Louisville Lectures

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Nephritic/Nephrotic Syndrome with Dr. Kausar Hamiduzzaman

In this lecture, Dr. Kausar Hamiduzzaman presents Nephritic and Nephrotic Syndrome. She begins  explaining when it is appropriate to consider glomerular diseases in the differential diagnosis and finishes by discusses the definition, workup, and management of both nephrotic and nephritic syndromes.

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Novel Targeted Therapy for Low-Grade Lymphoid Malignancies in Older Adults by Dr. Krem

Dr. Krem discusses age-related and biological factors for low-grade lymphoma pathogenesis and outcomes. He then explains the mechanisms of action from low-grade lymphoma therapies.  He finishes by applying recent efficacy and toxicity data to older patients with low-grade lymphoma.

 

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Patient Evaluation for Advanced Heart Failure Therapies

Dr. Dmitry Abramov presents patient evaluations for advanced heart failure therapies by first discussing the classification system for heart failure severity.  He then presents different opinions available for patients with advanced heart failure.  After, he explains how to identify end stage heart failure as well as candidacy for advanced failure therapy. 

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SECOND WIND: LUNG TRANSPLANTATION BY DR. DAVID NUNLEY

Dr. Nunley presents lung transplantation by taking listeners along the case of a specific patient, his lungs, and the process that occurs before and after lung transplantation. From matching a donor to retrieving the organs, Dr. Nunley explains the ins and outs of organ donors and their road to transplantation. 

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Mechanical Ventilation by Dr. Rodrigo Cavallazzi

Dr. Cavallazi presents mechanical ventilation by first discussing the physiology of respiratory failure.  He then describes how to tailor mechanical ventilation to different forms of respiratory failure. He finishes with a discussion of the latest studies defining how to best use mechanical ventilation. 

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Incorporating Transgender Care into Every Day Primary Care with Dr. Henry Ng

In this lecture, Dr. Ng discusses cultural and clinical competence. He begins his presentation with cultural competence by explaining Trans 101, how to create a welcoming environment care and comparing a dedicated vs blended setting. During clinical competence, he discusses clinical care protocols and illustrative cases.  He then finishes his presentation with a few lessons learned.

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