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The Mayo Clinic | On Call with the Prairie Doc | December 14, 2017
 
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Dr. Holm, the Prairie Doc, is joined by Robert Lohr MD, and Mark Truty, MD, to discuss the history of the Mayo Clinic, when a patient should be referred there, and ongoing research projects taking place at Mayo. Robert Lohr received his undergraduate from Northwestern University and then complete medical school at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He specializes in researching Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (AWS), especially treatment of patients with medical co-morbid conditions. Mark J. Truty, M.D., earned his medical degree at the Chicago School of Medicine. Mark performs clinical and translational research in pancreatic, hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal cancers. His clinical research is in the multidisciplinary surgical treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers, with a focus on novel preoperative therapies. He also serves as an institutional principal investigator on clinical trials. Learn more: https://www.PrairieDoc.org Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThePrairieDoc Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ThePrairieDoc Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ThePrairieDoc Pin us on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ThePrairieDoc
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Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy Surgery • PreOp Patient Education
 
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Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy Surgery • PreOp Patient Education Patient Education and Engagement Company 10/17/2015 Your doctor has recommended a procedure, Robot Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy to treat your prostate cancer. Before we talk about the procedure, let’s review some information about the prostate and your medical condition. The prostate is located under the bladder and behind the penis. It is a walnut-sized gland that is part of the male reproductive system. It helps make semen. In fact, if during surgery, the surgeon finds that the cancer has already spread and is outside of the prostate, the procedure is stopped and other more effective treatments for the situation are planned. There are different ways to operate and remove a cancerous prostate. Your surgeon has recommended a laparoscopic procedure. Your surgeon has scheduled your laparoscopic procedure to be Robot Assisted. This means that your surgical team will work with pieces of equipment that together are called the robot. The tower has a video screen for the team and surgeon to see the surgery in high definition. The surgeon sits at a console that makes it easier to see drive and move special tools to do delicate cutting and stitching. The robot has arms that attach to the laparoscope and other tools as needed. A tiny incision is made and your abdomen is filled with CO2 (say “C” “Oh” “2”), carbon dioxide gas. Other small incisions are made as needed for the surgeon to place tools that are used to cut, stitch, move and remove tissue for the procedure. The robot is carefully connected to the laparoscopic instruments. The bladder is gently separated from the prostate, The connection of the prostate to the bladder is cut. And then the connection to the urethra, The surgeon is careful to protect the nerves that control your erection and urination. However, Damage to the nerves may be necessary or unavoidable in removing your prostate. The Prostate is carefully placed in a bag, and removed thru a small incision. This way no cancer cells are spread. Finally the bladder is stitched back to the urethra The surgical area is carefully inspected for bleeding and a surgical drain is placed. The instruments and gas are removed. The incisions are closed. After surgery, “speak-up” and tell someone on your care-team if you have unexpected pain, dizziness or trouble breathing. You will have some discomfort but medication should help if you have pain. Your risk of complication from this surgery is most related to your health before surgery, the size and nature of your cancer and the experience of your surgeon. Prostate cancer typically affects older men with other medical problems. Your team will watch for early rare complications such as stroke, heart attack, blood clot, and internal bleeding. Most patients stay in the hospital for 1-3 nights after surgery. The drain is often removed before you are sent home. The Foley will stay in place for about 1 to 3 weeks.Incontinence, leaking urine is a known side effect of prostatectomy. It is normal to have after your Foley is removed. You will need to wear a pad to stay dry. Control of urine improves quickly over the following days, weeks and months. By 6 months, 20% or 1 in 5 men still have some urine leakage and 5% or 5 in 100 men have severe leakage. Another side effect of this surgery is erectile dysfunction or ED. All men will have trouble with their erections after prostate removal. Half of men, 50% will eventually be able to have an erection but most will continue to have some permanent changes. Time, exercise, medication and surgery can help. Call your doctor if you: cannot urinate, have a fever, redness or pus from your incision, worsening pain or bright red bleeding that doesn’t stop You should be ready to verify or confirm your: list of medical problems and surgeries, All of your medications, including vitamins and supplements current smoking, alcohol and drug use and All allergies, especially to medications, latex and tape but not all surgeons find using the robot helpful in performing laparoscopic surgery. All surgery and anesthesia have a small but possible risk of serious injury, even some problems very rarely leading to death. It is your job to speak up and ask your surgeon if you still have questions about why this surgery is being recommended for you, the risks and alternatives. This video is intended as a tool to help you to better understand the procedure that you are scheduled to have or are considering. It is not intended to replace any discussion, decision making or advice of your surgeon. Patient Engagement and Education Company #prostatectomy #prostatecancer #Incontinence #prostate #urology
Youngevity Testimonials - Naira Cola - Fibroid Tumors , Blood Clots, Anemia
 
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www.coachcola.com www.colaorganicsolutions.youngevity.com Naira Cola is 90 for life and has an amazing testimonial to share about how the Youngevity Healthy Start Pak help her recover from life threatening blood clots in lungs (Pulmonary Embolism) & a huge amount of uterine fibroids naturally while preserving her reproductive functions. The tumors are completely gone thank God! The Mayo Clinic doctors were amazed! She also shares how her father who was suffering from type 2 diabetes for years found relief in weeks and is now an ex-diabetic thanks to the Youngevity Healthy Blood Sugar pak. If you are currently suffering from these problems or others like high blood pressure, Alzheimer's, Arthritis, Obesity, Cancer, or anything else please let us help you help your body unlock it's natural self-healing abilities. No more toxic pharmaceutical drugs like Coumadin and Enoxaparin for Naira. Take claim to this freedom for you and your loved ones by joining us in the Health Revolution. I look forward to hearing your testimonials :) Find us here www.colaorganicsolutions.youngevity.com Or at www.coachcola.com
About Anti-Aging
 
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Dr. James Privitera, a renowned expert in allergy and nutrition medicine, the author of the book Silent Clots - Life‘s Biggest Killer, during an interview with www.youngbodymind.com, talks about anti-aging.
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The Trouble with Our Amazing Heart | On Call with the Prairie Doc | May 18, 2017
 
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Guest Host Dr. Kelly Evans is joined by Cardiologist, Dr. Michael Hibbard and Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Molly McAfee from North Central Heart in Sioux Falls. Topics of discussion will include common and uncommon problems that occur with the heart, risk modifications, diagnostic questions; modern medical and surgical treatments for such problems as well as heart diagnostic and therapeutic changes brought to us by research Dr. Michael Hibbard is a cardiologist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota and Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Molly K Mcafee is a Thoracic Surgery Specialist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She graduated with honors from Mayo Medical School in 1984. Having more than 33 years of diverse experiences, especially in thoracic surgery, general surgery, Dr. Molly K Mcafee affiliates with many hospitals including Avera Heart Hospital Of South Dakota, Avera Mckennan Hospital & University Health Center, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists in many medical groups including Heart Hospital Of South Dakota LLC, Central Dupage Physician Group. Learn more: https://www.PrairieDoc.org Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThePrairieDoc Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ThePrairieDoc Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ThePrairieDoc Pin us on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ThePrairieDoc
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