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Cutting-Edge Cancer Care: New Approaches to Tricky Tumors Video

Cutting-Edge Cancer Care: New Approaches to Tricky Tumors

UCSF specialists report from the front lines of treatment for neuroendocrine tumors, pancreatic cancer and sarcomas.
A Handy Guide to Keep in Reach: Sports Injuries of the Upper Extremity Video

A Handy Guide to Keep in Reach: Sports Injuries of the Upper Extremity

Orthopedic surgeon Nikki Schroeder, MD, chief of UCSF’s hand, elbow and upper extremity service, shows providers how to pinpoint the problem when patients present with elbow, wrist or hand pain.
Hurting Hips: How to Identify and Manage Common Conditions Video

Hurting Hips: How to Identify and Manage Common Conditions

Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Stephanie Wong, MD, takes you on a “tour of the hip” in this straightforward guide to acute and chronic hip injuries frequently seen in clinic.
Assessing First Seizures: Steps for Primary Care Providers Video

Assessing First Seizures: Steps for Primary Care Providers

Neurologist Manu Hegde, MD, PhD, breaks seizures into basic classes and puts the numerous epilepsy syndromes into three useful categories. He discusses how to take better histories; what to check for during physical exams; and what to know about antiseizure drugs, including specific side effects.
All About Acne (and Other Pustular Problems): Better Management of Skin Conditions Video

All About Acne (and Other Pustular Problems): Better Management of Skin Conditions

Dermatologist Timothy Berger, MD, dispels acne myths; clarifies which meds are appropriate for which patients; describes possible underlying issues, such as metabolic syndrome and PCOS; and discusses other serious skin issues, from abscesses to staph infections.
Motherhood After Chemo: Current Approaches to Fertility Preservation Video

Motherhood After Chemo: Current Approaches to Fertility Preservation

In the past, young women newly diagnosed with cancer typically received no fertility counseling or were assured they’d be fine if their periods resumed after treatment.Mitchell Rosen, MD, explains, it’s a more hopeful world for these patients, with better ways to predict the likelihood of ovarian failure or early menopause.
The Value of Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor: Safety, Precision, Sustained Results Video

The Value of Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor: Safety, Precision, Sustained Results

The most common movement disorder, essential tremor often doesn’t respond to meds and depresses quality of life. As neurosurgeon Doris Wang, MD, PhD, explains in this short, information-packed presentation, focused ultrasound can bring immediate and lasting relief to many.
When the Nose Doesn’t Know: Identifying Types of Smell Loss in the Time of COVID Video

When the Nose Doesn’t Know: Identifying Types of Smell Loss in the Time of COVID

In this guide to understanding the condition and counseling patients appropriately, rhinologist Jose Gurrola II, MD, covering types of smell loss, the impact on patients’ lives, when to order labs or imaging, expected recovery times for COVID patients, and therapies worth trying.
Lumbar Fusion: Strategies to Lower Complications and Optimize Corrections Video

Lumbar Fusion: Strategies to Lower Complications and Optimize Corrections

Focusing particularly on the needs of obese patients, neurosurgeon Aaron Clark, MD, PhD, discusses anterior and lateral approaches to lumbar interbody fusion.
Update on Brain Metastases: Navigating Treatment Decisions, Reducing Long-Term Harms Video

Update on Brain Metastases: Navigating Treatment Decisions, Reducing Long-Term Harms

In three parts, UCSF neuro-oncology specialists present the latest on managing brain metastases.
Pediatric Spondylolisthesis: Identifying Surgical Candidates and Selecting the Approach Video

Pediatric Spondylolisthesis: Identifying Surgical Candidates and Selecting the Approach

In a talk with relevance for both adult and pediatric spinal care providers, orthopedic surgeon Sigurd Berven, MD, discusses complex decisions on whether and how to treat a child with high-grade spondylolisthesis.
Navigation in Spinal Surgery: An Advantageous Tool of the Trade Video

Navigation in Spinal Surgery: An Advantageous Tool of the Trade

Shane Burch, MD. Offering tips from his own experience in both complex and minimally invasive procedures, he explains navigation’s benefits – which include reducing radiation exposure, highlighting individual anatomy and supporting tasks such as screw placement – as well as how to avoid common user errors.
It’s Good to Hear Your Voice: Helping Patients With Vocal Fold Paralysis Video

It’s Good to Hear Your Voice: Helping Patients With Vocal Fold Paralysis

Otolaryngologist VyVy N. Young, MD, provides tools for assessing the problem, explains when a workup is needed, and describes treatment options that can make a big difference to patients.
Current Menopause Care: Understanding and Explaining a Patient’s Options Video

Current Menopause Care: Understanding and Explaining a Patient’s Options

Gynecologist Mindy Goldman, MD, offers keys to individualizing care in menopause and beyond by looking at factors ranging from family history to having undergone hysterectomy.
Lung Cancer Screening: Who, How and When to Refer Video

Lung Cancer Screening: Who, How and When to Refer

†horacic radiologist Brett M. Elicker, MD, and thoracic surgeon Johannes Kratz, MD, present about current lung cancer screening guidelines: who, how, and when to refer.
Pass the Smell Test: How to Assess Olfactory Loss Linked to COVID and Other Conditions Video

Pass the Smell Test: How to Assess Olfactory Loss Linked to COVID and Other Conditions

Otolaryngologist Patricia A. Loftus, MD, discusses what’s known about smell loss in COVID patients as well as its general prevalence in our aging population.
Breast Cancer Treatment Strategies: Experts Break Down the Latest Video

Breast Cancer Treatment Strategies: Experts Break Down the Latest

Reporting from the renowned San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, UCSF specialists present new research findings relevant to the complicated decisions made daily in designing treatment plans for individual patients.
Will It Pass? Will It Recur? Get Current on Kidney Stone Management Video

Will It Pass? Will It Recur? Get Current on Kidney Stone Management

Urologist Justin Ahn, MD, answers crucial questions on preventing and managing kidney stone disease – a condition affecting 10% of the U.S population, with young patients increasingly at risk.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Tried-and-True Versus New Treatments Video

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Tried-and-True Versus New Treatments

Justin Ahn, MD, covers evaluation essentials for patients with signs of BPH; what to know about various medical therapies, including side effects; and the bounty of today’s surgical options.
Fresh Insight on Cataracts: An Update on Evaluation and Management Video

Fresh Insight on Cataracts: An Update on Evaluation and Management

Optometrist Emily Eng, OD, MS, FAAO, starts with a refresher on eye anatomy and the factors that make lenses get cloudy, then describes what patients want to know about cataract surgery (the most performed procedure in all of medicine), including pre- and post-op care.
UCSF Osher Center Overview: Integrative Medicine’s Value for Providers and Patients Video

UCSF Osher Center Overview: Integrative Medicine’s Value for Providers and Patients

Sanford C. Newmark, MD, medical director of the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, explains what integrative medicine is (hint: it’s neither “alternative medicine” nor homeopathy) and how referred patients can benefit from its proven techniques.
Handling Hypothyroidism: Management Basics and Pearls Video

Handling Hypothyroidism: Management Basics and Pearls

Get more comfortable assessing patients for this common disorder, determining whether treatment is appropriate and initiating levothyroxine therapy. Endocrinologist Chienying Liu, MD, illuminates such issues as when to treat subclinical hypothyroidism.
Getting to the Heart of COVID: Do Infections or Vaccines Cause Cardiac Harm? Video

Getting to the Heart of COVID: Do Infections or Vaccines Cause Cardiac Harm?

Cardiologist Clifton Watt, MD, offers new insights on the pathogenesis of heart problems resulting from COVID; breaks down the evidence on whether novel treatments – neutralizing antibodies and antivirals – have therapeutic or preventive value; then presents a risk-benefit analysis for the available vaccines, incorporating new data.
The Road to Motherhood: Simple Rules for Navigating Pregnancy in Primary Care Video

The Road to Motherhood: Simple Rules for Navigating Pregnancy in Primary Care

The PCP is the first line of care for women planning or beginning a pregnancy, and their questions range from “Which vitamins do I need?” to “Should I get genetic testing?”

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