>>Elisabeth Clarson: Before the FINCH service was developed, patients with faecal incontinence and constipation problems were seen by lots of different people really and bounced around the system. Then they’d be told there wasn’t really a lot they could do or be given lots of laxatives in constipation cases or
(dramatic music)>>Alcoholic hepatitis is a serious medical condition in which a patient may experience rapid, acute liver failure in response to recent intake of alcohol. It’s really a spectrum of diseases. It can be mild, but in some scenarios, it can be life-threatening. (dramatic music) Well unfortunately, the treatment options
[MUSIC] I am Vikesh Singh, I am a gastroenterologist at Johns Hopkins. I am the director of the Pancreatitis Center. And I am the Medical Director of the Islet Auto-Transplantation program. I specialize in inflammatory dis, disorders of the pancreas, as well as interventional endoscopy. [MUSIC] There are many options
For decades everyone, including the medical profession, thought that stomach ulcers were caused,… … by a combination of stress, spicy foods and too much acid. I will remember the surgical treatments we meted out in my young days as a doctor. However, in the early eighties a young doctor working
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. If you have IBD and are taking certain medications – called biologics – then your gastroenterologist might suggest therapeutic drug monitoring for you. Since 2001, physicians have been increasingly prescribing TNF-α inhibitor biologics, which have revolutionized
Hi I’m Theresa Jorgensen. Locating the ovaries on transabdominal sonography can be one of the most frustrating things for a new sonographer. Let’s look at a typical day. G’day sheilas and mates, legend has it that when the moon is just right you can catch a glimpse of the elusive
Today I’m getting a pelvic exam. Doctor Blake gave us permission to film the whole thing so that you know how to prepare, what to expect, and when to come back. In 2014 the American College of Physicians determined that annual, once-a-year pelvic exams we’re doing more harm than good.