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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Weight loss surgery performed by laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, for morbidly obese patients, is demonstrated by Dr.Scott Shikora, Director Metabolic Health and Bariatric Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital. During the weight loss surgery, the outer crescent of the stomach is removed, leaving behind a stomach shaped like a tube which can hold three to five ounces of food. Patients lose 50 to 65% of excess body weight and experience other health benefits including a reduction in blood pressure and less joint pain. The Center for Metabolic Health and Bariatric Surgery (CMHBS) at Brigham and Women's Hospital is a full service, comprehensive Level 1A Center of Excellence accredited Bariatric Center with the American College of Surgeons. Visit the Center for Metabolic Health and Bariatric Surgery: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/surgery/metabolic-and-bariatric-surgery/default.aspx View our New Patient Information video to learn whether bariatric surgery makes sense for you. In this video you will learn about the types of surgical procedures that are available, nutrition and lifestyle changes that are necessary before and after surgery, insurance and financial issues related to bariatric surgery, and how to take the next steps. View the New Patient Information video: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/weightlosssurgeryclass
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Vitamin D: The Miracle Supplement Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Could Vitamin D be the miracle supplement? Brigham and Womens Hospital research indicates that Vitamin D may help defeat asthma in children, hip fractures in adults and maybe a whole lot more.
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Matt's Story - From End-Stage Heart Failure to Recovery Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Matt Fogg, 23, was near death when he arrived at our Heart & Vascular Center. After implanting a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) to normalize his heart function, Matt's medical team began a rehab program to thoroughly restore his heart. Matt now enjoys a healthy, independent life without the aid of a LVAD. Learn more about Brigham and Women's Heart & Vascular Center: www.brighamandwomens.org/heart
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John Peck Bilateral Arm Transplant Patient Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Watch a video about Retired Marine Sergeant John Peck. John is recipient of a bilateral arm transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital. John, 31, became a quad amputee in 2010 when he stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device in Afghanistan during his second tour of duty and shares his story. Learn more about arm and hand transplantation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/About_BWH/publicaffairs/news/HandTransplant/armhand.aspx
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Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancers: Treatment including Mohs Surgery Video - Brigham and Women’s
 
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Chrysalyne D. Schmults, MD, MSCE, Director, Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Director, High-Risk Skin Cancer Clinic at Dana Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center discusses the prevalence of non-melanoma (basal cell and squamous cell) skin cancer and treatment options for patients, including Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery, a form of skin cancer removal in which the borders are examined by the surgeon microscopically while the patient waits, boasts a remarkable 99% cure rate for most basal and squamous cell skin cancers as well as a high cure rate for other rare forms of skin cancer. Since very little normal tissue is removed during the treatment, our surgeons are able to reconstruct most wounds with excellent cosmetic results. When surgical removal is not necessary, our Center also offers cream and other topical treatments for superficial skin cancers. Our Mohs Dermatologic Surgery Center located at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital offers highly specialized outpatient treatment of skin cancer with excellent outcomes. Learn more at: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/
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Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Nanoparticles have a unique ability to target cancer cells and wipe out tumors. At Brigham and Womens Hospital, development of these new technologies holds tremendous promise for cancer treatment.
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Research Updates: Amyloid Beta & Alzheimer’s Disease Video - Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Dennis J. Selkoe, MD, Co-director of the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses progress in the development of Alzheimer’s disease treatments that target the amyloid beta protein. Alzheimer's disease is a very complex disorder of the thinking part of the brain. Alzheimer disease symptoms include a gradual loss of memory and other aspects of cognitive function over the course of five to twenty years. Alzheimer disease symptoms seem to be due to the buildup of a protein in the brain referred to as the amyloid protein, or amyloid beta protein. Long before a person exhibits Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, he or she will build up plaques in the brain composed of the amyloid protein. Shortly after the development of plaques, tangles also will build up in the brain. Tangles are made up of the tau protein. The plaques and tangles together mount up over decades and lead to a short circuiting of nerve cells in the brain and the characteristic Alzheimer disease symptoms of memory loss and cognitive decline. In 1992, Dr. Selkoe and colleagues at Brigham Women's Hospital discovered that the amyloid beta protein is made by everyone throughout life, raising the question of why everyone doesn’t get Alzheimer’s disease. Further research by Dr. Selkoe and colleagues determined that genetic risk factors and environmental factors can contribute to the buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain. Currently, several companies are developing treatments that use antibodies to lower levels of amyloid protein in the brain. Promising clinical trials of these antibodies suggest that an anti-amyloid treatment may be available to patients within a few years. The Anti-Amyloid in Asymptomatic Alzheimer’s (A4) trial, is the first prevention trial for Alzheimer’s disease. The A4 trial, led by Reisa Sperling, MD at BWH, is currently enrolling patients in the US, Australia and Canada to evaluate whether an anti-amyloid agent can prevent the development of Alzheimer’s disease in patients who show evidence of amyloid on a PET scan but who are not experiencing Alzheimer’s disease symptoms. Learn more about Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, treatment, research and clinical trials at Brigham and Women’s Hospital: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/alzheimercenter Read the Amyloid Beta and Alzheimer’s Disease Research Updates Video Transcript: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/neurology/services/amyloid-beta-and-alzheimers-disease-research-updates-video-transcript.aspx
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Hydrocephalus Recognition and Treatment Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Mark D. Johnson, MD, PhD, Director of the Adult Hydrocephalus Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital describes diagnosis and treatment of hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus is a disorder resulting from abnormal accumulation of spinal fluid in the chambers of the brain. The most common symptoms associated with hydrocephalus include, headaches, memory problems, walking difficulties and urinary incontinence. It’s been estimated that ten to 15 percent of all patients in nursing homes have normal pressure hydrocephalus, but the vast majority of those patients don’t know it. The Adult Hydrocephalus Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital is investigating at several different areas of research pertaining to normal pressure hydrocephalus including factors associated with the development of the disease, impact of lifestyle, identification of disease biomarkers, development of new diagnostic tests and enhanced understanding of the underlying mechanisms of hydrocephalus. Learn more about hydrocephalus treatment and research: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/hydrocephalus Read the Hydrocephalus Recognition and Treatment video transcript: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/neurosurgery/OurServices/hydrocephalus-recognition-and-treatment-video-transcript.aspx
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Permanent Pacemaker Discharge Instructions Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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This video shows discharge instructions for patients with permanent pacemakers from Brigham and Women's Hospital.
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Understanding Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Margo S. Hudson, MD, Co-director, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Program in the Fish Center for Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital describes causes, symptoms and treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a group of symptoms rather than a specific disease. While the ovaries may develop cysts, that is not necessary for the diagnosis of PCOS. Many patients who have PCOS are overweight or obese. It is one of the most common hormonal and reproductive conditions in young women, affecting approximately one in every 15 women. The primary cause of PCOS may be due to abnormal production of certain hormones in the brain. This disruption leads to an increase in the production of male hormones, such as testosterone, and inhibition of ovulation. The most common symptom of PCOS is irregular menstrual cycles. Other symptoms include acne, cardiovascular disease, excessive body hair (particularly facial hair), infertility, insulin resistance or pre-diabetes, obesity, polycystic ovaries, and scalp hair loss. Because women with PCOS can exhibit a variety of symptoms, care is designed to meet the specific needs of each patient. Treatment is tailored according to the particular symptoms experienced by each patient. Medical therapies are often used to regulate menstrual cycles, reduce testosterone levels, lower insulin levels, improve insulin sensitivity, and eliminate unwanted hair growth. Nutrition education will help reduce excess weight, and psychological support can help reduce stress. Located at the Gretchen S. and Edward A. Fish Center for Women’s Health in the Brigham and Women’s Health Care Center in Chestnut Hill, the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Program brings together experts in gynecology, endocrinology, dermatology, nutrition, and other specialties to deliver comprehensive, individualized, and coordinated care for women with PCOS. Learn more about the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/pcos Read the Understanding Polycystic Ovary Syndrome video transcript: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/womenshealth/ConnorsCenter/FishCenter/understanding-polycystic-ovary-syndrome-video-transcript.aspx
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Diagnosis and Treatment for Esophageal and Motility Disorders Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH, Director of the Center for Digestive Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), discusses diagnosis and treatment of esophageal and motility disorders such as gastroesophageal reflux disease. There are 30 to 40 million people in the United States that suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which the stomach contents leak backwards from the stomach into the esophagus. This can irritate the esophagus and cause heartburn and other symptoms. Other times the feeling of heartburn and indigestion can actually be due to an abnormality of how the esophagus contracts. There are various factors that can lead to abnormality of how the esophagus contracts. It can be that the esophagus is very weak, and the contractions are very slow and poor, and that allows the liquids and solids to hold up in the esophagus. It can also be that the esophagus contracts too strongly. In some cases, patients can lose a nerve at the end of the esophagus and, as a result, the esophagus can't relax, and liquids and solids will sit in the esophagus, and the esophagus gets bigger and bigger. At the BWH GI Endoscopy Center, as well as the GI Motility Center, clinicians evaluate patients to determine if they have a motility disorder, or if they have an increased acid reflux. A small tube is also used to pass through the patient’s nose into the stomach that allows the clinician to record how a patient swallows liquids and how well the esophagus contracts. Learn more about esophageal and motility disorders: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/gastroenterology Read the Esophageal and Motility Disorders - New Recommendations for Diagnosis and Treatment video transcript: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/medicine/services/gastroenterology/esophageal-and-motility-disorders-video-transcript.aspx
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Circadian Rhythms and Your Health Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD, Director of Medical Chronobiology Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explains the role of the circadian system and its impact on health and disease. The biological clock is composed of a central clock in the brain called the suprachiasmatic nucleus in the hypothalamus, as well as virtually all the cells in our body that contain the same molecular machinery that can generate 24-hour rhythms. Circadian rhythms are produced by the biological clock. Dr. Scheer explains how the circadian system regulates many physiological functions, including pulmonary or lung function, blood clotting and blood glucose control. The role of the circadian system may explain why asthma symptoms worsen at night, the frequency of cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke increase in the morning, and shift workers are at an increased risk for obesity and diabetes. Dr. Scheer also describes research studying the role of meal timing on weight loss and glucose control. Learn more: https://sleep.med.harvard.edu/research/labs/54
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Cartilage Regeneration Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Dr. Andreas Gomoll, orthopedic surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital, explains how cartilage is injured and procedures to repair cartilage defects, such as autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI).
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Dallas Wiens Describes First Full Face Transplant Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Dallas Wiens, the nation's first full face transplant recipient, describes how he felt when he learned a face for transplant had become available and then waking up after the surgery and finding that he has lips, a nose, eyebrows, and more. Learn more about the his face transplant procedure at http://www.brighamandwomens.org/About_BWH/publicaffairs/news/facetransplant/facetransplantwiens.aspx.
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Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease: Recognition and Treatment Video – Brigham and Women's
 
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Aspirin exacerbated respiratory (AERD), also known as Samter’s Triad or aspirin-sensitive asthma, is a chronic medical condition that affects patients with asthma. Along with the common symptoms of asthma, patients with AERD also experience recurrent sinus disease with nasal polyps and sensitivity to aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). AERD affects about 7% of all adults with asthma or about a million patients in the United States. Because each of these symptoms may be treated by different physicians, many AERD patients may remain undiagnosed for years. Tanya M. Laidlaw, MD, Director of the AERD Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), explains how AERD patients are evaluated, diagnosed and desensitized to aspirin and related medications. Dr. Laidlaw also describes ongoing clinical trials at BWH evaluating new approaches to managing AERD symptoms including the use of anti-platelet medications and dietary modifications. Learn more at http://www.brighamandwomens.org/aerd Read the Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease: Recognition and Treatment video transcript: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/medicine/services/video-transcripts/aspirin-exacerbated-respiratory-disease-video-transcript.aspx
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Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty Weight Loss Procedure Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Chris Thompson, MD, Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), explains the endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty procedure, an option for patients who need to lose weight due to co-morbid conditions, but whose BMI does not qualify for them for standard bariatric weight loss procedures such as a sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass. These procedures are very effective in treating obesity. However, bariatric surgery is limited to patients with body (BMI) greater than 40 or greater than 35 with weight-related conditions, such as diabetes or heart disease. For obese patients who don’t meet this criteria, the endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty may be an option. Eligible patients will have a BMI between 30-35 and have attempted and failed at previous weight loss efforts. The endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is a minimally invasive procedure in which an endoscope with a suturing device attached is inserted through the mouth to reach the stomach The stomach is then folded in on itself through suturing. The sutures make the stomach smaller. Learn more about the Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty Procedure at Brigham and Women’s Hospital: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/medicine/services/gastroenterology/services/endoscopy/default.aspx?sub=1 Read the Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty video transcript: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/medicine/services/video-transcripts/endoscopic-sleeve-gastroplasty-video-transcript.aspx
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Doctor Discusses Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Katherine Economy, MD discusses the pros and cons of a vaginal birth following a cesarean delivery known as a VBAC at Brigham and Women's Hospital
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Understanding Thyroid Nodules Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Trevor E. Angell, MD, MHS, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses thyroid nodules. What are thyroid nodules? Thyroid nodules are discrete lesions within the thyroid that can be thought of as a mass or a lump. They can represent many different things, as opposed to just thyroid enlargement, which is sometimes called a goiter. Thyroid nodules are more common in older individuals and women are more likely to develop thyroid nodules than men. What are the risk factors for developing thyroid nodules? There are a number of things that may increase the risk of having a thyroid nodule, one of which is iodine deficiency, although that’s rare in the United States. People who have had radiation exposure to the area in the neck where the thyroid is located, particularly if that happened during childhood, are more likely to have thyroid nodules. Also, people with an underlying autoimmune thyroid disease, which is sometimes called Hashimoto’s, or lymphocytic thyroiditis, may develop thyroid nodules. What are the symptoms of thyroid nodules? Most thyroid nodules are asymptomatic and they're often found incidentally on different kinds of testing but a number of them can be either felt by a physician as a small firm lump where the thyroid is located in the neck. How are thyroid nodules evaluated? Almost all thyroid nodules are benign. The primary way to evaluate a thyroid nodule without removing it surgically is what's called a fine-needle aspiration biopsy. In this procedure a very small needle is put into the neck where the thyroid nodule is located and cells are collected for evaluation. It's a short well-tolerated procedure that's usually done under local anesthetic. Patients are able to go home afterwards with very few issues. When is surgery needed? Surgery can be required for the treatment of thyroid nodules in a variety of situations. If the thyroid nodule is found to be a malignancy, typically a thyroid cancer, the standard treatment at this point is a surgery to remove that nodule along with the thyroid in its entirety. There are other cases in which surgery will be necessary. Some nodules, even after biopsy can't be definitively described as benign or malignant. In this case the nodule may need to be removed surgically to determine what it is. There are also cases in which benign thyroid nodules need to be removed surgically because they are compressing in a place that's causing symptoms that aren't well tolerated. Learn more about treatment for thyroid nodules at Brigham and Women’s Hospital: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/medicine/services/endocrine/Thyroid.aspx
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Impact of Sleep on Health Video -- Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Charles A. Czeisler, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at Brigham and Women's Hospital, explains the impact of sleep on brain function and physical health. During sleep, the brain is flushed of toxins and learning experiences are consolidated. Inadequate sleep can impair physical health including a dampening of the immune response, disruption in hormones that regulate weight, reduction in the effectiveness of insulin metabolism and an increased risk for calcification of the arteries. Dr. Czeisler also describes how artificial light exposure can cause our circadian rhythms to be disrupted resulting in shortened sleep cycles or insomnia. Learn more about the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at Brigham and Women's Hospital: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/sleep Read our blog posts about sleep: http://healthhub.brighamandwomens.org/category/sleep
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Advances in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Treatment Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Howard L. Weiner, MD, Director, Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), describes research focused on improving multiple sclerosis treatment and finding a cure for this debilitating autoimmune disease. Areas of BWH research include a longitudinal study of MS patients to understand various forms of MS and its long term impact, development of therapies to stop MS attacks, use of stem cells to regenerate the nervous system and development of a vaccine using the body's immune system. The Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center is a leading institution in the area of multiple sclerosis, providing comprehensive patient care, innovative technology, and ongoing clinical research trials. The clinical facilities at the MS Center are designed specifically with the MS patient in mind. A dedicated MRI scanner and an image-processing laboratory solely for MS patients, provide advanced imaging and quantitation of the MS process. The Partners MS Center is equipped to provide the best level of care for MS patients needing multiple sclerosis therapy and is committed to continuous clinical and laboratory research, in an effort to discover a cure for multiple sclerosis. Learn more: Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center http://www.brighamandwomens.org/ms What You Need to Know: Understanding Multiple Sclerosis http://healthhub.brighamandwomens.org/what-you-need-to-know-understanding-multiple-sclerosis
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Understanding Bariatric Surgery Treatment Options for Obesity Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Dr. Scott Shikora discusses bariatric surgery options for weight loss and metabolic treatment in patients with body mass index (BMI) of greater than 40 or BMI greater than 35 with a major co-morbid condition. Bariatric surgery can result in meaningful and sustainable weight loss that has long term health benefits. The Center for Metabolic Health and Bariatric Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital is a full service, comprehensive Level 1A Center of Excellence accredited Bariatric Center with the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Shikora is the Director of the Brigham and Women's Center for Metabolic Health and Bariatric Surgery View our New Patient Information video to learn whether bariatric surgery makes sense for you. In this video you will learn about the types of surgical procedures that are available, nutrition and lifestyle changes that are necessary before and after surgery, insurance and financial issues related to bariatric surgery, and how to take the next steps. View the New Patient Information video: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/weightlosssurgeryclass
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Raynaud’s Phenomenon Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Marie Gerhard-Herman MD, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses diagnosis and treatment for Raynaud’s phenomenon. Raynaud's phenomenon or syndrome is a fairly common condition where people have well demarcated pallor or cyanosis of their fingers, the tips of their nose, tips of their tongue, ear lobes, or toes, meaning there's a color change from normal to either white or blue in any of those areas. Most believe that this is in response to just your fingers being cold, but that’s not always the case. This response is a neurologic reflex and can happen with cold exposure elsewhere on the body. In most cases, when the body warms up the demarcated area goes away. This condition can be either primary or secondary. Primary Raynaud’s phenomenon is very common in females and often seen at the beginning of adolescents. Secondary Raynaud's phenomenon can be from a known injury such as frostbite or damaged blood vessels to the fingers. At Brigham and Women's Hospital, we have a group of doctors that take care of patients with Raynaud's phenomenon enabling accurate diagnosis in a single visit. Learn more about Raynaud’s phenomenon: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/raynauds Read the Raynaud’s Phenomenon video transcript: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/medicine/services/video-transcripts/raynauds-phenomenon-video-transcript.aspx
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Causes and Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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The Men’s Sexual Health Clinic at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) treats men with a range of sexual problems, including erectile dysfunction and ejaculatory dysfunction. Michael P. O’Leary, MD, MPH, Director, BWH Mens’ Sexual Health Clinic, discusses the most common causes of erectile dysfunction and treatment options, including medications and surgery. Learn more about the Men's Sexual Health Clinic and erectile dysfunction: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/surgery/services/urology/male-sexual-health.aspx
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Dr. Pomahac Discusses Third Full Face Transplant, Charla Nash, Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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In a press conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital on June 10, 2011, Dr. Bohdan Pomahac describes and shows an animation of the full face transplant procedure on Charla Nash, the Connecticut woman who was mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009. It is the third full face transplant procedure performed in 2011 at Brigham and Women's. A double hand transplant was also performed; however the hands failed to thrive and were removed.
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Liver Cancer: Robotic Hepatectomy Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Thomas E. Clancy, MD, Associate Chief of Surgical Oncology at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), performs a robotic hepatectomy, one of the first in Boston. BWH is a world leader in using state-of-the-art robotics to significantly shorten patient recovery time and to minimize or eliminate the physical challenges presented by traditional laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery. As one of the most experienced and diversified robotic surgery providers worldwide, the largest multispecialty robotic surgery program in Boston, and the first center in the Boston region to perform 2,000 robot-assisted surgeries, we are doing everything possible to provide patients with the most appropriate surgical option. Learn more: Robotic surgery - http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/roboticsurgery/default.aspx Liver cancer treatment- http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/surgery/general-and-gastrointestinal-surgery/liver-cancer.aspx?sub=5
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Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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New Hope for 50 Million People Worldwide The Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is a collaborative global pursuit to accelerate treatment, prevention, and cures for multiple sclerosis (MS), Alzheimer’s disease, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Parkinson’s disease, and brain tumors. The center is dedicated to fueling life-giving breakthroughs and inspiring hope for future generations of patients and families who suffer. Collectively, MS, Alzheimer’s, ALS, Parkinson’s disease and brain tumors impact more than 50 million people worldwide. Until recently, neurologic diseases have remained a mystery. However, thanks to new technological advances, the opportunities in the neurosciences today are truly extraordinary, observes BWH President Elizabeth Nabel, MD. The Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases is co-directed by Howard Weiner, MD, and Dennis Selkoe, MD. The leaders have nearly 30 years of experience harnessing the power of collaboration to drive innovation and solve major neurological issues. The Ann Romney Center will be located in the Brigham Building for the Future, a state-of the-art medical research space where patients, physicians and scientists will be united under one roof. Learn how you can support the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases: http://BWHannromneycenter.org
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Advancing Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common type of chronic arthritis caused by the immune system – affecting 1.3 million Americans. Symptoms and their degree of impact can vary greatly, and the earlier the disease is diagnosed and treatment begins the better. Fortunately, there have been exciting advancements in rheumatoid arthritis treatment, slowing down the progression of joint damage. Michael E. Weinblatt, MD, Co-Director, Clinical Rheumatology and R. Bruce and Joan M. Hickey Distinguished Chair in Rheumatology, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), discusses rheumatoid arthritis treatment along with an overview of promising research at BWH. The BWH Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy’s has the largest research funding base and investigative team of any rheumatology and allergy program in the country. It has helped to make significant advances in the treatment of arthritis and other joint diseases, including the recent development of a highly effective medication for rheumatoid arthritis.. Learn more: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/rheumatoidarthritis
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Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Laparaoscopic radical prostatectomy, surgical removal of the prostate to treat prostate cancer, is demonstrated by Dr. Adam Kibel, Chief of Urology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, using the Da Vinci robotic surgical system. The robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy allows precise and careful removal of the prostate with minimal damage to surrounding tissues. This results in less pain after surgery, faster recovery, and maintenance of continence and potency. The Department of Urology at Brigham and Women's Hospital is the surgical oncology team for the Genitourinary Cancer Treatment Program at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center. This integrated cancer center brings together genitourinary, radiation, and medical oncologists with urological surgeons to treat patients as one medical team. Watch full-length video: http://mdvideocenter.brighamandwomens.org/specialties/cancer/robotic-assisted-laparoscopic-radical-prostatectomy Learn more: Department of Urology: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/surgery/services/urology/Default.aspx Genitourinary Cancer Treatment Program at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/bwhcancer/dfcibwh_cancer_treatment.aspx?id=24270 Prostate Cancer: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/surgery/services/urology/Prostate-Cancer.aspx Robotic Surgery: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/roboticsurgery/prostatectomy.aspx
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Uterine Fibroids Focused Ultrasound Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Follow a patient before, during and after undergoing focused ultrasound to treat uterine fibroids. BWHs Dr. Clare Tempany discusses the symptoms of fibroids, shows the steps of the procedure, and discusses its benefits.
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Early Detection and Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Reisa Sperling, MD, provides an overview on Alzheimer's disease dementia and a new groundbreaking study, the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer's Disease (A4) Study. The A4 Study is the first study to examine early treatment of older adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease dementia -- with the hope of preventing memory loss before it begins. The clinical trial is for people without symptoms but whose brain scans show the buildup of amyloid plaques that may lead to Alzheimer's disease. Dennis Selkoe, MD from Brigham and Women's Hospital, led research that discovered that buildup in the brain of the amyloid protein is largely responsible for the degenerative effects of Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Sperling is the Director of the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the lead investigator for the A4 Study. Dr. Selkoe is Co-Director of the Center for Neurologic Diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Learn more: Read a white paper on Early Detection and Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Campaign2014/images/alzheimers-disease-A4-study-white-paper.pdf Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment http://www.brighamandwomens.org/research/labs/cart/default.aspx Center for Neurologic Diseases http://www.brighamandwomens.org/research/cnd/default.aspx
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Second Full Face Transplant in U.S. Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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In April 2011, a Brigham and Women's Hospital team performed the second full face transplant in the U.S. and the third in the world. Morgan Hunter, sister of face transplant recipient Mitch Hunter, shares her thoughts about her brother's historic procedure.
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Carolina Bibbo, MD, Discusses Twin Pregnancy Video - Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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A twin pregnancy carries specific risks and complications for both the baby and mother. High-risk pregnancy or maternal-fetal medicine specialists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) provide specialized care for mothers carrying twins. Maternal-fetal medicine specialist Dr. Carolina Bibbo discusses types of twin pregnancies, complications and when to consult a high-risk pregnancy specialist. This video includes helpful illustrations that show the different types of twins. Every family looks forward to a healthy pregnancy, and for the vast majority of women, pregnancy follows a fairly routine course. For some women, however, a high-risk pregnancy may present unexpected difficulties and challenges along the way. Having a high-risk pregnancy means that a woman has a greater chance of complications because of conditions that arise in her pregnancy, her preexisting medical status or lifestyle, or external factors. At Brigham and Women's Hospital we have over 180 years of experience providing exceptional care for moms and babies: BWH maternal-fetal medicine experts specialize in high-risk pregnancy to help you achieve the most healthy pregnancy and delivery possible; BWH Center for Fetal Medicine and Prenatal Genetics provides comprehensive assessment and treatment for infants before birth; our Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is one of the most advanced facilities of its kind. Learn more at: https://www.brighamandwomens.org/obgyn/maternal-fetal-medicine/pregnancy-complications/twin-pregnancies
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Arrhythmia: Catheter Ablation for Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) Video - Brigham and Women's
 
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Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is a type of cardiac arrhythmia that is more common in women and can cause significant symptoms and impairment of quality of life. During an episode, the heart can beat rapidly, sometimes as fast as 200 beats per minute, and the arrhythmia can result in sustained palpitations, lightheadedness and fainting. Electrophysiologists can often cure SVT with catheter ablation. Using advanced imaging to guide the catheters to the arrhythmia source, physicians deliver radiofrequency electrical energy selectively to eliminate the heart cells causing the rhythm disturbance. To view full procedure, visit http://mdvideocenter.brighamandwomens.org/specialties/cardiovascular/svt-arrhythmia-catheter-ablation-for-supraventricular-tachycardia Learn more about catheter ablation: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Depar...
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Liver Cancer: Hepatectomy with Radiofrequency Resection Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Hepatectomy is a surgical procedure for removing segments of the liver. It is an effective treatment for primary liver tumors including those derived from colorectal and other spreading cancers. In this presentation surgeons demonstrate resection using radiofrequency to minimize bleeding. To view full procedure, visit http://mdvideocenter.brighamandwomens.org/specialties/cancer/liver-cancer-hepatectomy-with-radiofrequency-resection
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Sophia's Story: Placenta Accreta Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Placenta accreta occurs when the placenta—the organ that provides nutrients and other support to a developing fetus—attaches too deeply to the uterine wall, leading to complications during child birth. High-risk pregnancy or maternal-fetal medicine specialists in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) provide specialized care for mothers with placenta accreta. Sophia, a patient of Daniela A. Carusi, MD, MSc, Director of Surgical Obstetrics, recounts her high risk pregnancy care for placenta accreta at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Every family looks forward to a healthy pregnancy, and for the vast majority of women, pregnancy follows a fairly routine course. For some women, however, a high-risk pregnancy may present unexpected difficulties and challenges along the way. Having a high-risk pregnancy means that a woman has a greater chance of complications because of conditions that arise in her pregnancy, her preexisting medical status or external factors. Maternal-fetal medicine or high-risk obstetricians at BWH specialize in high-risk pregnancy to help you achieve the most healthy pregnancy and delivery possible. Brigham and Women's Hospital has been a world leader in helping women live longer, healthier lives. We have been consistently ranked as one of America's best hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll and as one of the top women's health providers in the country. Learn more at http://www.brighamandwomens.org/accreta
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Laparoscopic Burch Colposuspension Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Vatche, Minassian, MD, MPH, Chief of Urogynecology, and Sarah Cohen, MD, MPH, Director of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, perform a laparoscopic burch colposuspension, a procedure used to correct stress urinary incontinence. Stress urinary incontinence is one of the most common types of incontinence and is characterized by urinary leakage during physical activities including coughing, sneezing, exercising, lifting, and laughing. As the condition progresses, it can become severe enough to happen with simple acts such as bending and walking. This condition is due to an anatomic weakness of the bladder neck which typically maintains the seal of urine during activity. Stress incontinence can result from a variety of conditions including vaginal childbirth, aging, menopause and obesity. As this is an anatomic condition, primary treatment may involve pelvic floor exercises and/or minimally invasive surgery. Learn more about treatment for stress urinary incontinence: Division of Urogynecology: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/obgyn/services/urogynecology/Default.aspx Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/obgyn/Services/mininvgynsurg/default.aspx
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Uterine Fibroid Treatment Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Mobolaji Ajao, MD, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses treatment options for women with uterine fibroids. Fibroids are very common muscle tumors of the uterus. Over the course of a lifetime, close to 70 percent of Caucasian women and more than 80 percent, of African American women will develop fibroids. Up to a quarter of women will actually have symptoms that will bring them in to seek a physician's evaluation. Symptoms of fibroids include heavy bleeding, pain or pressure symptoms and, occasionally, increased urinary frequency. Fibroid treatment options include watching and waiting, medical management, interventional radiology procedures and surgery. Brigham and Women's Hospital offers all of these treatment options. Most fibroids are discovered during a pelvic exam and this often triggers an ultrasound or some imaging modality to get a sense of the size and location of the fibroids. Alternatively, some women will present with symptoms such as heavy bleeding, pressure or pelvic pain that will trigger an imaging test. Most patients will respond to medical management of fibroids, but their symptoms return once they discontinue medication and they will end up needing some other intervention. Procedures performed by interventional radiologists may also used to treat fibroids. The most common procedure is uterine artery embolization (UAE) or uterine fibroid embolization which targets the blood vessels that feed the uterus. UAE leads to a decrease in the blood supply to the fibroid and overall shrinkage of the fibroid and the size of the uterus. The other option performed by interventional radiologists is magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound. Focused ultrasound is limited to patients who meet certain criteria. Options for surgery include removing the fibroid or removing the uterus. Removing the fibroid can be approached in several different ways. If the fibroid is located completely inside the cavity of the uterus, it can be removed by an approach called hysteroscopy, where a camera and equipment are inserted through the cervix into the uterus; the fibroid is then shaved down from inside the uterus. If the fibroid is located in the wall of the uterus, fibroid removal can be approached by either an abdominal incision, similar to an incision for a c-section, side to side in the skin or up and down in the skin. Alternative surgical approaches include laparoscopic or robotic surgery. Both of these techniques include placing a small incision in the wall of the abdomen to remove the fibroids. The other surgical option for fibroids is hysterectomy. A hysterectomy can be performed vaginally, if the size of a fibroid is small enough. Learn more about minimally invasive surgery for uterine fibroids: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/obgyn/services/mininvgynsurg/mininvoptions/fibroids.aspx
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Placenta Accreta: Diagnosis, Risks and Recovery Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Placenta accreta diagnosis. Daniela Carusi, MD, MSc, Director of Surgical Obstetrics in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), discusses diagnosis, risks and recovery for women who develop placenta accreta during pregnancy. Placenta accreta occurs when the placenta—the organ that provides nutrients and other support to a developing fetus—attaches too deeply to the uterine wall, leading to complications during child birth. High-risk pregnancy or maternal-fetal medicine specialists at BWH provide specialized care for mothers with placenta accreta. Every family looks forward to a healthy pregnancy, and for the vast majority of women, pregnancy follows a fairly routine course. For some women, however, a high-risk pregnancy may present unexpected difficulties and challenges along the way. Having a high-risk pregnancy means that a woman has a greater chance of complications because of conditions that arise in her pregnancy, her preexisting medical status or external factors. Maternal-fetal medicine or high-risk obstetricians at BWH specialize in high-risk pregnancy to help you achieve the most healthy pregnancy and delivery possible; BWH Center for Fetal Medicine and Prenatal Genetics provides comprehensive assessment and treatment for infants before birth; our Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is one of the most advanced facilities of its kind. Brigham and Women's Hospital has been a world leader in helping women live longer, healthier lives. We have been consistently ranked as one of America's best hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll and as one of the top women's health providers in the country. Learn more at http://www.brighamandwomens.org/accreta
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PCOM Aneurysm Clipping Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Nirav J. Patel, MD, Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, performs surgery to decompress a communicating artery aneurysm (PCOM) which was compressing on a patient’s ocular motor nerve. The surgery was performed using micro-dissection techniques, allowing Dr. Patel to reach the aneurysm without cutting the tissue of the brain. The Center for Cerebrovascular Diseases in the Department of Neurosurgery provides diagnosis, treatment, care and outcomes for patients suffering from a wide range of cerebrovascular disorders. The Center is part of the Stroke Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a multidisciplinary program involves a team of neurosurgeons, interventional neuro-radiologists, neurologists, and radiation specialists, who offer a complete spectrum of therapies for the diagnosis and treatment of vascular disorders of the brain and spinal cord. Surgeons have access to the most advanced technologies, including a hybrid operating room that enables advanced imaging and multiple procedures to be performed simultaneously. Physicians are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week, for emergency consultations, referrals, and immediate transfers to Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
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Emotional Well-being during IVF Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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This video explains how couples can cope with the emotional issues they may face during in vitro fertilization and other fertility treatments. The Center for Infertility and Reproductive Surgery (CIRS) at Brigham and Women's Hospital is one of the premier infertility and reproductive medicine programs in the country. We offer the full range of treatments and have our own nationally-certified, full-service laboratories, capable of performing an array of sophisticated tests and specialized capabilities including embryo freezing. CIRS has been a leader in research that has advanced ways to improve reproductive health and maximize the chance of a successful pregnancy, while minimizing risks of triplets or greater multiples which can place mother and child at greater risk. Learn more http://www.brighamandwomens.org/cirs
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Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Center Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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The Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a patient focused, multi-disciplinary program offering patients the most advanced care available, including both medical and surgical management of pituitary disorders. Our neurosurgeons and neuroendocrinologists collaborate with other specialties to provide comprehensive patient care. In a single visit, patients can obtain all necessary consultations, laboratory tests and imaging studies for the diagnosis of pituitary disorders. Members of the Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Center featured in this video include: • Edward R. Laws, MD, FACS, Director, Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Center, Department of Neurosurgery • Ursula B. Kaiser, MD, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension • Ian F. Dunn, MD, Associate Surgical Director, Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Center, Department of Neurosurgery • Timothy R. Smith, MD, PhD, Director, Cushing Neurosurgical Outcomes Center, Department of Neurosurgery • C. Eduardo Corrales, MD, Otolaryngology and Skull Base Surgeon, Division of Otolaryngology Learn more about care for pituitary tumors and pituitary disorders: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/pituitary
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Gestational Diabetes: Managing Risk During and After Pregnancy Video - Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Ellen Seely, MD, Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension at Brigham and Women’s Hospital discusses the health risks associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during and after pregnancy. Dr. Seely also describes Balance After Baby, a web-based program designed to educate women on eating healthfully and increasing their physical activity, with the goal of helping them lose their pregnancy weight within a year of giving birth. GDM is a type of diabetes that occurs only in pregnancy. It comes on in the second half of pregnancy and it goes away after delivery. In the US it’s estimated that five percent of all pregnancies are complicated by GDM. The rates of GDM are higher in Hispanic and non-white populations, ranging from ten to 20 percent of all pregnancies. Obesity is one of the main risk factors for GDM. In the United States, most health centers screen all women for gestational diabetes because obesity is becoming so common in the overall population. Gestational diabetes can impact the health of the mother and the fetus, as well as the newborn. Women with GDM have an increased risk of preeclampsia, which is a type of high blood pressure that develops during pregnancy. Preeclampsia is a serious condition that can lead to early delivery. Women who have gestational diabetes may also have larger babies, increasing their risk of cesarean section. While GDM goes away after pregnancy, the health risks persist. Research has found that 50 to 70 percent of women who have gestational diabetes may develop Type 2 diabetes later in life. Research has also found that babies born to mothers with GDM, have a higher birth weight and may become obese during adolescence, increasing their risk of developing diabetes and other conditions such as high blood pressure. The Pregnancy and Diabetes Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital offers multidisciplinary care to women with GDM. The program includes a high risk obstetrician, two diabetes specialists, a nutritionist, and a nurse practitioner who is certified in diabetes education. The first approach to treatment is to control blood glucose levels with healthy eating and physical activity. Lifestyle changes, healthy eating and physical activity, are effective in controlling blood glucose levels about 75 percent of women with GDM. If the lifestyle changes don't work, insulin therapy is started to control a mother’s blood sugar for the rest of her pregnancy. Learn more about the Pregnancy and Diabetes Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital: https://www.brighamandwomens.org/obgyn/maternal-fetal-medicine/pregnancy-and-medical-conditions/diabetes Read the Gestational Diabetes: Managing Risk During and After Pregnancy video transcript: https://www.brighamandwomens.org/medicine/endocrinology-diabetes-and-hypertension/diabetes/gestational-diabetes-managing-risk-video-transcript
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Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Erik K. Alexander, MD, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explains the relationship between thyroid disease and pregnancy. Both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can dramatically affect the success of a future pregnancy or an ongoing pregnancy. It’s very important that any expectant mother with thyroid disease be monitored very closely throughout pregnancy to minimize risk to the child.
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Brain Development in Preterm Infants Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Terrie Inder, MD, MBChB, Chair of the Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explains the impact of premature birth on neonatal brain development. One in nine infants is born prematurely or around 12 percent of all births in the United States. Preterm infants may be at risk for learning problems later in life. Around 50 to 60 percent of prematurely born children will have to repeat a grade by the time they reach middle school. Dr. Inder describes how brain imaging can help predict the likelihood of learning problems. Based on these findings, additional therapy and support services may be recommended to help preterm infants avoid future learning difficulties. Environment can also play a critical role in brain development of preterm infants. Dr. Inder describes research examining the impact of auditory stimulation on neonatal brain development. Dr. Inder and colleagues found that babies exposed to environments where there was a lot of talking experienced greater language development versus babies exposed to a quiet environment. Follow up study of these children two years later found that the children in environments with more language exposure had nearly ten additional IQ points in language development compared to those who had been in quiet environments. Learn more about newborn care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital: https://www.brighamandwomens.org/pediatric-newborn-medicine Read the Brain Development in Preterm Infants video transcript: https://www.brighamandwomens.org/pediatric-newborn-medicine/videos/brain-development-in-preterm-infants-video-transcript
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Intragastric Balloon Weight Loss Procedure Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Chris Thompson, MD, Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), explains the intragastric balloon procedure, an option for patients who need to lose weight due to co-morbid conditions, but whose BMI does not qualify for them for standard bariatric weight loss procedures such as a sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass. These procedures are very effective in treating obesity. However, bariatric surgery is limited to patients with body (BMI) greater than 40 or greater than 35 with weight-related conditions, such as diabetes or heart disease. For obese patients who don’t meet this criteria, the intragastric balloon may be an option. Eligible patients will have a BMI between 30-40 and have had no prior stomach (gastric) surgery. The intragastric balloon is a silicon balloon about the size of a grapefruit or a softball. The balloon is placed into the patient’s stomach through an endoscope and filled with fluid while the patient is under sedation. The minimally invasive procedure takes about15 minutes and in most cases patients will go home that same day. Learn more about the Intragastric Balloon Procedure at Brigham and Women’s Hospital: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/medicine/services/gastroenterology/services/endoscopy/default.aspx?sub=1 Read the Intragastric Balloon video transcript: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/medicine/services/video-transcripts/intragastric-balloon-video-transcript.aspx
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Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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G. Rees Cosgrove, MD, Director of Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital discusses treatment for essential tremor, including MRI-guided focused ultrasound. Essential tremor is a problem in the motor circuit of the brain that prevents an individual from being able to perform smooth, accurate movements. Instead, patients experience a superimposed shaking of the limb. Over time the tremor worsens, making it difficult to perform many daily tasks. It's hard to write your name. It's difficult to use a keyboard on a computer or phone. It becomes very difficult to drink from a cup, eat, or use a knife and fork without the food going all over the place. Essential tremor can be treated either medically or surgically. Medical treatments may include either a beta blocker or primidone, medications that can be very helpful in reducing the tremor. When the medicines stop working, patients may be candidates for surgical intervention. Essential tremor has been with us throughout time. In the past, we made small lesions in the brain, in the motor circuit, to abolish the tremor. This required making an incision in the head, drilling a hole in the skull, and actually placing a radiofrequency probe down to a very specific target in the brain. And then, with that electrode or probe in the brain, we would stimulate and heat up the tissue to actually ablate and cause a little lesion within this motor circuit. Focused ultrasound is a very new technology that allows over 1,000 tiny ultrasonic emitters to be focused at a single point source. The focused ultrasound emitters are encased in a helmet. It's basically a spherical helmet where all the ultrasonic emitters are pointed at a single point source. When you activate all the emitters, you create energy at that point source and that can actually heat up and ablate the tissue. The beauty of the procedure is that the patient does not require any general anesthesia. It also doesn’t require any incision in the scalp or hole in the skull, so it’s completely non invasive. The effects on the quality of life in patients on whom we've treated is so dramatic. We actually see an abolition of the tremor of the hand while we're doing the treatment. Many patients just break into a smile when they look at their hand that isn't shaking anymore. It's been shaking for years and years, and now they look at their hand, and it's still and they can move it exactly how they want to and a big smile comes over their face. That's a pretty remarkable achievement. Learn more about focused ultrasound treatment for essential tremor treatment: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/neurosurgery/NeurosurgicalTechnology/default.aspx?sub=1
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Evolution of Heart Failure Treatment Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
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Many advances in heart failure treatment have been developed over the past several decades, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has long played a key role in this evolution of heart failure treatment. This includes the discovery that an ACE inhibitor could immediately stop the progression of heart failure and the first successful implantation of a total artificial heart in New England. Mandeep R. Mehra, MD, Executive Director of the BWH Center for Advanced Heart Disease, explains options for effectively repairing, replacing, or recovering heart function, including ventricular assist devices, in patients with heart failure. Dr. Mehra also discusses what future advances we can expect for patients with heart failure. Learn more about advanced heart disease treatment at Brigham and Women’s Hospital: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/heartfailure
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Sleeve Gastrectomy Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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This video, featuring bariatric surgeon Scott Shikora, MD, Director, Center for Metabolic Health and Bariatric Surgery, features the sleeve gastrectomy technique involving the removal of the outer crescent of the stomach, resulting in a much smaller stomach, shaped like a tube or sleeve. To view full procedure, visit http://mdvideocenter.brighamandwomens.org/specialties/general-surgery/sleeve-gastrectomy View our New Patient Information video to learn whether bariatric surgery makes sense for you. In this video you will learn about the types of surgical procedures that are available, nutrition and lifestyle changes that are necessary before and after surgery, insurance and financial issues related to bariatric surgery, and how to take the next steps. View the New Patient Information video: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/weightlosssurgeryclass
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Healthy Breakfast Hash Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Healthy Breakfast Hash Eating a healthy breakfast can reduce the risk of obesity and high cholesterol, improve performance on memory-related tasks, and minimize impulsive snacking and overeating at other meals. Try this health breakfast hash recipe, which is high in protein and low in calories and saturated fat. Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1 small onion, finely chopped • 6-ounce cauliflower, finely chopped • 6-ounce sweet potato, finely chopped • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped • 2 cloves garlic, minced • ¼ teaspoon salt • 2 cups fresh baby spinach • ½ tablespoon sriracha sauce (optional) • 4 eggs, poached or soft boiled Preparation: 1. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. 2. Cook onion 3 minutes or until softened. 3. Stir in cauliflower and sweet potatoes, red pepper, garlic and salt. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally or until vegetables are tender. 4. Stir in spinach and cook 2 minutes or until wilted. 5. Stir in sriracha. 6. Serve eggs over hash. Source: BWH Food Service Nutrition facts: Calories: 206 Fat (g): 12 Sat Fat (g): 2.6 Trans Fat (g): 0 Carbohydrate (g): 16.4 Fiber: (g): 3.8 Protein (g): 9 Cholesterol (mg): 186 Sodium (mg): 328.2 Visit the Department of Nutrition at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for more healthy recipes: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Patients_Visitors/pcs/nutrition/services/healtheweightforwomen/default.aspx
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Muscle Examination of the Hand and Upper Extremity Video - Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
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Michael E. Charness, M.D. Director, Performing Arts Clinic Department of Neurology Brigham and Women's Hospital Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School This video is meant solely for use in training physicians, and should not be used for any other purposes, including but not limited to diagnosis or treatment.
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