A Clearer Picture for Acute Chest Pain

A Clearer Picture for Acute Chest Pain

Traditionally, acute chest pain meant a hospital stay for evaluation, but now patients may have an alternative. I’m Jennifer Dodd and this is a DailyRx Minute. A stress cardiac MRI is a medical imaging technique used to evaluate the blood flow in heart arteries and …

Physician Profile: Dr. Kfir Ben-David

Physician Profile: Dr. Kfir Ben-David

Mount Sinai Medical Center is proud to provide compassionate, quality care in a wide variety of specialties to our patients. Many of our doctors are leaders in their field, developing innovative techniques that help patients feel better sooner. Doctors like Kfir Ben-David, chief of Mount …

Finding a cure for stomach ulcers. Part 2

Finding a cure for stomach ulcers. Part 2

So, you started the work in ’81 and published your preliminary findings in ’82, as I,… ’83. …’83. And then you, you were hunting for an animal model to prove the point, as I understand. Tell me that story. Well, people are very skeptical about …

Dr. Bell speaks about the Linx procedure

Dr. Bell speaks about the Linx procedure

(gentle uplifting instrumental music) – Hi, I’m Reginald Bell. I’m a surgeon at Swedish Medical Center and I’m here to talk to you about a new procedure that we do to treat Gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. GERD is something that occurs at all ages …

TIF Procedure helps people living with GERD

TIF Procedure helps people living with GERD

TIF stands for transoral incisionless fundoplication. It’s a new technique that we have– that we use for the treatment of GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. So, in the past, the surgical ways that we would treat GERD would be with actual incisions. The gold standard …

William Chey, MD – Video Profile

>>William D. Chey: We have some — several special programs at the university that I participate in. One is called the Michigan Bower Control Program and this is a program that I’m a codirector of with Dee Fenner and it’s a program that I’m particularly …

Is it OK to take antacids daily to treat acid reflux? – John Randolph Medical Center

Is it OK to take antacids daily to treat acid reflux? – John Randolph Medical Center

Some people require antacids every day, and if they are under the direction of a physician, then that’s acceptable. If someone is taking it on their own, and they’ve been on it for a while they should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist.

Heartburn & Reflux Center Patient Navigation, Testing & Education

Heartburn & Reflux Center Patient Navigation, Testing & Education

(bright instrumental music) – My name is Cathy Adams and I’m the nurse navigator for the Heartburn and Reflux Center of Richmond. My background consists of approximately 15 years of case management experience. After that, I went back to nursing school and I did about …