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UF Health MedEd Cast
25 minutes | Jan 6, 2023
Treatment Strategies for Malignant Gliomas
Ashley Ghiaseddin, M.D., highlights treatment strategies for malignant gliomas. He shares challenges to therapeutic options, the standard approaches to treatment, novel treatment strategies and when it is important to refer to the specialists at UF Health Shands Hospital.
12 minutes | Dec 19, 2022
Diagnosis and Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia
William A. Friedman M.D., describes the diagnostic criteria for trigeminal neuralgia as well as other facial pain disorders. He highlights the best medical therapy for trigeminal neuralgia and its limitations and he outlines the three neurosurgical options for treating medically refractory trigeminal neuralgia.
21 minutes | Dec 8, 2022
Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate
As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to: 1. Describe the basics of BPH and Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate 2. Explain the appropriate evaluation and patient selection for Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate 3. Outline the Pro’s and Con’s of Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate
13 minutes | Dec 8, 2022
Lateral Ankle Sprains (Acute and Chronic Instability)
R. James Toussaint M.D., discusses lateral ankle sprains, the prevalence of these injuries and the mechanics involved. He explains the difference between mechanical instability vs functional instability, when nonoperative and operative treatment are indicated and importantly, the return to play criteria for an ankle sprain during recovery phase and functional phase.
17 minutes | Nov 6, 2022
Current Challenges Facing the Shifting Paradigm of Early-Stage NSCLC Management
Aaron Franke M.D., M.S highlights current challenges facing the shifting paradigm of early-stage NSCLC management. He analyzes recent data supporting novel therapeutic approaches vs standard of care in resectable NSCLC. He reviews anticipated and ongoing clinical trials using IO-based therapy in early-stage NSCLC. Additionally, he examines knowledge gaps and challenges facing adopting the neoadjuvant paradigm in clinical practice as he helps us to understand clinical parameters that qualify patients for ICI-based neoadjuvant therapy and he highlights how to plan therapy for patients with stage I-III NSCLC based on individual patient considerations, expert recommendations, and available clinical data.
11 minutes | Nov 6, 2022
Patient-Centered Breast Radiotherapy Fractionation and Treatment Approach
Oluwadamilola Oladeru M.D., discusses patient-centered breast radiotherapy fractionation and treatment approach. She describes the changing trend of radiotherapy fractionation over the last 20 years and the long-term results of UK FAST and FAST FORWARD studies. Lastly she describes the patient selection for short course treatment and its benefits in terms of patient convenience.
11 minutes | Nov 6, 2022
Cochlear Implants: Expanding Access to Hearing Rehabilitation
Si Chen M.D., discusses cochlear implants and expanding access to hearing rehabilitation. She highlights the limitations of hearing aids and when cochlear implants should be considered. She describes cochlear implant evaluation, surgery, post-operative care, and hearing outcomes and she shares recent advances and ongoing research that are improving cochlear implant performance
9 minutes | Nov 6, 2022
Prone Position for Breast Radiation Treatment
Oluwadamilola Oladeru M.D., discusses prone position for breast radiation treatment. She describes the benefits of prone positioning for protecting normal tissues including lungs and heart. She examines recent studies regarding prone position and she shares the factors that make a patient a good candidate for prone position or breast cancer radiation treatment.
12 minutes | Oct 6, 2022
As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to: 1. Describe the most common causes of nasal obstruction. 2. Outline the initial treatment protocol that should be prescribed. 3.Discuss when referral to ENT and surgical intervention may be helpful.
23 minutes | Sep 23, 2022
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Update
Drs. Calvin Choi and Mohammad Al-Ani discuss the epidemiology and symptoms associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), the contemporary evaluation and management strategy for HCM, and the latest advances in treatment options for HCM.
12 minutes | Jul 29, 2022
Pluvicto for Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer
Robert Zlotecki M.D., PhD describes the factors that make a patient a candidate for Pluvicto treatment for prostate cancer. He explains the process of treatment through a series of Pluvicto infusions for prostate cancer and he outlines the current shift in thinking regarding systemic radiopharmaceutical therapy for prostate cancer.
13 minutes | Jul 29, 2022
Vasectomy Reversal: Provider and Patient Considerations
Kevin Campbell M.D highlights vasectomy reversal with both provider and patient consideration. He describes the workup and counseling for patients interested in vasectomy reversal. He outlines the surgical techniques and procedures available for men with a history of vasectomy and he discusses the post-operative considerations following a vasectomy reversal.
13 minutes | Jun 23, 2022
Perioperative Optimization of the Elderly Spine Surgery Patients
In this episode, Basma Mohamed, MBChB, describes the importance of a comprehensive preoperative evaluation of elderly spine surgery patients and the methods of frailty assessment in the literature. She also explains the role of prehabilitation in frail elderly patients preparing for spine surgery.
11 minutes | May 31, 2022
Group B Streptococcal Infection in Pregnancy
Patrick Duff M.D. highlights group B streptococcal infection in pregnancy. He describes the principal risk factors for early-onset group B streptococcal infection, the most useful methods for identifying maternal group B streptococcal colonization and the best strategies for reducing the frequency of early-onset neonatal group B streptococcal infection. Lastly, he shares the special considerations for antibiotic prophylaxis in patients who are allergic to penicillin.
14 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
Physician Modified Endovascular Graft (PMEG) for Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms
Zain Shahid M.D., defines physician modified endovascular grafts (PMEG). He describes patient selection and the indications for PMEG and he helps us to understand the role of PMEG in treatment of complex aortic aneurysms.
13 minutes | Mar 30, 2022
Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Jesus Fabregas MD, MPH, FACO helps us to recognize colorectal cancer as a major cause of morbidity and mortality. He identifies different colorectal cancer screening methods and as a medical oncologist, he shares the symptoms at presentation of colon malignancies and the latest treatment options available.
10 minutes | Feb 25, 2022
MRI Guided Radiation Therapy
Robert Zlotecki MD, PhD discusses MRI guided radiation therapy. He helps us to understand the role and effectiveness of radiation therapy in cure and palliation of GI tract cancers. He speaks about the technologic advances that have increased the safety of radiation therapy treatment and he explores how this has the potential to preserve and improve patient quality of life factors in the treatment of cancer.
15 minutes | Feb 25, 2022
Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Kathryn Hitchcock M.D., PhD discusses colorectal cancer awareness. She describes next steps if rectal cancer is suspected, as well as current treatment for rectal cancer. She explains recent and ongoing changes in rectal cancer treatment and she outlines the current shift in thinking regarding management of metastatic colorectal cancer.
13 minutes | Feb 5, 2022
Angela Pham, MD, discusses Project ECHO and how it incorporates IBD quality metrics to potentially improve patient outcomes. She helps us to understand how it can be utilized for patients and she explains the options and benefits Project ECHO can bring to your practice.
13 minutes | Jan 26, 2022
Refractive Surgery Update
In this episode, W. Allan Steigleman, MD, discusses the latest updates in refractive surgery. He compares and contrasts the most widely used corneal refractive procedures, describes common contraindications for refractive surgery and discusses alternative refractive surgery options when corneal refractive surgery may not be appropriate.
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