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Reconstruction After Mohs Surgery | Amber’s Story

Reconstruction After Mohs Surgery | Amber’s Story

I heard carcinoma and chemotherapy. It was such a shock I just froze. [MUSIC] My little entourage.>>Right.>>My name is Amber Swarengem and I am from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. And I have been, I’ve lived on the beach my whole life. As a child I had some severe sunburns, blistering burns, but the […]

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How it Works: Bloodless Medicine and Surgery – An Alternative to Blood Transfusion

How it Works: Bloodless Medicine and Surgery – An Alternative to Blood Transfusion

(upbeat music)>>Narrator: Every year in the US, patients receive 21 million blood transfusions. What if there was a better solution, with significantly improved outcomes?>>So nearly every surgical procedure involves some degree of blood loss and traditionally, we give patients blood from the blood bank. However, another option exists, which is called Bloodless Medicine and Surgery, […]

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Complex Spine Surgery | David’s Story

Complex Spine Surgery | David’s Story

[MUSIC] I’m Dave Beach. I live in Hollidaysburg Pennsylvania. I work at a steel manufacturing company locally. Live here with my family, four kids and dog, and several pets. I’ve had 21 broken bones through various sports, motorcycle, three wheeler accidents. I’ve always been very active. Kind of a physical worker type, always at artwork, […]

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Internal Medicine Residency

Johns Hopkins Bayview Internal Medicine Residency

[MUSIC] I tell everybody who comes here that everything we do is based on one fundamental belief, that medicine is a public trust.>>Respiratory rate, 19 satting 90% at room air.>>Medicine is not about doctors or nurses. It’s about the people, the families, and the communities we serve.>>These two people are the decision makers. Together they […]

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Robotic Prostate Surgery | Q&A

Robotic Prostate Surgery | Q&A

[MUSIC] Prostate cancer is the number one cancer that afflicts men, so it’s a malignancy. And while nobody really knows how it develops, we know that certain populations are at an increased risk of it. So it is thought to be a disease of aging men, although young men can still get it and can […]

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Lymphedema Surgery | Q&A

Lymphedema Surgery | Q&A

[MUSIC] Lymphedema is essentially a buildup of excess or too much lymphatic fluid because of damage through the lymphatic channels that drain its fluid. In the United States, the most common cause of lymphedema is damage to these lymphatic channels as a result of surgical treatment of cancer that’s necessary to remove lymph nodes to […]

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