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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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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 Diagnostic for Identifying IBS and the Importance of Providing Definitive 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 a conclusive 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 effects on quality of life...

Duration: 00:09:29


Managing to an LDL-P Goal within Existing Therapeutic Strategies

7/19/2017
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Host: William C. Cromwell, MD, FAHA, FNLA The 2013 AHA/ACC cholesterol management guidelines prioritized therapies based on the proven benefit in treatment populations. However, as clinicians know, individual patient response to therapy varies. Optimizing individual patient care requires identification of an individual’s LDL response to therapy and, as indicated, adjustment in therapy to achieve improved LDL reduction. Dr. William Cromwell, medical director for cardiovascular disease at...

Duration: 00:03:29


Alternate LDL Measures: Outcomes Tell the Story

7/19/2017
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Guest: William C. Cromwell, MD, FAHA, FNLA Ample data have demonstrated when LDL cholesterol and alternative measures – LDL-P or apo B – disagree, the risk for CVD events tracks with LDL-P or apo B. Additionally, it’s been demonstrated that when patients at high risk for CVD events were managed with the alternative measure LDL-P to 1,000 nmol/L versus less than 100 mg/dL, these patients experienced a 22 percent to 25 percent reduction in CVD events at 12, 24 and 36 months. Importantly,...

Duration: 00:03:29


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


Reducing the Risk of Stroke & Systemic Embolism in Patients with NVAF: A Case Study

4/7/2017
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: Gerald V. Naccarelli, MD, FHRS Listen to learn about the clinical benefits of SAVAYSA® (edoxaban) that are supported by results from a large trial in AFib patients, the dosing and administration, and highlights of the key safety information by evaluating a hypothetical patient who would be an appropriate candidate for treatment with SAVAYSA®. Host {insert name] welcomes Dr. Gerald Naccarelli, who will review the key issues and challenges with...

Duration: 00:17:59


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


Clinical Utility of HPV Genotyping and Primary Screening

2/7/2017
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Lee Philip Shulman, MD, FACOG, FACMG As evidence continues to accumulate about the risk of cervical cancer from persistent infection with high-risk types of human papillomavirus, particularly 16 and 18, professional associations have kept pace with updated guidance based on new data and testing methodologies. Join host, Dr. Matt Birnholz, as he interviews Dr. Lee Shulman, professor and chair of reproductive genetics at Northwestern University Feinberg...

Duration: 00:13:30


Anesthesiology Dynamics: Teamwork & The Importance of Neuromuscular Monitoring

1/26/2017
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: Glenn Murphy, MD Guest: Bernadette Henrichs, PhD, CRNA, CCRN When a patient undergoes surgery, a team of physicians and nurses work together to ensure optimal patient care before, during, and after the procedure. Host Shira Johnson, MD dives into a conversation about the importance of teamwork and neuromuscular monitoring with Dr. Glenn Murphy, anesthesiologist and professor at NorthShore University HealthSystem, and Bernadette Henrichs, professor and...

Duration: 00:09:59


Anticoagulation in Perspective: A Patient Case Discussion

12/26/2016
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: Martin R. Berk, MD, FACC Host Dr. Shira Johnson welcomes Dr. Martin Berk to discuss the key issues and challenges with anticoagulation in reduction of risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). Dr. Berk will also review the clinical safety and efficacy of SAVAYSA® (edoxaban) as a treatment that reduces the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and for the...

Duration: 00:18:29


Carbohydrate Intolerance: The Silent Partner in Chronic Disease Development

12/22/2016
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Host: John P. Troup, PhD Guest: Shilpa P. Saxena, MD, IFMCP Host John Troup, PhD welcomes Dr. Shilpa P. Saxena to discuss challenges in patient management related to control and balance of blood glucose, and the role of carbohydrate intolerance and toxicity as primers for chronic disease development. Dr. Saxena will also share her use of clinical nutrition and nutrition therapy to effectively manage glucose balance. Dr. Saxena is a Board-certified family practitioner, Fellow of the...

Duration: 00:24:29


Managing Digestive Disorders Using Functional Medicine Approaches

12/16/2016
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Host: John P. Troup, PhD Guest: Vincent M. Pedre, MD John Troup, PhD welcomes Dr. Vincent M. Pedre, with the Pedre Integrative Health Clinic in New York, NY. Dr. Pedre will discuss how he uses probiotics and prebiotics, as an attempt to keep the gut healthy and help to address better management of digestive disorders, such as IBD and IBS. Click here to view additional integrative and functional medicine programs within this special series. This program is sponsored by the Metagenics...

Duration: 00:23:59


Functional Medicine at Work in the Real World

12/2/2016
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Host: John P. Troup, PhD Guest: Shilpa P. Saxena, MD, IFMCP John Troup, PhD welcomes Dr. Shilpa P. Saxena, with the SevaMed Institute in Tampa, Florida. They will discuss how to implement functional and integrative medicine into your day-to-day practice by treating a patient's entire body by reviewing all of their symptoms and take a preventive cost-based approach to healthcare. Click here to view additional integrative and functional medicine programs within this special series. This...

Duration: 00:13:30


GERD: TIF Procedure Level I and II Clinical Data

9/2/2016
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Guest: Reginald C. W. Bell, MD, FACS Dr. Reginal C.W. Bell recently presented at a live meeting that there is Level I and Level II evidence of durable control of regurgitation and atypical symptoms that can be achieved in specially selected population of GERD patients, which are patients partially responsive to PPIs and have a small hiatal hernia and good motility. In well-selected patients, TIF is a proven endoscopic alternative to other GERD therapies. With appropriate training and...

Duration: 00:18:29

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