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Gender-Specific Differences in Stroke Clinical Presentation and Risk Factors Video

Gender-Specific Differences in Stroke Clinical Presentation and Risk Factors

Vineeta Singh, MD discusses sex-specific risk factors in women – including oral contraceptive use, carotid disease and obesity -- and examines whether these risk factors are adequately assessed.
Pregnancy Complications and Stroke Risk Video

Pregnancy Complications and Stroke Risk

Vineeta Singh, MD discusses the pregnancy- and post-pregnancy-associated risk factors for stroke and the management of these conditions.
Gender-Specific Differences in Stroke Management and Outcome Video

Gender-Specific Differences in Stroke Management and Outcome

Vineeta Singh, MD discusses gender-specific differences in primary and secondary stroke prevention, including an examination of gender-specific issues surrounding patient consent to receive an IV tissue plasminogen activator (tPA).
Medical Management of Seizures and Epilepsy Video

Medical Management of Seizures and Epilepsy

An in-depth look at the many medication options for patients with epilepsy, addressing safety issues such as driving, the success of surgery when meds don’t work, and other options, from thalamus stimulation and RNS to ketogenic diets for kids and adults.
Multiple Sclerosis and Other Inflammatory Disorders of the Central Nervous System Video

Multiple Sclerosis and Other Inflammatory Disorders of the Central Nervous System

Learn the latest thinking on MS and the genetic and environmental causes, preventing nerve loss in the brain and elsewhere, the role of vitamin D and UV exposure, breakthroughs on the horizon, and other inflammatory diseases like sarcoidosis.
Headache Update - Module 1 Video

Headache Update - Module 1

Our headache expert summarizes, simplifies and lists on-screen the primary headaches defined by the International Classification of Headache Disorders, including migraine, tension-type, cluster, and exertional headache, and introduces three case studies.
Headache Update - Module 2 Video

Headache Update - Module 2

Here’s a guide to secondary headaches caused by trauma, infection, intercranial pressure, and more, including red flags for when to investigate further. Headaches related to vascular disorders, for example, can be dangerous and require early diagnosis.
Headache Update - Module 3 Video

Headache Update - Module 3

Learn how migraines begin and develop in the brain and how various treatments – from antiepileptics and triptans to beta blockers and botox – can prevent or relieve pain at different stages. Also: strategies for weaning patients off medication overuse.
Headache Update - Module 4 Video

Headache Update - Module 4

See the latest treatments for migraines (some not on the market yet), including lasmaditan (a serotonin 1F receptor agonist), DHE via inhalation and medicines to block CGRP. Plus: infusions for refractory headaches, intractable primary headaches and more.
Screening for Breast Cancer in an Era of Breast Density Legislation Video

Screening for Breast Cancer in an Era of Breast Density Legislation

Get an in-depth look at evidence for mammography as a screening tool to reduce mortality via early detection of breast cancer. Also: the value of breast density legislation, density assessments and supplemental screening options like MRI and ultrasound.
Cancer Immunotherapy: Promise and Pitfalls Video

Cancer Immunotherapy: Promise and Pitfalls

Oncologist David Oh speaks at the October 2017 Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum about key developments in immunotherapy like immune checkpoint inhibitors and T-cell therapies, plus its use in experimental approaches to breast cancer treatment.
Salivary Gland Transfer for Head & Neck Cancer Patients Video

Salivary Gland Transfer for Head & Neck Cancer Patients

Discover the surprising way a simple surgery can vastly improve quality of life for head and neck cancer patients after radiation treatment. How? By moving the submandibular gland out of the way of the most intense radiation to prevent xerostomia.
UCSF Vascular Neurosurgery: Tale of Two Practices Video

UCSF Vascular Neurosurgery: Tale of Two Practices

A neurosurgeon uses images from 25 cases to explain and illustrate how he chooses between open surgery and endovascular options for treating vascular disorders in the brain, minimizes complications, and makes treatment as safe and effective as possible.
Multiple Myeloma: Cutting-Edge Induction and Maintenance Therapies Lead to Improved Response Rates and Survival for Newly Diagnosed Patients Video

Multiple Myeloma: Cutting-Edge Induction and Maintenance Therapies Lead to Improved Response Rates and Survival for Newly Diagnosed Patients

Take a deep dive into therapy options for newly diagnosed myeloma patients: whether three drugs are better than two, the case for lenalidomide maintenance therapy, the many improvements in induction treatment, the future of immunotherapy, and more.
Personalized Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer at UCSF Video

Personalized Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer at UCSF

Follow the journey of a UCSF patient with early-stage, high-risk lung cancer, from history to treatment and prognosis, including how surgeons chose to do a robotic assisted VATS lobectomy and an analysis of how well chemo is likely to work for her.
Surgical Options Available for Spasticity Management in the Pediatric Patient Video

Surgical Options Available for Spasticity Management in the Pediatric Patient

Get an in-depth look at the procedures and the pros and cons of two surgeries for kids with cerebral palsy: selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) using a single-level laminoplasty with selective root sectioning and intrathecal baclofen pump insertion.
Headache Update - Module 5 Video

Headache Update - Module 5

Explore three case studies: An overscheduled high school student with menstrual headaches, a tech company CEO with daily headaches and medication overuse, and a man in his 60s with limited treatment options due to diabetes and other health concerns.
Focused Transsylvian Approach for a Left Posterior Insular Cavernous Malformation: 3D Operative Video Video

Focused Transsylvian Approach for a Left Posterior Insular Cavernous Malformation: 3D Operative Video

Watch and hear narration for a complete resection of a left posterior insular cavernous malformation measuring 1.2 centimeters, using a focused transsylvian approach. You’ll see 3D pre- and postoperative images and hear about the patient’s outcome.
The Human Microbiome and Breast Cancer Video

The Human Microbiome and Breast Cancer

Immunologist Michael Campbell and breast cancer surgeon Laura Esserman speak at the April 2017 Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum about the human biome, how it’s being studied and how it relates to breast cancer prevention and treatment.
Updates from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2017 Video

Updates from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2017

A June 2017 Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum discussion of updates from the ASCO annual meeting, covering PARP inhibitors, germline BRCA mutations, HER2-positive cancer, patient-reported outcomes, immunotherapy and more. Moderator: Dr. Hope Rugo
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: State of the Art and Future Directions Video

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: State of the Art and Future Directions

A neurosurgeon who specializes in spines describes the technique and benefits of state-of-the-art minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS), presenting six case studies that show when MISS is a great option and when open surgery is required.
Overview of Fibroids Video

Overview of Fibroids

Dr. Jeannette Lager gives an overview of her presentation on the types and classification of fibroids.
Types and Classifications of Fibroids Video

Types and Classifications of Fibroids

Dr. Jeannette Lager discusses the three types of fibroids; submucosal, intramural and subserosal.
Evaluation & Common Presentation of Fibroids Video

Evaluation & Common Presentation of Fibroids

Dr. Jeannette Lager examines the presentation of fibroids in ultrasound, MRI and CT imaging.

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