Research Desk

Jan 23, 2020

In this video Cesia Gallegos, MD, presents her findings on the correlation of regional myocardial blood flow with angiographically defined coronary artery disease lesion severity. The speaker has discussed this with an objective of describing the methodology for acquisition of regional myocardial blood flow using Rb-82 PET and its physiologic basis, discussing the clinical value of global and regional myocardial blood flow measurements by Rb-82 PET in relation to coronary angiography findings and lastly proposing possible approaches to study the impact of regional myocardial blood flow parameters in distinguishing obstructive coronary artery disease and microvascular disease.

Jan 23, 2020

Peter WF Wilson et.al. presented a talk on Cardiometabolic Care for Diabetic Patients with respect to understanding the disease, its implications, its common presentation, current management strategies vs newer ones. The speaker has also discussed current research statistics and role of newer technology in the same. 

Jan 23, 2020

Dr. McClain's interactive talk focused on explaining the management of ascites, including the role of TIPS, describing how to recognize and treat PSE, and discussing the importance of not over-transfusing a patient with bleeding esophageal varices.

Jan 23, 2020

Scott McEwen presented a talk on Pediatric Hypertension with an objective of understanding the increasing prevalence and modifiable risk factors for pediatric hypertension, and its impact on adult cardiovascular disease. Understanding the difference between primary and secondary hypertension, and when extensive evaluation for the cause of hypertension is indicated and lastly understanding how improved identification of hypertension improves treatment and outcomes, and introduced the project at the University of Minnesota to improve blood pressure measurement in clinic.

Jan 23, 2020

Sunil Rao presented a talk about improving the safety of PCI with respect to discussing updates on diagnosis, treatment and management of cardiovascular disease, integrating data and available technique in order to reach appropriate treatment decisions. and lastly describing research models, methods and statistical tools.

Jan 22, 2020

Dr. Manalili shows how she uses a polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) setup to present her patient with the closest representation of the final prosthesis, as well as fine-tune fit and function before final delivery.

Jan 22, 2020

William L. Dahut, MD, CCR Scientific Director for Clinical Research for the National Cancer Institute, summarizes a talk he presented at the 2019 Philadelphia Prostate Cancer Conference on recent developments from clinical trials of germline testing for prostate cancer. He discusses current NCCN recommendations for prostate cancer, challenges in training and availability of genetic counselors, and previews an upcoming study of men with high genetic risk of prostate cancer.

Jan 22, 2020

This talk presented in McMaster Department Rounds covers the topic, Ketamine: Evidence, Controversies, and Complications. It touches all the aspects of ketamine prescribing in psychiatric practice.

Jan 22, 2020

Laura Brunner, BSN, RN and Elizabeth McBride, MD, present on “Care of Infants and Children with Bridled Nasogastric Feeding Tubes in the Outpatient Setting” for Project ECHO by UW Health and the UW Department of Surgery.

Jan 22, 2020

Currently, 11% of hospitals use recovery coaches to assist patients in fighting opioid addiction. TeamHealth’s Dr. Brandt Williamson, Emergency Medicine physician at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia, discusses the implementation of this innovative program and the positive impacts it has made in this community.