Minimally invasive surgeons Brett Parker, Alisa Coker, and Katherine Lamond discuss the risk factors for Barrett's disease as well as surgical options for GERD and Barret's. They will also cover how surgical intervention can help Barrett's disease.
Surgical oncologist Hanh-Tam Tran explains the importance of lymph node surgery and how axillary sampling is evolving in the breast cancer setting for patients aged 70 years and over.
Cardiac surgeon Ahmet Kilic discusses the STS annual meeting sessions in which he presented that focus on increasing heart and lung donors, unmet challenges and groundbreaking work in organ transplantation.
Surgical oncologist Christopher Shubert and medical oncologist Mark Yarchoan discuss the latest research advancements and treatment options for liver and biliary cancer patients within the Johns Hopkins Liver and Biliary Multidisciplinary Clinic.
Dr. Brett Parker, a fellowship-trained minimally invasive foregut surgeon, discusses his use of the latest technology and techniques for a wide range of GI issues, including bariatric surgery, paraesophageal hernia repairs and GERD treatment.
The Johns Hopkins stomach (gastric) cancer multidisciplinary team participates in an in-depth podcast about innovative research, a collaborative approach to stomach cancer treatment and the program’s benefits to patients.
A Chinese patient initially diagnosed with lung cancer traveled to Johns Hopkins for a second opinion. Noticing inconsistencies in the patient’s scans, experts brought her case to the gastrointestinal tumor board.
Surgical oncologist Jonathan Greer discusses the case of a patient with colon cancer and Lynch syndrome, a genetic predisposition to different cancer types, who underwent a complex HIPEC procedure to treat the cancer.
Surgical oncologist, Fabian Johnston details the case of a patient with a CDH1 mutation - a rare genetic defect that often requires advanced screening methods to detect and greatly increases a patient’s chances of developing gastric cancer.
Dr. Kimberley Steele uses functional MRI to explore how bariatric surgery alters blood flow to the reward centers of the brain — those areas that are responsible for our desire for food.
An animation explaining the pancreatic auto islet transplantation process with complete removal of the pancreas to treat pancreatitis.
Bloodless medicine and surgery is an alternative to blood transfusion that among other benefits, has been shown to reduce infections and help patients recover faster.
Director of colorectal surgery Jonathan Efron discusses the implementation of the ERAS pathway across the Johns Hopkins Health System and its multiple benefits for patients.
Pediatric neurosurgeon Alan Cohen, M.D., chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins, discusses the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric brain tumors, including minimally invasive surgery and genetic profiling.
Dr. Jin He, associate professor of surgery, describes the minimally invasive surgical techniques available for patients with liver cancer or a liver tumor, the benefits and who is an ideal candidate.
W. P. Andrew Lee, M.D., Professor, Plastic Surgery, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, presents, Vascularized Composite Allo-transplantation: Potentials and Challenges.
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