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WebCasts & Webinars

The Underactive and Overactive Thyroid: How Do These Impact Me?

On Thursday, March 10, 2016, 11:30 AM PST, UCLA endocrine specialists Stephanie Smooke, MD, and Angela Leung, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss thyroid hormone disorders, including medical treatments for hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.

Recent Webinars:

Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer: What You Need to Know
On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 2:00 PM PST, UCLA endocrine surgeons Michael Yeh, MD, and Masha Livhits, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss the latest strategies to diagnose thyroid nodules; how to avoid surgery, if possible; and best practices for treating thyroid cancer.

Bone Health and Hyperparathyroidism
On Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015, 11:30 AM PST, UCLA endocrine surgeons Michael Yeh, MD, and Masha Livhits, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss hyperparathyroidism (overactive parathyroid glands), the role of parathyroid glands in regulating calcium levels, and treatments that can help maintain bone health.


Michael Yeh, MD
Program Director

Photo: Michael Yeh

Masha Livhits, MD
Endocrine Surgeon

Dr. Masha Livhits

Videos

Patient Experience Video Patient Story - Parathyroid Surgery
Patient Experience Video »
Parathyroid surgery & minimally invasive techniques.
Parathyroid surgery with animation.
Bilateral Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Adrenocorticotropic Hormone-Independent Macronodular Adrenal Hyperplasia Treated with Bilateral Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Video on online.liebertpub.com »
Introduction
Macronodular adrenal hyperplasia is a very rare cause of hypercortisolism, occurring in less than 1% of endogenous Cushing's syndrome cases. Webcast courtesy of Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers - (Time: 05:22)
Patient Experience Video Patient Story - Parathyroid 4D-CT Scan
Patient Experience Video »
Parathyroid 4D-CT video.
4D CT may be used in initial surgeries for patients in whom abnormal PT glands are not successfully located using conventional techniques.

Patient Experience Video Patient Story - Parathyroid 4D-CT Scan
Patient Experience Video »
4D-CT parathyroid video from vital signs.
Using 4D CT Imaging, UCLA surgeons locate abnormal parathyroid glands before operating. "4D CT is a game changer for re-operative cases, says Michael Yeh, MD, who directs the Endocrine Surgical Unit at UCLA.
News Story - Removal of lymph nodes during surgery for thyroid cancer may be beneficial Removal of lymph nodes during surgery for thyroid cancer may be beneficial.
Story on newsroom.ucla.edu » | PDF Version »
Procedure may reduce recurrence rates, lower tumor marker levels.
Papillary thyroid cancer accounts for the majority of all thyroid malignancies, which primarily impact women. A new study indicates that routinely removing lymph nodes in the neck in these cancer patients may help prevent the disease from coming back.
Extra! TV - Drs. Michael Yeh and Steven Wong from UCLA team up in the fight against adrenal cancer. Extra! TV - Dr. Michael Yeh and Dr. Steven Wong from UCLA team up in the fight against adrenal cancer - "Secrets to Living with Cancer".
Story on extratv.warnerbros.com »
Extra! TV reported that due to treatment advances and early detection, mortality for many cancers is decreasing and patients are living better and longer. Dr. Steven Wong, assistant clinical professor or hematology/oncology and Dr. Michael Yeh, associate professor of surgery and program director, UCLA Endocrine Surgery, were interviewed.

Preparing For Surgery

Preparing for Surgery at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center - Part 2 Preparing for Surgery at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

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