Sumanth Prabhu, MD, and Jose Tallaj, MD, in the division of cardiovascular disease discuss the advanced heart failure program and the types of patients that could benefit from the disease management offered at UAB Medicine.
Dr. Hitesh Batra, Director of the Interventional Pulmonology & Pleural Disease program at UAB Medicine, performs two bronchoscopies both of which are for lung nodules that are concerning for lung cancer. Both patients have had prior non-diagnostic bronchoscopies and are hoping for a definitive biopsy of the lung nodules.
You want the most comprehensive care for your patients, so connect them with the people who can help you provide it. UAB Medicine Cardiovascular Services offers the widest range of expertise and the most advanced, evidence-based treatment options.
Director of UAB's Incompatible Kidney & KPD Program
UAB is one of the three largest kidney transplant centers in the nation and has performed more living donor transplants than any other program in the US since 1987. Watch as surgical director, Jayme Locke, MD, discusses the program.
Autonomic Function Testing for Differential Diagnosis
Mohamed Kazamel, MD, discusses several autonomic function testing offered at UAB such as cardio-vagal innervation (HRDB & Valsalva ratio), cardio-adrenergic innervation (Valsalva maneuver & HUT), and sudomotor innervation (QSART & TST).
Marked by a high concentration of parathyroid hormone in the blood, hyperparathyroidism results in a loss of calcium and weakened bones. Herbert Chen, M.D. discusses the only curative option -- a minimally invasive procedure called radio-guided parathyroidectomy.
Oluseun Alli, MD, and James Davies Jr., MD, discuss the advantages of a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) as they perform one such procedure in UAB Medicine’s hybrid operating room, which offers both surgical and x-ray capabilities and is among the most advanced in the Southeast.
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