This episode offers some advice in thinking about the very difficult topic of pancreatic pseudocysts. Some philosophical waxing about pain control and some items not addressed in the previous episodes are also discussed.
October 1st, 2015
Acute Pancreatitis (part 2) - Severe Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Necrosis, Antibiotic & Surgical Considerations
August 23rd, 2015
Imaging, fluid resuscitation, fine needle aspiration, determining sterile vs infected necrosis, and suggestions from the guidelines are discussed.
July 29th, 2015
This episode addresses some of the debates regarding nutrition timing in acute pancreatitis. Methods such as nasogastric, nasojejunal, and oral feeding are compared.
June 7th, 2015
Treatments that include hydration, cinacalcet, calcitonin, bisphosphonate, denosumab, and other options are reviewed.
June 6th, 2015
Indications for parathyroidectomy, pre-operative localization issues, diagnosing hyperparathyroidism, and a brief summary of the guidelines are among the topics addressed in this episode.
March 31st, 2015
Special attention is paid to gastrointestinal, bone, and cardiovascular disease as a result of hypercalcemia. Laboratory interpretation of calcium and phosphorus levels is also discussed.
Hypercalcemia etiology - Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements, Diuretics, Malignancy, Sarcoidosis, and other causes
March 10th, 2015
December 29th, 2014
December 20th, 2014
October 31st, 2014
October 30th, 2014
October 29th, 2014
October 5th, 2014
August 14th, 2014
August 3rd, 2014
June 18th, 2014
Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Legionella pneumophila bacterial lower respiratory tract disease are explored in depth.