[MUSIC] One day I just had this uncontrolled pain in my stomach that brought me to my knees, and from there on is history. I went to my doctor, and one test led to another, led to another, but just my gut feeling told me something was wrong, and me… Continue Reading Stomach (Gastric) Cancer | Stephanie’s Story

[MUSIC] So fecal incontinence is the inability to hold your bowel or to have control of your bowel. And this can be one episode or daily episodes. And it results in soiling in your underwear, and it can be quite uncomfortable. It usually is more commonly seen in the elderly.… Continue Reading Fecal Incontinence: Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments | Colorectal Surgeon Susan Gearhart

>>My tumor is about the size of a hockey puck. I was 28 years old when I was diagnosed. Within three days of diagnosis, I had my craniotomy. Common side effects of a craniotomy is seizures. I take pills six times a day. It’s two of these, one and a… Continue Reading Brain Tumor Treatment | Advances Over 10 Years: Carlos Luceno’s Story

(gentle piano music)>>I had a bit of a hard pregnancy and a challenging birth. And when Journee was born doctors told me that, given the injury that she had sustained, that there was a strong likelihood that she wasn’t going to be able to see, talk or walk. That was… Continue Reading Spastic Cerebral Palsy Surgical and Rehabilitation Treatment | Journee’s Story

(instrumental new age music)>>Scars are an abnormal response to healing, either after an injury or surgery, for example, with an incision. Scars, however, may heal abnormally and cause symptoms like itching, pain, thickening, or tightness. Therefore, managing these scars correctly is very important so that we can improve our outcomes… Continue Reading Scar Revision Treatment | FAQ with Dr. Scott Hultman

(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… Continue Reading How it Works: Bloodless Medicine and Surgery – An Alternative to Blood Transfusion

>>Early in my life, I was an intravenous drug user. (soothing piano) From then I became incarcerated I’d been shot four times on three different occasions. And it was at that time, I was working the kitchen in one of the institutions. And that’s when I became aware that I… Continue Reading From Cirrhosis to a Hepatitis C Cure | William’s Story

Nerve Block for NTOS. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, TOS is a term used to describe a group of disorders that occur when blood vessels, or nerves, are compressed within a space known as the thoracic outlet. The thoracic outlet is the passage way between your collarbone and first rib. There are… Continue Reading Nerve Block Treatment for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Treating Clostridium difficile with fecal microbial transplantation. A healthy digestive system is home to thousands of bacteria. The intestinal tract includes the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine, which is also known as the colon. In most cases these microbes are harmless or even beneficial to a healthy individual. However,… Continue Reading Fecal Microbial Transplantation: A Treatment for Clostridium Difficile

(determined music)>>The diabetic foot and wound service started in 2012, in response to the increasing number of diabetic patients coming in with foot ulcers who are at risk for amputations. And basically when we started this program, what we found was that we were able to take care of patients… Continue Reading Diabetic Foot Wounds Treatment | FAQ