UAB Med Cast

UAB Med Cast

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The UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute is establishing a growing network of outreach clinics in order to provide patients throughout Alabama with convenient access to state-of-the-art treatment options for complications of chronic liver and kidney disease.

Mohamed Shoreibah MD and Gaurav Agarwal MD disc...
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Panayotis Vardas, MD joins the podcast to discuss podcasts as a resource. He shares how the experts at UAB Medicine are using this form of new audio streaming media to enlighten the medical community and keep other providers abreast of the latest advances in medicine taking place at UAB Medicine.

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In this panel discussion, Eric Wallace MD and Dana Rizk MD discuss the Rare Kidney Disease Clinic at UAB Medicine. They share what conditions the clinic treats and when it is important to refer to the specialists at UAB Medicine.

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Brad Denney, MD discusses the link between textured breast implants and Lymphoma. He shares factual information for providers so they can help their patients make more informed decisions when deciding on breast implants.

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December 16, 2019

Brad Denney, MD explains the key variables that determine whether tummy tuck or liposuction, or even both, can provide the "best" results, and when to refer to the experts at UAB Medicine.

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Achalasia is an esophageal motility disorder characterized by impaired relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter and loss of esophageal peristalsis. The conventional treatment for achalasia has historically been Heller myotomy, a surgical procedure.

In this panel discussion, Jayleen Grams, MD and Kondal ...
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November 25, 2019

In this panel discussion, Chad Burski, MD and Melanie Morris, MD examine Crohn's Disease & Colitis. They share how these patients are managed both by GI medicine doctors and surgeons, and when it is important to refer to the specialists at UAB Medicine.

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November 18, 2019

Peter Kolettis, MD discusses male infertility. He examines the latest treatment options available and when to refer to the specialists at UAB Medicine.

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Michael Hanaway, MD discusses kidney transplantation at UAB Medicine. He highlights UAB's progress on wait list management and reducing waiting times as well as recent changes in the kidney transplant waiting list experience and kidney allocation process.

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Brad Denney, MD discusses technical considerations and benefits of a Brow Lift or Blepharoplasty, and when to refer to the specialists at UAB Medicine.

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Dr. Richard Stahl joins the show to compare and contrast the two most common types of bariatric surgery – gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. He discusses parameters when deciding which procedure to use and when to refer to the specialists at UAB Medicine.

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham, one of the nation’s leading hospitals in robotic surgery volume, is enhancing its work in the field.

Dr. Soroush Rais-Bahrami, and Dr. Jeffrey Nix, Urologists at UAB Medicine discuss the new single port robot as it relates to Urologic surgeries.

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September 30, 2019

Jeffrey Simmons MD discusses perioperative medicine and specifically preoperative optimization.

He shares best practices and the several modifiable preoperative conditions that if improved upon increase a patients chance of having a better outcome. He shares how UAB is equipped to manage preoperative optimiz...
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LINX is a magnetic sphincter augmentation device that reconstructs the lower esophageal sphincter to prevent acid reflux. LINX is an alternative to the current standard of care operation for reflux, Nissen fundoplication, and has the potential to avoid many of the unwanted side effects of that operation.

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Retroperitoneoscopic (RP) adrenalectomy is an approach that allows more direct access to the adrenal gland without having to traverse the peritoneal cavity and mobilize other surrounding organs, including potential scar tissue from prior operations.

Brenessa Lindeman, MD discusses the surgical technique inv...
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Not everyone will be a candidate for outpatient total joint replacement.

Elie Ghanem, MD discusses how we screen patients for different factors such as motivation, physical conditioning, family and social support, and general medical condition. He shares how we have collaborated with our partners in anesthes...
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Anthony Morlandt, MD, DDS, FACS discusses the challenges of delicate facial reconstruction after oral cancers and how Transoral Minimally Invasive Microsurgical Facial Reconstruction can assist physicians and improve outcomes and quality of life for the daily lives of patients.

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In this informative podcast, Jeff Dobyns DO, MSHA discusses Perioperative Glucose Management & Surgical Site Infections. He shares his knowledge on the goals for perioperative glycemic control and what methods he uses to achieve them.

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Anthony Morlandt, MD, DDS, FACS discusses the latest technology and advancements in oral oncology.

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In this resident panel, Ronnie Gravett, MD, Michael Fordham and Kachina Kudroff examine Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and the current epidemiological trends of HIV.

They share who needs to be on PrEP, how to provide it, the referral process. and what challenges or problems affect successful PrEP provision...
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