Items Tagged ‘telemedicine’

November 29, 2017

Long search for anesthesiologist

By Shanie53 Shanie53

I had a near death experience to anesthesia at age ten during a dental procedure. That experience along with a lifetime of allergic reactions and sensitivity to medicines (heart rate would drop, hives, swelling of throat and eyes) often resulted in a visit to the ER or doctors office. Without to much detail, I learned […]

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Tags: allergic reactions, anesthesia, anesthesiologist, Dr. Nirav Kamdar, ER, fibroids, operating room, patient stories, Preoperative Evaluation Clinic, sensitivity to medicines, telemedicine


Advancing state-of-the-art surgical and interventional technology

August 3, 2016

Advancing state-of-the-art surgical and interventional technology

By Enrique Rivero Enrique Rivero

Like all doctors, surgeons need to stay abreast of their field, but for them, doing so is complicated by the need to learn – and be adept at using – constantly evolving surgical technologies. They need a place to learn in a non-life-and-death situation. That’s where UCLA’s CASIT comes in. CASIT stands for the Center […]

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Tags: CASIT, Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology, Dr. Carmack Holmes, image-guided intervention, interventional technology, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, surgical education, surgical simulation, telemedicine, telesurgery