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Hemorrhoids—or Something Else?

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Dr. Miller: I'm here today with Dr. Bartley Pickron and he is a surgeon in the department of surgery. He is also a specialist in colorectal surgery. It's good to see you.

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If you’re experiencing severe rectal pain, you might think it’s hemorrhoids, but it could be something worse. Dr. Tom Miller and Dr. Bartley Pickron talk about how to distinguish between common hemorrhoids and more serious conditions. They also discuss treatments and relief for pain, as well as when to see a doctor.

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Wed, 02/01/2023 - 13:13

Could that Lump Be a Hernia?

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Announcer: Health information from experts supported by research. From University of Utah Health, this is thescoperadio.com.

Interviewer: Hernias are extremely common and millions of people have them, and symptoms can vary from men to women. They also vary depending on the type of hernia you have. And if you have one, you should get it treated.

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Hernias are extremely common—any person of any age or gender can form one for a variety of reasons. You may even have one and not even know it. Dr. Rodney Barker talks about how you can identify a hernia and the treatments available.

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Thu, 02/02/2023 - 01:59

Avoiding Sedatives' Dangerous Side Effects

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Announcer: Health information from expects, supported by research. From University of Utah Health, this is TheScopeRadio.com.

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Sedation is commonly used in the intensive care unit (ICU) to make patients who require mechanical ventilation more comfortable, and less anxious. But sedation can have serious side effects, including delirium, that can endanger a patient’s life. Dr. Richard Barton, Director of Surgical Critical Care at University of Utah Health, and Nick Lonardo, Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, describe the hazards and how to avoid them. The research behind their recommendations was published in the American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine.

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Thu, 02/02/2023 - 01:59

Leaky Bowels? Treatment Options for Fecal Incontinence


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Dr. Miller: Fecal incontinence, oops, that happened again. We're going to talk about how to treat that next on Scope Radio.

Announcer: Access to our experts with in-depth information about the biggest health issues facing you today. The Specialists, with Dr. Tom Miller, is on The Scope.

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You might be embarrassed to talk about your leaking bowels with anyone, even a doctor. But there are ways to improve the function of the rectal muscles. In this podcast, Dr. Tom Miller and colorectal surgeon Dr. Bartley Pickron discuss what can cause fecal incontinence and a few of the treatment options.

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Thu, 02/02/2023 - 01:59

Do You Need a Whipple Procedure? All About the Surgery and Life Afterward

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Dr. Miller: You've been told that you might need a Whipple. What does that mean? We're going to talk about that next on Scope Radio.

Announcer: Access to our experts with in-depth information about the biggest health issues facing you today. The Specialists, with Dr. Tom Miller, is on The Scope.

Dr. Miller: Hi, here with Dr. Courtney Scaife. She is a professor of surgery here in the Department of Surgery at the University of Utah. And she also specializes in cancer surgery. Courtney, what is a Whipple?

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Do you have cysts or cancer in your pancreas? Your doctor might have mentioned a Whipple procedure to you. In this podcast, Dr. Courtney Scaife and Dr. Tom Miller discuss the ins and outs of the Whipple surgery and what it means for your pancreas, the cancer and your ability to recover and live a full life afterward.

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Thu, 02/02/2023 - 01:59

Do You Need Surgery for Barrett’s Esophagus?

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Dr. Miller: You have Barrett's Esophagus? When do you need surgery, or do you even need surgery? We're going to talk about that next on Scope Radio.

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You probably manage your Barrett’s Esophagus with medications and visits to a gastroenterologist. But if the condition starts to worsen or cancer develops, you may need surgery to stop or reverse the problem. In this podcast Dr. Tom Miller discusses surgical and non-surgical treatment options for Barrett’s Esophagus with Dr. Courtney Scaife, an esophageal surgery specialist.

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Thu, 02/02/2023 - 01:59