Manatee Memorial Hospital - Manatee Talk Radio
Knee Injuries/Conditions and Treatments07/10/2019
Dr. Arthur Valadie shares the most common injuries and conditions that require an orthopedic procedure, as well as what to expect from the procedure and recovery time.
Peripheral Artery Disease - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Surgical Treatments14/08/2019
Dr. Jenna Kazil discusses symptoms, diagnosis and surgical treatments of peripheral artery disease.
Lung Cancer Surgery Options at Manatee Memorial Hospital20/02/2018
Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women; about one out of four cancer deaths are from lung cancer. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Surgery to remove the cancer, often along with other treatments, may be an option for certain types of lung cancer. Here to discuss lung cancer surgery options at Manatee Memorial Hospital is John C. Brock, MD. He is a Board certified Cardio Thoracic Surgeon, and a member of the medical staff at Manatee Memorial Hospital.
Are You Severely Obese? Consider Weight-Loss Options at Manatee Memorial Hospital11/02/2018
More than one-third of adults classified as obese during 2011-2014, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Manatee Memorial Hospital offers weight-loss surgery that can help seriously overweight people get the long-term weight loss they need. Joining the show to discuss your options for assisted weight loss if you are severely obese, is Stelios Rekkas, MD, FACS. He is a bariatric surgeon and the Medical Director of the Weight-Loss Program at Manatee Memorial Hospital.
Watchman™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure Procedure at Manatee Memorial Hospital14/01/2018
Patients who are taking warfarin on a long-term basis have a different option to help prevent blood clots and possible stroke. The Watchman™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Implant is an alternative for many patients that is designed to work as a safety net by closing off the left atrial appendage (LAA), and catching harmful blood clots before they enter the bloodstream whenever blood pools in the heart.Joining the show to discuss the Watchman™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure Procedure at Manatee Memorial Hospital is Daniel Friedman, MD, FACC, FHRS. He is a Cardiologist and Watchman Medical Director of the Structural Heart Clinic at Manatee Memorial Hospital.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Procedure at Manatee Memorial Hospital26/12/2017
If you have valve disease and are not a candidate for certain types of heart surgery, TAVR may be an option to discuss with your physician. Bradenton Cardiology Center offers the minimally invasive Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure to patients with severe aortic stenosis.The new TAVR procedure is an alternative to traditional open-heart surgery and can offer an improved quality of life for patients. In this procedure, a collapsible aortic heart valve is placed at the site using a thin, flexible tube called a catheter and it can give new hope to patients who have aortic valve stenosis and are at high or extreme risk for open-heart surgery.Joining the show to discuss treatment options for valve disease and the TAVR procedure is S. Jay Mathews, MD, MS, FACC. He is a cardiologist and TAVR Medical Director at the Structural Heart Clinic at Manatee Memorial Hospital.
da Vinci® Robotics for Head and Neck Cancers16/08/2017
Patients at Manatee Memorial Hospital can get all the advantages of minimally invasive, advanced robotic surgery because our experienced physicians at the Surgery Center use the da Vinci® Surgical System. This minimally invasive technique helps reduce pain and trauma to the body, lessens blood loss, lowers risk of infection, shortens length of hospital stay and promotes quicker recovery with less scarring.In this segment, Axay Kalathia, MD., discusses da Vinci® Robotics for head and neck cancer and how many hospitals offer cancer treatment, but not many balance powerful treatment strategy with the right dose of sensitivity for their patients like Manatee Memorial Hospital.
Manatee Memorial Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric Treatment Program – Why Wounds Won’t Heal13/06/2017
The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Treatment Program at Manatee Memorial Hospital provides specialized treatment for chronic or non-healing wounds, which are defined as sores or wounds that have not significantly improved from conventional treatments. Associated with inadequate circulation, poorly functioning veins, and immobility, non-healing wounds lead to lower quality of life and may lead to amputations.In this segment, Maura Buete, MD, Medical Director, The Wound Care & Hyperbaric Treatment Center at Manatee Memorial Hospital, discusses when wounds persist, a specialized approach is required for healing. If you have a sore or wound that has not begun to heal in a month, or has not healed entirely in two months, contact Manatee Memorial's Wound Care department by calling 941.745.7251.
Prompt, Expert Treatment for Stroke Patients19/02/2017
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States, according to the American Stroke Association. High blood pressure is the most important risk factor for stroke. For the eighth consecutive year, Manatee Memorial Hospital has received the Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® program.In this segment, Dr. Ralph Gonzalez, Neurologist and Medical Director of the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Manatee Memorial Hospital gives vital information about the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Manatee Memorial and the importance of recognizing the signs of stroke so that treatment can begin and outcomes may be better.
Breast Cancer Surgery: The Hidden Scar05/02/2017
One in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS).Many hospitals offer cancer treatment, but not many balance powerful treatment strategy with the right dose of sensitivity for their patients like Manatee Memorial Hospital. If you are considering surgery for breast cancer, you and your doctor will determine the type of surgery that is most appropriate for you. In this segment, Dr. Jose Erbella discusses Breast Cancer Surgery, including a new technique called Hidden Scar, that can offer women an improved emotional recovery and quality of life after surgery, as scars can have a large impact on a woman's self-confidence, intimacy, and body image.
LINX: A New Procedure For GERD01/02/2017
If you are a patient suffering with GERD you might normally experience frequent heartburn, and other symptoms that can negatively affect the quality of your life.In this segment Dr. Paul Toomey, board-certified General Surgeon, and a member of the Medical Staff at Manatee Memorial Hospital, discusses that if you have reflux and you still experience significant GERD-related symptoms despite taking medication, you may be interested in the LINX® Reflux Management System.