Resources from leading medical experts from UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
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In just 20 minutes, orthopedic surgeon Lauren Shapiro, MD, MS, presents what clinicians need to know to identify CTS, from symptoms to simple in-office strength and screening tests, providing criteria for when to pursue electrodiagnostic studies.
Interventional pulmonologist Diana H. Yu, MD – who performed the first robotic bronchoscopy at UCSF – presents the case for more aggressive lung screening in California and throughout the country, then offers an exciting look at the latest ...
This presentation from a variety of UCSF specialists covers a range of practical topics, from how clinicians can easily meet the new DEA educational requirement for opioid use disorder to the current evidence on mindfulness meditation's ...
Pain medicine specialist Chris R. Abrecht, MD, explains why the clinical focus on the physical pain of opioid withdrawal may be hampering effective treatment
This presentation from urologist John Lindsey, MD, lays out the numerous contributing factors as well as treatments for erectile dysfunction, which affects about 30 million men in U.S. but isn’t always discussed during regular checkups
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A 68-year-old man from Hawaii with acetylcholine receptor (AChR) antibody–positive myasthenia gravis and poorly controlled type 2 diabetes complicated by neuropathy had been receiving intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) and taking pyridostigmine ...
A 2017 study co-led by UCSF researchers found that a high-fat diet (HFD) is associated with the accumulation of inflammatory cells called microglia in the hypothalamus, which in turn increases the susceptibility of mice to overeat and gain excess weight.
While some patients recover from the effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection, others have experienced the aftereffects of COVID-19 long after the initial infection. One of these long COVID symptoms is reduced exercise capacity.
UCSF Health’s new Cancer Immunotherapy Toxicity Evaluation (CITE) Program is a valuable resource for both patient care and provider consults.