Brandon Masi Parker discusses stroke and TIA. The podcast focuses on management of patients presenting with signs of stroke and TIA as well as epidemiology, pathophysiology and current updates on evidence based approaches to stroke and TIA patients.
Nick Camposeo provides us with a quick overview of the important anemias. Anemia is a huge topic and very important in clinical practice and at all levels of board studying. This podcast includes pathophysiology, etiology, clinical presentation and management of microcytic, normocytic and macrocytic anemias.
Rob Kawa leads a journal review discussion on the “Effect of Cranial Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine on Cerebral Tissue Oxygenation”
Xiangrong Shi, PhD; Seth Rehrer, OMS IV; Parna Prajapati, MBBS, MPH; Scott T. Stoll, DO, PhD; Russell G. Gamber, DO, MPH; and H. Fred Downey, PhD. (2011). Effect of Cranial Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine on Cerebral Tissue Oxygenation. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 111(12), 660-666.
Rob Kawa leads a discussion on peripheral vascular disease. We discuss the pathophysiology of the disease, clinical presentation and treatment of the disease. There is also a great discussion on the definitions of arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis and arteriolosclerosis.
Randy Davis leads a discussion on Coronary Artery Disease. All aspects of the disease process are discussed including spectrum of the disease, pathophysiology, clinical presentations and management.
Brandon Masi Parker discusses Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). The CTS discussion includes definition, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment.
John Gentile OMS III discusses Venous Thromboembolism. In this podcast the etiologies, clinical management and risks of Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolisms will be discussed. Please join in the discussion with any questions or comments. We hope to act as a source for review and summary on these topics as well as a catalyst for further discussion on these very pervasive and dangerous pathologies.
Musculoskeletal pain is a very common complaint. Vascular etiologies consist of a wide variety of pathologies included in MSK pain ranging from the benign to the life threatening. Some of the etiologies discussed in this podcast are vasculitides, ischemia/infarction (including carpal tunnel syndrome and thoracic outlet syndrome) and coagulopathies.