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Medical Industry Feature highlights topics brought to you by makers of products and services in the medical industry.

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Medical Industry Feature highlights topics brought to you by makers of products and services in the medical industry.

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Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (HPT): Multidisciplinary Management

3/27/2018
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: James Wetmore, MD Guest: Michael Germain, MD Guest: Barbara Weis Malone, RN Guest: Mike Spigler Secondary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) refers to the excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH) by the parathyroid glands in response to decreased renal function and impaired mineral metabolism.1,2 Secondary HPT often occurs in advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) and may be initially silent and asymptomatic.2 As a result, it is frequently underdiagnosed...

Duration:00:11:30

Fetal Medicine Expert Shares Top Tips for Selecting Expanded Genetic Screening Panels

3/16/2018
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Host: Prathima Setty, MD Guest: Justin M. Brewer, MD There are numerous options for pregnancy screening, making the decision of what type of genetic testing to offer your patients more complex. On today’s program, Dr. Justin Brewer will discuss the most important factors for healthcare professionals to consider when screening their pregnant patients. The focus is on non-invasive prenatal testing and carrier screening panels. Dr. Justin Brewer is a practicing OB/GYN and Maternal-Fetal...

Duration:00:08:29

Genetic Testing: Benefits for your Patients at Risk for Hereditary Cancer

12/18/2017
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What is hereditary cancer and why is genetic testing important to understand a patient's risk? Cancer is complex and has many causes. Most cancers are sporadic, but about 10 to 15 percent of certain cancers are due to harmful genetic changes called mutations that are passed down through families. Learning whether your patient is at risk for hereditary cancer can help you as a healthcare provider to develop a screening and prevention plan that may help identify cancer at an earlier stage....

Duration:00:04:59

The Rise of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the US – Why Diagnosis Methods Need to Change

12/15/2017
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Jeffrey Klausner, MD, MPH Sexually Transmitted Infections - in particular, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea - are on the rise in the U.S., presenting some challenges with how these diseases are managed. In this program, host Dr. John Russell will ask guest Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, Professor of Medicine and Public Health at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, to explain how new diagnostics can aid healthcare providers in the promotion of evidence-based medicine.

Duration:00:14:59

The Role of Emergency Departments in STI Testing

12/15/2017
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Guest: Larissa May, MD, MSPH, MSHS From 2008-2010 to 2011-2013, there was a 39% increase in the number of visits to Emergency Departments that included an STI diagnosis. Join Dr. Larissa May, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Emergency Antibiotic Stewardship at the University of California-Davis, as she discusses the ever-challenging role Emergency Department's have in STI testing and the solution of an on-demand point of care testing that can reduce time from testing to...

Duration:00:02:59

Treating and Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease is Possible Using Functional Medicine

11/20/2017
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Host: Kristi Hughes, ND Guest: David Perlmutter, MD In this interview, Dr. Kristi Hughes speaks with board-certified neurologist and New York Times bestselling author, David Perlmutter, about effective methods for preventing and treating cognitive decline. Dr. Perlmutter describes how lab tests you are already using can be used to assess patients with cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. He outlines the important roles that systemic inflammation and gut health play in...

Duration:00:13:30

Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening: Tests in the Age of Expanding Panels

10/23/2017
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Garry Cutting, MD Offering cystic fibrosis carrier screening to couples currently planning a pregnancy and to couples seeking prenatal testing has been a standard of care recommended by medical organizations such as ACOG, ACMG, and the NIH. However, recent advances in genome sequencing have expanded our understanding of the genetic basis of cystic fibrosis and enabled us to screen more patients for more CF-causing variants than ever before. Host Dr. Matt...

Duration:00:10:29

COPD: Why Appropriate Device Selection is Important

9/12/2017
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Host: Prathima Setty, MD Guest: Sidney Braman, MD Guest: Nicola Hanania, MD Guest: Donald Mahler, MD Device selection for the administration of long-acting bronchodilators is an important factor for the treatment of people diagnosed with COPD. Join Dr. Prathima Setty as she interviews Dr. Sidney Braman, a pulmonologist and Professor at Mount Sinai Health System; Dr. Donald Mahler, a pulmonologist and Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth; and Dr....

Duration:00:11:59

Diagnosing Vaginitis: Clinical Evaluation of the BD MAX Vaginal Panel

7/24/2017
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Charlotte A. Gaydos, Dr.P.H., M.P.H Misdiagnosis of vaginal infections can lead to inappropriate treatment of vaginal infections, prolong symptoms, and increase an affected woman’s risk of developing serious complications. Clinical procedures and traditional diagnostic techniques are insufficient to accurately diagnose the most common types of vaginal infections. Dr. Charlotte A. Gaydos, Professor of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins...

Duration:00:13:30

Carrier Screening in your Practice – Is it Time to Expand your View?

7/20/2017
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Ronald J. Wapner, MD Guest: Lisa L. Pike-Buchanan, ScM, CGC Traditional carrier screening based on ethnicity has been a standard approach in maternal fetal medicine, but newer expanded carrier screening methods are redefining that standard for couples considering pregnancy or those who are already pregnant. Joining host, Dr. John Russell, is Dr. Ronald Wapner, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine at Columbia University...

Duration:00:16:30

A New Blood Test for Identifying IBS and the Importance of Providing Clear Answers for Patients

7/20/2017
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Host: Mario R. Nacinovich, Jr., MSc Guest: Christine L. Frissora, MD What is IBS and why is achieving an accurate diagnosis important for your patients? Health communications professional Mario Nacinovich, Jr., MSc, Managing Partner at AXON Communications, hosts a discussion with recognized IBS expert Dr. Christine L. Frissora about these and other issues. In this interview sponsored by Quest Diagnostics, Dr. Frissora discusses the burden of IBS in the US, including its affect on quality...

Duration:00:09:29

Is LDL-C a Reliable Measure in Your At-Risk Patients?

7/19/2017
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Host: William C. Cromwell, MD, FAHA, FNLA For decades, LDL-C has been the customary measure used by clinicians to estimate LDL quantity. However, LDL-C depends upon cholesterol content within lipoprotein particles and varies widely among individuals, often dependent on metabolic conditions. Dr. William Cromwell, medical director for cardiovascular disease at LabCorp, will address in additional detail why LDL-C may not be the most reliable measure for populations at risk for ASCVD. Click...

Duration:00:02:59

5-Step Approach to Managing CVD Risk in At-Risk Patients

7/19/2017
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: William C. Cromwell, MD, FAHA, FNLA Is LDL-C the most reliable measure for patients with cardiometabolic risk factors? What alternative measures are available for managing these patients, and how are they used in clinical practice? Join host Dr. Matt Birnholz as he welcomes Dr. William Cromwell, medical director for cardiovascular disease at LabCorp, to discuss why these patient populations may require alternative LDL measures, along with a suggested...

Duration:00:09:30

Immuno-Oncology: Perspectives on Current Therapies & Future Developments

6/8/2017
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Guest: Ezra E.W. Cohen, MD Guest: James L. Gulley, MD, PhD, FACP Guest: Omid Hamid, MD Guest: Howard L. Kaufman, MD, FACS Guest: Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG Guest: Mario Sznol, MD This program presents several expert perspectives on the latest immuno-oncology developments and how these advancements are impacting clinical practice. This program has been developed with funding from EMD Serono, Inc. and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Duration:00:14:29

Meet the Authors: Fertility Outcomes After Hysteroscopic Morcellation of Polyps and Fibroids with the MyoSure System

6/7/2017
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Guest: Serena H. Chen, MD Guest: Michael D. Scheiber, MD, MPH, FACOG Join Dr. Serena Chen, Director of Reproductive Medicine at the Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas in New Jersey, and Dr. Michael Scheiber, Director of Reproductive Research and Co-Director of In Vitro Fertilization Services at the Institute for Reproductive Health in Cincinnati, Ohio, as they discuss fertility outcomes after hysteroscopic procedures. This activity will address the clinical...

Duration:00:19:29

Key Allergy Highlights from AAAAI 2017: Celebrating Past Discoveries, Current Guidelines, & Future Developments

6/5/2017
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD This program was recorded at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia and provides perspectives from key opinion leaders in the fields of allergy, asthma, and immunology. Faculty discuss the 50-year anniversary of the discovery of IgE, including the history behind this groundbreaking discovery and current clinical applications. Faculty will also discuss the latest allergy guideline updates, such as the Peanut...

Duration:00:12:29

How Office-Based Gynecological Procedures are Changing Patient Care

2/20/2017
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Host: Barnett Mennen, MD Guest: Francis Gardner Live from the floor of AAGL 2016, host Dr. Barry Mennen is joined by Mr. Francis Gardner, former Clinical Director and Senior Consultant for Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, England. Mr. Gardner shares his insights on office-based gynecological procedures, and the use of minimal-access surgical techniques to improve postoperative patient recovery and patient care. Click here for more...

Duration:00:11:59

PLLA Dermal Filler: Injection Techniques, Patient Selections, and Safety Considerations

10/19/2016
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Dr. Becky Fitzgerald, a dermatologist in private practice in Los Angeles, CA and on the clinical faculty at UCLA, and Dr. Sabrina Fabi, dermatologist, assistant clinical professor at the University of California, San Diego, and associate at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, discuss Poly-L-lactid Acid (PLLA) injections and how to best employ this unique product cosmetically for patients.

Duration:00:14:29

A Look at a GLP-1 Treatment Option for Adult Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

6/30/2016
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD Leading Endocrinologist, Dr. Ralph A. DeFronzo joins host Dr. John Russell to discuss, "A Look at a GLP-1 Treatment Option for Adult Patients with Type 2 Diabetes" brought to you by AstraZeneca. Dr. DeFronzo will review BYETTA® (exenatide) injection, prescribing and usage guidelines; results of the 4B Study; and, potential risks and benefits of BYETTA. Dr. DeFronzo is Professor of Medicine, the Chief of the Diabetes Division at the...

Duration:00:21:30

The Role of Bisphosphonates in Osteoporosis Therapy Today

1/17/2013
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Sol Epstein, MD, FRCP, FACP Bisphosphonates were the first class of drugs to be approved for the treatment of osteoporosis, and they remain the foundation of treatment to this day. What is it about this class that makes it so efficacious—and what are some of the pitfalls? Host Dr. John Russell welcomes Sol Epstein, MD, FRCP, FACP, professor of medicine and geriatrics at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and adjunct professor of medicine at the...

Duration:00:17:59

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