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Aesthetic and Functional Maxillofacial Surgery

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Presented by: Sabine Girod, MD, DDS, PhD, FACS Associate Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery May 19, 2016 Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a surgical specialty for the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects of the upper and lower jaw. Procedures range from repairing congenital deformities to realigning jaw placement to replacing bone [...]

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Robotic Surgery for Gynecologic Cancer

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Presented by: Amer Karam, MD Associate Clinical Professor, Associate Director Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Stanford Hospital and Clinics January 30, 2014 Watch the video This robot saves lives. But it owes everything to the skill of its operator—a human being. Together, they are one of the best teams a woman could ask for if she needs [...]

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Breast Reconstruction: What Every Woman Needs to Know

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Presented by: Gordon Lee, MD Assistant Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Stanford University Medical Center July 24, 2013 Watch the video Plastic surgery in one form or another has been around for hundreds of years. Although most people today think primarily of cosmetic procedures, the fundamental premise is to reconstruct or repair parts of the [...]

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Minimally Invasive Aesthetic and Functional Jaw Surgery

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Presented by: Sabine Girod, MD, DDS, PhD, FACS Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Stanford University Medical Center October 20, 2011 Watch the video When it comes to your face, how you look and what lies beneath your skin are intimately related. Facial aesthetics are based on balance and symmetry, which are determined by the [...]

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Latest Advances in Vision Correction Procedures

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Presented by: Edward Manche, MD Professor, Ophthalmology Stanford University Medical Center March 10, 2011 Watch the video Lecture Overview: More options are being developed for people who want to eliminate glasses or contact lenses. Wavefront -guided surgeries can measure higher-order micro-irregularities to achieve better vision. Femtosecond laser technology allows surgeons to create thin flaps or [...]

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Contributions of Surgery to Breast Cancer Survivorship

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Presented by: Irene Wapnir, MD Associate Professor, Surgery Stanford University Medical Center Date: January 13, 2011 Watch the video Lecture Overview: A new focus on survivor’s quality of life has led to improvements in mastectomy techniques, reconstruction, and preserving fertility. One look at the statistics surrounding breast cancer shows that this disease touches innumerable lives. [...]

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Current Treatments for Ankle Arthritis

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Presented by: Kenneth Hunt, MD Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Stanford University Medical Center October 13, 2010 Lecture Overview: Over time the ankle’s bone surfaces become worn, resulting in arthritis. The most common cause of ankle arthritis is previous injury. Ankle joint replacement works well in some cases, replacing the damaged ankle joint with an artificial [...]

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