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.
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.
Patient Story - Parathyroid Surgery Patient Experience Video » Parathyroid surgery & minimally invasive techniques. Parathyroid surgery with animation.
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.
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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 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.
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 - 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