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Mayo Clinic Talks

Mayo Clinic
279 episodes
Timely consultations relevant for family medicine, primary care, and general internal medicine topics for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and residents. Offering CME credit for most episodes at https://ce.mayo.edu/podcast. Produced by @MayoMedEd.

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What You Need to Know About Eustachian Tubes and Tonsils

Guest: Laura J. Orvidas, M.D. Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. ( @ChutkaMD ) Tonsils and eustachian tubes often get taken for granted until they cause problems. Eustachian tube dysfunction is quite common and usually resolves on its own, however some patients will develop recurrent eustachian tube …

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 71: Mayo Clinic Q&A - Ramping up COVID-19 Vaccination Rate in Race Against Virus

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in May 2021. To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcast Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D. ( @drgregpoland ) Host: DeeDee Stiepan ( @deedeestiepan ) COVID-19 cases are falling in the U.S. because 245 million doses of…

Regenerative Medicine Edition Ep.2: Between Hype and Hope – What’s Really Possible?

To claim credit for this episode, visit: www.ce.mayo.edu/regmedonline Guest: Dennis Wigle, M.D., Ph.D. ( @DrWigle ) Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. ( @ChutkaMD ) Regenerative Medicine has some amazing capabilities and in the near future, it’s likely to significantly change how we practice medic…

Regenerative Medicine Edition Ep.1: Transforming Care Towards Curative Solutions

To claim credit for this episode, visit: www.ce.mayo.edu/regmedonline Guest: Fredric B. Meyer, M.D.; Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D. Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. ( @ChutkaMD ) Imagine a patient who has suffered a massive myocardial infarction leaving a significant amount of damaged and non-functio…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence and the Importance of That Second Dose

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in April, 2021 Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D. ( @drgregpoland )  Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. ( @hmgazelkamd )  While the number of people being vaccinated for COVID-19 is dropping, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

Fact or Fiction: Erectile Dysfunction Treatments

Guest: Tobias S. Kohler, M.D., M.P.H. Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. ( @ChutkaMD ) Erectile dysfunction not only causes lifestyle changes, but it may also be the first symptom of peripheral vascular disease. Since many men are reluctant to mention erectile dysfunction to their healthcare provider…

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 70: Mayo Clinic Q&A - Breakthrough COVID-19 Infections and Booster Vaccines

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded on April 19, 2021. To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcast Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D. ( @drgregpoland ) Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. ( @hmgazelkamd )  Dr. Gregory Poland , an infectious diseases expert and…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: On the Verge of Another COVID-19 Surge

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in April, 2021 To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcast   Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D. ( @drgregpoland )  Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. ( @hmgazelkamd )    As spring break travelers return home and the highly …

Utilizing Artificial Intelligence to Evaluate Dizziness

Guest: Devin L. McCaslin, Ph.D. Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. ( @ChutkaMD ) Being dizzy means different things to different patients and most patients find dizziness difficult to describe. Providers find it difficult to evaluate patients with dizziness and also which specialties can be asked for…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Vacation Travel, Vaccines for Teens and More COVID-19 News

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in April, 2021 To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcast   Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D. ( @drgregpoland )  Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. ( @hmgazelkamd )    If you're fully vaccinated for COVID-19 you can tra…

This Podcast Will Make Your Head Spin

Guest: Scott D. Eggers, M.D. ( @sdze ) Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. ( @ChutkaMD )  The complaint of dizziness is a common symptom our patients experience. It has a variety of causes; fortunately, most of them are benign. Despite the fact we frequently see patients with this medical concern, we …

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 69: Post-Acute COVID-19 and Central Sensitization

Central sensitization (CS) describes pathophysiologic changes in the central nervous system, including alterations in neurochemistry, CNS receptors, endogenous opioid system hyperactivity, cytokine and HPA axis dysregulation, and sympathetic hyperactivity. Collectively, these changes result in ampl…

Your Patient Has a Thyroid Nodule – What Now?

Guest: Jan L. Kasperbauer, M.D. Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. ( @ChutkaMD ) Thyroid nodules are commonly found in patients by primary care providers, either by physical exam or incidentally by a variety of imaging studies. Fortunately, the vast majority of thyroid nodules are benign, however as …

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Viruses Cannot Mutate If They Cannot Replicate

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in March, 2021 Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D. ( @drgregpoland )  Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. ( @hmgazelkamd )  The COVID-19 virus mutates and replicates when people let down their guard and don't follow safety protocols, such a…

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 68: Skin Integrity in Patients with COVID-19

Guest: Jennifer L. Elmer, APRN, CNS, D.N.P.; Brianna M. Skrukrud, APRN, C.N.P. Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D. ( @AmitGhosh006 ) Pressure injuries in bedridden patients present significant challenges​, which are compounded in the patient with a COVID-19 diagnosis. In this episode we discuss the probl…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Rapid Pace of COVID-19 Vaccinations

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in March 2021.  Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D. ( @drgregpoland )  Host: DeeDee Stiepan ( @deedeestiepan )  Millions of people in the U.S. are being vaccinated for COVID-19 . However, discussion is ongoing as to whether people who …

Can We Prevent Suicide?

* WARNING: This episode discusses suicide and suicidal ideation. * Guest: J. Michael Bostwick, M.D.( @DrBostwick ) Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D. ( @AmitGhosh006 ) In this episode, professor of psychiatry and international authority on suicide risk and challenges in suicide prevention, J. Michael …

Mayo Clinic Q&A: “Brain Fog” is a Lingering Condition for Many COVID-19 Long-Haulers

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in March, 2021.  Guest:  Billie A. Schultz, M.D.  Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. ( @hmgazelkamd )  Fatigue and what's being called "brain fog" are turning out to be some of the most common issues for long-hauler patients recovering f…

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 67: Finding a Solution for Every Long-Hauler

Guest: Ravindra Ganesh, M.B.B.S., M.D. Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D. ( @AmitGhosh006 ) It has been estimated that as many as 10-30% of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 have an array of symptoms, ranging from minor to disabling, that persist more than four weeks post-COVID infection. These …

Clostridium Difficile Infection: You Want to Transplant What?!

Guest: Maria I. Vazquez Roque, M.D. ( @MVazquezRoqueMD )  Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. ( @ChutkaMD )  Clostridium difficile is a toxin-producing bacterium that can result in a severe form of antibiotic-associated diarrhea known as clostridium difficile infection or CDI. Cases can vary from mild…

Mayo Q & A: COVID-19 Variants and the Evolving Science

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in February, 2021 Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D. ( @drgregpoland )  Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. ( @hmgazelkamd )    People may be curious, confused or critical of what seem to be changing messages related to the COVID-19 pandem…

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 66: Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

Guest: Ravindra Ganesh, M.B.B.S., M.D. and Raymund R. Razonable, M.D.  Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D. ( @AmitGhosh006 )  In this episode, Ravindra Ganesh, M.B.B.S., M.D. and Raymund R. Razonable, M.D. join Amit K. Ghosh, M.D. to review the use of monoclonal antibody as a new antiviral agent in the t…

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 65: Restoring Function for Long-Haulers

Guest: Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D., M.P.H. Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D. ( @AmitGhosh006 ) For some patients who have had  COVID-19 , symptoms of the disease may last long after the infection is over. Long-haulers syndrome due to COVID-19 could include profound fatigue, shortness of breath, and long-t…

Answers From the Lab: The Impact of COVID-19 Variants

This episode is shared from Answers from the Lab and was originally published February 2, 2021.  Guest: Matthew J. Binnicker, Ph.D. ( @DrMattBinnicker ) Host: William G. Morice, II M.D., Ph.D. ( @moricemdphd ) Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., vice chair of practice for Mayo Clinic's Department of …

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 64: Leveraging Community Care for Scalable Outpatient Management of COVID-19

Guest: Ravindra Ganesh, M.B.B.S., M.D. Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D. ( @AmitGhosh006 ) The Mayo Clinic COVID Frontline Healthcare Team (CFCT) is an integrated team comprised of doctors and support staff, including nurses, remote monitoring technicians, medical assistants, and desk staff. These team…

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 63: Mayo Clinic Q&A - #AskTheMayoMom about Sports Participation During COVID-19

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in February, 2021 To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcast   Guest:  David B. Soma, M.D. ( @DrDaveSoma ); Talha Niaz, M.B.B.S. Host: Angela C. Mattke, M.D. ( @DrAngelaMattke ) There are many benefits to sports pa…

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 62: Mayo Clinic Q&A: COVID-19 Virus, Variants and Vaccines Update

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in February, 2021 To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcast   Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D. ( @DrGregPoland ) Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. ( @hmgazelkamd )    When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Greg…

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 61: Mayo Clinic Q&A: Picking Up the Pace With Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccines

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in January, 2021.  To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcast   Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D. (@drgregpoland)   Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. ( @hmgazelkamd )  The distribution kinks for COVID-19 vaccines are …

Want to Know About Pediatric Enuresis? Well, Urine Luck

Guest: Patricio Gargollo, M.D. ( @pgargollo ) Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. ( @ChutkaMD ) Enuresis is relatively common in children, estimated to be present in as many as 5 to 10% of 7-year-olds. This represents up to 7 million children in the United States. As you can imagine, it carries signif…

Answers From the Lab: National COVID-19 Strategy

This episode is shared from Answers from the Lab and was originally published January 28, 2021.  Guest: William G. Morice, II M.D., Ph.D. ( @moricemdphd )  Host: Bobbi S. Pritt, M.D. ( @ParasiteGal )  William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Patholo…