class="pagetitle"> Lungs & Breathing

Sleep Should Be Silent

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Presented by: Rafael Pelayo, MD Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine February 12, 2015 Snoring is the target of many jokes. But doctors have another name for it: heroic snoring. That’s because snoring actually rescues a sleeper from not getting enough air to breathe, said Rafael Pelayo, [...]

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Latest Advances in Lung Cancer Screening and Treatment

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Presented by: Daya Upadhyay, MD Assistant Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Joseph Shrager, MD Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery Billy W. Loo, Jr., MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology Heather Wakelee, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Oncology Division Stanford University Medical Center November 15, 2012 Watch the video Lung cancer [...]

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Living Better with COPD

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Presented by: Daya Upadhyay, MD Assistant Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Stanford University Medical Center November 3, 2011 Watch the video Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease which blocks the airflow and makes it increasingly difficult to breathe. COPD can cause shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, excess mucus, chest tightness, [...]

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Surgical Treatment Of Emphysema

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Presented by: Joseph Shrager, MD Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery Stanford University Medical Center May 21, 2009 Lecture Overview: Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. In emphysema, the tissues that support the shape and function of the lung are destroyed Smoking is the [...]

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Surgical Treatment Of Sleep Apnea And Jaw Deformities

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Presented by: Sabine Girod, MD, DDS, PhD Associate Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Stanford University Medical Center June 2, 2009 Lecture Overview: About one in every 15 people has obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that affects breathing during sleep. People with sleep apnea have a greater risk of stroke, heart disease, hypertension, arrhythmia, and stroke, [...]

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