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Latest Options for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors

Pediatric neurosurgeon Alan Cohen, M.D., chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins, discusses the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric brain tumors, including minimally invasive surgery and genetic profiling.

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Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Q&A

Anesthesiologist Steven Frank, medical director of the Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program at Johns Hopkins, explains what bloodless medicine surgery is and how it is performed.

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Minimally-Invasive Surgery Options for Liver Cancer and Liver Tumors

Dr. Jin He, assistant professor of surgery, describes the minimally invasive surgical techniques available for patients with liver cancer or a liver tumor, the benefits and who is an ideal candidate.

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Neuroendocrine Tumor: Case Study

Johns Hopkins surgical oncologist Christopher Wolfgang discusses the case of a female patient, Betsy Clark, who had a large neuroendocrine tumor in the body of her pancreas.

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Sarcoma Treatment

Surgical oncologist Nita Ahuja discusses a case of a 44 year old patient who presented with abdominal discomfort and lower extremity pain and was diagnosed with a solitary fibrous tumor. She was treated with neoadjuvent radiation therapy at Johns Hopkins followed by a multi-visceral resection by a multidisciplinary team, led by Dr. Ahuja.

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Why is Coordinated Care Important for Treating Sarcoma?

Because sarcomas are rare, it is important to be diagnosed and treated by physicians who have extensive experience in managing these tumors. Johns Hopkins has a multi-specialty team that reviews each case together prior to treatment, manages and participates in treatment as a coordinated team, and manages each sarcoma patient with close surveillance to monitor recurrence. Dr. Nita Ahuja discusses the importance of this team.

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Diagnosing a Sarcoma

Dr. Nita Ahuja discusses the diagnosis of sarcomas and when to refer a patient to an oncologist or surgeon who specializes in the treatment of sarcomas.

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Vascularized Composite Allo-transplantation: Potentials and Challenges

W. P. Andrew Lee, M.D., Professor, Plastic Surgery, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, presents, Vascularized Composite Allo-transplantation: Potentials and Challenges.

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The Whipple Procedure

The type of operation performed for removal of pancreatic cancer is based on the location of the tumor. For tumors of the head and neck and of the pancreas, a Whipple procedure, also called a pancreaticoduodenectomy, is performed.

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Pancreatic Auto Islet Transplantation with Total Pancreatectomy

Animation explaining the pancreatic auto islet transplantation process with complete removal of the pancreas to treat pancreatitis.

Kidney Transplant Videos

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Managing the Health of Kidney Transplant Recipients | Q&A

Transplant nephrologist Nada Alachkar discusses kidney transplants, candidate eligibility, patient health before and after surgery, quality of life, and Johns Hopkins.

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Living Kidney Donor Surgery | Q&A

Transplant surgeon Dorry Segev discusses the kidney transplant waiting list, living kidney donors, surgery, recovery and the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center.

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About Pancreas and Kidney Transplant Surgery | Q&A

Transplant surgeon Niraj Desai explains the pancreas transplant operation, the combined pancreas and kidney transplant and quality of life for patients after the surgery.

Liver Transplant Videos

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Liver Transplant: The Surgery, Recovery and Quality of Life | Q&A

Johns Hopkins transplant surgeon Andrew Cameron discusses the liver transplant procedure and recovery, the incision, quality of life after transplant, research and rejection medication.

Heart Transplant Videos

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Heart Transplant in Children: What Can Be Done While Waiting for a Transplant | Q&A

Johns Hopkins heart surgeon Luca Vricella discusses what can be done while children wait for a heart transplant. He reviews associated conditions, surgery preparations and treatment options. To schedule an appointment, call 410-614-1501.

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Heart Transplant in Children: Surgery and Quality of Life Afterward | Q&A

Heart surgeon Luca Vricella discusses pediatric heart transplants. He reviews what the surgery entails, recovery and quality of life.

Lung Transplant Videos

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#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Strengthening Lungs before Transplants | Errol Bush, M.D.

Dr. Errol Bush and his team are developing a “lung-in-box” program to strengthen donor lungs before transplantation. Their goal is to ensure high quality of life for recipients.

Surgery Q&A

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Rectal Cancer | Q&A

Dr. Jonathan Efron, Director, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery, answers important questions about rectal cancer.

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What Is the Whipple Procedure? | Q&A

The Whipple procedure, also known as a pancreaticoduodenectomy, is a surgical treatment for pancreatic cancer and is explained by Johns Hopkins surgical oncologist Christopher Wolfgang.

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) | Q&A

Jeffrey Lukish, associate professor of surgery, discusses patent ductus arteriosus.