UF Health MedEd Cast

UF Health MedEd Cast

Earn CME credits while learning about trending clinical topics and research advances from UF Health Shands Hospital experts.

Episodes

July 29, 2022
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.
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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.
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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.
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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 pati...
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Zain Shahid MD 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.
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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.
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February 25, 2022
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. 
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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.
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February 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.
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January 26, 2022
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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Thomas Wright, MD, and Jay King, MD, discuss computer navigation in shoulder arthroplasty and why this type of navigation can be more beneficial than using traditional instruments in shoulder arthroplasty. They also share their thoughts about the future of shoulder arthroplasty surgeries.
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William Collins MD, FACS, FAAP, discusses pediatric endoscopic sinus surgery. He help us to understand the indications for pediatric endoscopic sinus surgery, the unique surgical technique differences in pediatric sinus surgery compared to adults and the limitations of performing endoscopic sinus surgery in pediatric patients.
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Wayne Brisbane, MD, discusses advanced imaging for prostate cancer. He evaluates the currently available imaging modalities. He defines the best use for each modality and he discusses future directions for imaging in prostate cancer.
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Hans Ghayee, DO, discusses pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma. He offers information on evaluation and management, ongoing research studies and he shares his research at UF Health Shands Hospital
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In this episode, Christina Wilson, MD, compares and contrasts alteplase and tenecteplase for acute ischemic stroke. She characterizes the population of stroke patients that may benefit most from tenecteplase treatment and she helps us to recognize potential barriers to tenecteplase implementation.
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Jeffrey Friedman, MD, FACS, discusses the options for medically supervised weight loss, including surgery and the surgical options available at UF Health Shands Hospital. He shares the importance of vitamins and examines research on the transdermal vitamin patch post-surgery.
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Bently Doonan, MD, examines emerging therapies for metastatic melanoma. He identifies LAG3 inhibition and its role in melanoma. He helps to familiarize physicians with TIL therapy and he discusses outpatient systemic cytokine therapy for relapsed metastatic melanoma
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Kenneth Cusi MD, FACP, FACE, discusses the practical clinical care pathway for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). He helps us understand the magnitude of the epidemic on NAFLD and what it means to primary care physicians and patients. He defines who is at risk, how to screen and when to refer to a liver specialist. Additionally, he examines what treatments are available today and what is coming in the drug development pipel...
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Sonal Tuli, MD, discusses corneal transplant surgery for improved vision at UF Health Shands Hospital. He identifies patients and conditions that may benefit from corneal transplantation. He describes the different types of transplantation available, how to mitigate graft rejection and future technology and innovations in corneal transplantation.
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Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, MD, discusses the challenges when it comes to diversity when treating Parkinson's Disease. He shares how to recognize the clinical symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease, characterizes the challenges that diverse populations experience when seeking care and discusses ideas on how to increase diversity in clinical practices.
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