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Cancer

Current Trends in Minimally Invasive Cranial Tumor Neurosurgery Video

Current Trends in Minimally Invasive Cranial Tumor Neurosurgery

Gabriel Zada, MD, a neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, discusses cranial tumor surgery, including a review of the current catalogue of minimally invasive endoscopic surgical techniques available to treat adult brain and skull base tumors.

State-of-the Art Brain Tumor Imaging - USC Brain Tumor Center Video

State-of-the Art Brain Tumor Imaging - USC Brain Tumor Center

Mark Shiroishi, MD, a radiologist at Keck Medicine of USC, provides information about the state-of-the-art neuroimaging services and customized patient care offered at the USC Brain Tumor Center.

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Video

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Medical providers are seeing patients who have an increasingly common condition: nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Primary care doctors are concerned, as it may lead to serious consequences such as cirrhosis and liver cancer.

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Ross Procedure Video

Ross Procedure

This is a case of an athletic 35-year-old patient who presented to his primary care physician complaining of frequent episodes of chest pain, palpitations, and syncope, which interferes with his daily life activities.

CASE STUDY: Collaboration for aortic dissection repair News

CASE STUDY: Collaboration for aortic dissection repair

A patient experienced an acute aortic dissection. Emergency open-heart surgery at his regional medical facility did not solve the issue; days after the open-heart procedure, the patient was still nauseated and his blood pressure was spiking. ...

Complex ablation of supraventricular arrhythmia in a patient with congenital heart disease News

Complex ablation of supraventricular arrhythmia in a patient with congenital heart disease

A male patient currently in his mid-30s was born with D-transposition of the great arteries. As a child, he underwent an atrial switch procedure to physiologically correct the defect. The patient has been followed by his adult congenital ...

Repair of aortic transection after a motor vehicle crash News

Repair of aortic transection after a motor vehicle crash

The forward motion of a car crash causes an inflection point where one half of the aorta moves forward and the other moves backward, which causes the vessel to rip. The inflection points of the aorta are in the descending thoracic aorta ...

Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis Increases Risk of Suicide, Study Finds News

Atopic Dermatitis Increases Risk of Suicide, Study Finds

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease affecting 18 million adults (7.2%) and 9.6 million children (13%) in the United States. Many psychiatric comorbidities are associated with AD.

Neurosciences |view more

Current Trends in Minimally Invasive Cranial Tumor Neurosurgery Video

Current Trends in Minimally Invasive Cranial Tumor Neurosurgery

Gabriel Zada, MD, a neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, discusses cranial tumor surgery, including a review of the current catalogue of minimally invasive endoscopic surgical techniques available to treat adult brain and skull base tumors.

State-of-the Art Brain Tumor Imaging - USC Brain Tumor Center Video

State-of-the Art Brain Tumor Imaging - USC Brain Tumor Center

Mark Shiroishi, MD, a radiologist at Keck Medicine of USC, provides information about the state-of-the-art neuroimaging services and customized patient care offered at the USC Brain Tumor Center.

Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm Video

Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm

Steven L. Giannotta, MD, a neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, discusses symptoms, treatments and surgical options for trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasms.

Endoscopic surgery for pituitary tumors Document

Endoscopic surgery for pituitary tumors

We have treated more than 600 patients overall and more than 130 patients in 2017 using endoscopic endonasal surgery, accruing one of the highest patient volumes in California.

Otolaryngology |view more

Cochlear implant advancements to include music recognition capabilities News

Cochlear implant advancements to include music recognition capabilities

While cochlear implants restore substantial hearing, they can’t compete with the body’s natural hearing ability. Rehabilitation is required once the device is implanted in order to train the brain to recognize speech through the implant’s ...

Cochlear Implants News

Cochlear Implants

KECK MEDICINE OF USC PROVIDES CUTTING-EDGE COCHLEAR IMPLANT SURGERY FOR ALL AGES — FROM INFANTS TO THE ELDERLY — GUIDED BY A MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM AT THE USC CARUSO DEPARTMENT OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY – HEAD AND NECK SURGERY.

Treatment of Persistent Hoarseness Video

Treatment of Persistent Hoarseness

Michael Johns III, MD, director of the USC Voice Center, specializes in voice, swallowing and airway disorders. He is also a professor of clinical otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at the USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – ...

Current research on inner ear hair cell regeneration News

Current research on inner ear hair cell regeneration

Unfortunately, these highly-specialized cells don’t naturally regenerate, so hearing loss is permanent. Research on inner ear hair cell regeneration has expanded recently and shows promise for future therapeutic options.

Orthopaedic surgery

Treatment options for orthopaedic trauma News

Treatment options for orthopaedic trauma

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has both trauma specialists and microsurgeons who have the ability to manage very complex cases. The management of these patients typically requires multidisciplinary care that benefits from coordination ...

Revision total shoulder arthroplasty News

Revision total shoulder arthroplasty

Orthopaedic surgeons at Keck Medicine of USC are specialists in revision total shoulder arthroplasty, a procedure that is relatively uncommon compared with other revision arthroplasties. Most often, patients require a revision shoulder ...

Osteonecrosis: clinical care and translational research News

Osteonecrosis: clinical care and translational research

Osteonecrosis can occur in any bone but it most often affects the femoral head.4 Osteonecrosis of the femoral head is often misdiagnosed as a strained groin and patients may not receive a timely diagnosis or therapy for osteonecrosis.

SPINE

Research at the USC Spine Center News

Research at the USC Spine Center

The USC Spine Center houses a robust research program that combines leading clinical, translational and basic science research on all aspects of spine care, including disc degeneration, spinal fusion, spinal tumors and spinal cord injury.

Treatment of adult scoliosis and deformity News

Treatment of adult scoliosis and deformity

Adults with scoliosis and other spinal deformities can benefit from the multidisciplinary approach offered at the USC Spine Center. Adults of any age can be treated for their scoliosis or back deformity. Patients receive coordinated care ...

Comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of spine tumors News

Comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of spine tumors

The USC Spine Center treats all patients with primary and metastatic spine tumors. Our physicians have a strong interest in treating patients with spine tumors as early as possible in the course of the disease. Patients can be successfully ...

Urology

New biomarker may guide initial treatment of metastatic prostate cancer Video

New biomarker may guide initial treatment of metastatic prostate cancer

Dr. Amir Goldkorn showed that the number of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in blood predicts response to first-line hormonal therapy.

How testosterone supplements affect fertility Video

How testosterone supplements affect fertility

Patients who want to improve their libido or build muscle often turn to exogenous testosterone. Watch as Mary Samplaski, MD, director of the male infertility program at Keck Medicine of USC, shares what primary care doctors and urologists ...

How useful is AI in the clinical urology setting? Video

How useful is AI in the clinical urology setting?

A Keck Medicine of USC expert is investigating the applications of AI in diagnosis, treatment, outcomes prediction and surgical skills application in urology. (Spoiler alert: AI can be a superior tool for diagnosis and outcome prediction.)

Case Study: UroLift®, A minimally invasive option for BPH News

Case Study: UroLift®, A minimally invasive option for BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate affects 70% of men at ages 60 to 69 and 80% of men over 70. The USC Institute of Urology at Keck Medicine of USC has responded with expertise and a full range of innovative treatment ...