Research Desk

Aug 22, 2019

Anjali Malkani presented a talk on Upper GI bleeding in children with an objective of outlining the causes of upper GI bleeding in children, reviewing the evaluation and risk assessment of upper GI bleeding in children and presenting updates in the medical and endoscopic management of upper GI bleeding in children. 

Aug 22, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is the ability to make computers or machines learn to solve problems that would otherwise involve a human to do it. Artificial intelligence in medicine is used to diagnose many medical conditions. Mayo Clinic cardiologist Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D., discusses artificial intelligence in cardiology.

Aug 22, 2019

General characteristics of cardiac amyloidosis can include unexplained heart failure, unexplained atrial fibrillation, and physical exam findings such as jugular venous pressure elevation, lower extremity edema, abdominal distension and many more. Diagnosis and treatment of amyloidosis vary depending on the type. Patients with amyloidosis can deteriorate rapidly, so diagnosing quickly is very important. In this video Martha Grogan, M.D., and Omar F. Abou Ezzeddine, M.D., discuss transthyretin amyloidosis and AL amyloidosis.

Aug 22, 2019

Edward M. Wolin presented a talk on the management of Neuroendocrine tumors at Mount Sinai hospital. The speaker has discussed and compared current treatment modalities with previous methods, their advantages over older ones and has also covered a brief overview about how their approach differs from other hospitals. 

Aug 22, 2019

Rajeev Khanna et.al. presented the results of their study conducted in children with Acute Liver failure that was induced by Hepatitis A virus infection. The speakers have covered the etiology in detail and have also discussed about 10 predictors of Hepatitis A virus induced Liver failure in order to facilitate easy and early diagnosis. 

Aug 21, 2019

UCLA neurosurgeon Dr. Luke Macyszyn talks about the latest research and treatment options in Scoliosis which is a form of spinal deformity that can severely limit patients and reduce their quality of life.

Aug 21, 2019

Opeolu Adeoye, MD, MS, FACEP, FAHA from the University of Cincinnati presents a lecture on “Acute Ischemic Stroke 2020: Recent Guidelines & Emerging Evidence”.

Aug 21, 2019

Dr. Keith Thornton discusses how he began practicing sleep dentistry, the mechanics involved in the TAP device, and why the practice of sleep dentistry is not more commonplace.

Aug 21, 2019

Alan W. Shindel, MD, MAS, discusses the current treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) with PDE5 inhibitors, as well as the limitations of the currently available drugs for ED patients. He also reviews a number of potential targets for novel ED treatments, including nitric oxide, soluble guanylate cyclase, the RhoA/Rho Kinase/ROCK pathway, and the Sonic Hedgehog protein.

Aug 21, 2019

UCSF and VA research Amy Byers, PhD, talks about the epidemiological evidence of suicide in older veterans in an attempt to better understand the vulnerable population of reentry veterans and risk of suicide-related outcomes.