emergency Room?
According to the CDC, "one in five Americans report visiting emergency room at least once in the past year." But how do you tell when an emergency is truly an emergency that requires after-hours treatment? The Emergency Department at Corona Regional Medical Center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This specialized department is designed for patients with acute or traumatic illnesses or injuries and is staffed by board-certified physicians and nurses who are trained in cardiac life support. The department is staffed and equipped to care for emergency conditions. Listen in as Dr. James B Boyd discusses when you should come to Corona Regional Medical Center for your emergency care.
12 minutes | Sep 19, 2016
Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
According to The American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, regardless of race or ethnicity, and it is the second most common cause of death from cancer among white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native women. You may have had or are about to have a mastectomy, either because you've been diagnosed with breast cancer or are at very high risk of developing it in the future. If so, your doctor may have told you about options to rebuild your breast or breasts — a surgery called breast reconstruction. Listen in as Dr. Bradley Mudge, board certified plastic surgeon and a member of the Medical Staff at Corona Regional Medical Center discusses your options for Breast reconstruction following breast cancer surgery.
9 minutes | Sep 13, 2016
Do You Suffer from Pelvic Pain?
There are many changes that can occur in a woman's body during the course of her life that may result in heavy bleeding or pain. Endometrial ablation is the surgical destruction of the lining tissues of the uterus, known as the endometrium. Endometrial ablation is a treatment for abnormal bleeding of the uterus that is due to a benign (non-cancerous) condition. Lawrence Koning, MD is here to explain that endometrial ablation is a special treatment designed to reduce menstrual bleeding or, in some cases, eliminate it entirely.
10 minutes | Aug 30, 2016
Do You Need Spine Surgery?
Spine damage can cause pain, numbness and muscle weakness that can make everyday tasks difficult. The Spine Program at Corona Regional Medical Center offers non-surgical and surgical treatment options to help you return to an active life. Surgeons at Corona Regional Medical Center can evaluate your condition and recommend a treatment plan that may include rehabilitation, exercise or other therapies to help relieve your pain and increase your function. If surgery is required, minimally invasive procedures are available that can offer a shorter hospital stay and a quicker recovery with fewer complications. Listen as Dr. Richard Lin discusses the indications for spine surgery and what you can expect if you have to go through a procedure.
12 minutes | Aug 25, 2016
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
If you have spine damage, the Spine Program at Corona Regional Medical Center offers non-surgical and surgical treatment options to help you return to an active life. Surgeons at Corona Regional Medical Center can evaluate your condition and recommend a treatment program that may include rehabilitation, exercise or other therapies to help relieve your pain and increase your function. If surgery is required, minimally invasive procedures are available that can offer a shorter hospital stay and a quicker recovery with fewer complications. Listen in as Dr. Sean Armin discusses the advantages of minimally invasive spine surgery so that you can return to your active life sooner.
10 minutes | Aug 22, 2016
What You Can Do to Help Your Neck Pain
Many people have occasional neck pain or stiffness. In many cases, it's due to poor posture, normal wear and tear, or overuse. If you suffer from neck pain, you know how difficult everyday movements and activities can be. It can cause an increase in work absenteeism and keep you from enjoying the life you want to live. Listen in as Dr. Babak Khamsi discusses neck pain and how you can get help for this condition that can affect the quality of your life.
13 minutes | Aug 22, 2016
Do You Suffer from Lower Back Pain? You're Not Alone!
Back pain is very common ailment, however, it can have a major physical and psychological impact on a person's well being. There can be many contributing factors to back pain including poor posture and excessive weight. If you suffer from back pain, you know how it can limit your enjoyment of daily activities. Listen in as Dennis Cramer, MD discusses low back pain and what you can do if you suffer from this painful condition.
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