Overview of Hepatitis C

Dr. Brendan McGuire and colleagues present an overview of Hepatitis C, discussing the epidemiology of the disease, complications in patients, liver transplantation, current and future roles of therapies, and more.

Publish Date: 10/1/2014

Care of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease

UAB CME Program: More than 20,000 adults enter the Adult Congenital Heart Disease population every year, but 60% are lost to follow-up care. View this CME program presented by UAB’s Marc G. Cribbs, MD and James K. Kirklin, MD to learn how to recognize and educate these vulnerable patients about the ongoing, specialized care they need to live longer, healthier lives.

CME Credits: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

Dr. Harrison Walker presents on the use of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in treating movement disorders.

Publish Date: 5/15/2014

Bronchial Thermoplasty

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

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