Dr Harrison Walker presents on the use of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in treating movement disorders.
Publish Date: 5/15/2014
Mark T. Dransfield, MD, and Jennifer Trevor, MD, of the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, perform and provide step-by-step narration of a Bronchial Thermoplasty (BT) Procedure. BT is an FDA approved procedure for adult patients with severe asthma who remain poorly controlled despite compliance with medical therapy. This bronchoscopic procedure is performed in an outpatient setting, whereby a specialized catheter is used to apply 65C to the airway, thereby reducing the volume of airway smooth muscle.
Publish Date: 5/9/2014
Watch Christopher A. Girkin, MD, MSPH, FACS, Professor and Chairman of the UAB Department of Ophthalmology and Chief Medical Officer for the UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, discuss pediatric glaucoma treatment outcomes with the innovative 360-degree trabeculotomy procedure. He also shares step-by-step guidance for the most complicated parts of this surgery, which can help restore a child’s vision for life.
Publish Date: 3/17/2014
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