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Healthcare, in general, can be confusing and overwhelming for even the most well-versed of people, and that’s why Sierra Vista and Twin Cities Hospitals want to help you better understand it. Our podcasts feature a physician or other healthcare provider who practices specifically in San Luis Obispo County.

Healthcare, in general, can be confusing and overwhelming for even the most well-versed of people, and that’s why Sierra Vista and Twin Cities Hospitals want to help you better understand it. Our podcasts feature a physician or other healthcare provider who practices specifically in San Luis Obispo County.
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Healthcare, in general, can be confusing and overwhelming for even the most well-versed of people, and that’s why Sierra Vista and Twin Cities Hospitals want to help you better understand it. Our podcasts feature a physician or other healthcare provider who practices specifically in San Luis Obispo County.

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English


Episodes

Advanced Stroke Care in San Luis Obispo County: What is Mechanical Thrombectomy

12/26/2018
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Mechanical thrombectomy is an innovative new means of treating blood clots connected with strokes. Neurologist Dr. Ashish Gajjar discusses this procedure.

Duration:00:11:50

New LINX Procedure at Twin Cities Advances Treatment for Reflux Disease

12/20/2018
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease(GERD) causes discomfort and disruption. The LINX procedure is an effective way for GERD patients to get their lives back. Dr. David Bolivar, general surgeon at Twin Cities Community Hospital, discusses how LINX works.

Duration:00:12:38

Gastroenterology: Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy

11/27/2018
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Gastroenterology covers treatment through the entire digestive system. Technological advancements have improved the ability to diagnose and treat issues in the GI tract. Dr. Mick S. Meiselman, gastroenterologist, discusses common complaints and diagnostic procedures.

Duration:00:19:34

Menopause, Side Effects and What About Hormone Replacement Therapy

11/27/2018
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Perimenopause symptoms can be very uncomfortable. They can cause insomnia, depression, fatigue, and painful intercourse. Dr. Eric Colton, obstetrician and gynecologist, discusses how hormone replacement therapy can ease symptoms for some women during the transition to menopause.

Duration:00:13:39

Detect Lung Cancer Early: Get a Low-Dose CT Scan

10/16/2018
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Lung cancer risk is greatest for smokers. Screening is key to catch lung cancer in its earliest stages. Low-dose CT scan is recommended for individuals who are at risk. Dr. G. Zacharia Reagle discusses lung cancer risk and current screening techniques.

Duration:00:14:22

Y-90 Treatment Now Available for Liver Cancer Patients

10/16/2018
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Y-90 is a minimally-invasive option for treating liver cancer. Tiny beads coated in radioactive material are injected into the treatment area, attacking the cancer cells. Dr. Timothy Auran, radiologist, explains how Y-90 treatment works.

Duration:00:11:15

Collaborating with Local Midwives to Provide Patient-Centered Care

10/16/2018
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Parents are no longer faced with a choice between using a midwife or heading to the hospital for a birth. Midwives can provide birthing services in the home or at a birthing clinic. Obstetricians can advise risk for home birth. Midwife Tiffany Dietrich and obstetrician Dr. Danny Lickness discuss how their teams work together for optimal maternal and newborn care.

Duration:00:16:13