with Dr. Tom Miller

Dr. Tom Miller, Chief Medical Officer and Internal Medicine at University of Utah Hospital, talks to medical experts about a wide array of health topics.

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The Latest Techniques for Cornea Transplant Surgery

Mar 22, 2016

As scary as it might sound, cornea transplant surgery is actually very safe. Advances in the past 10 years have even allowed eye surgeons to shorten recovery time for some procedures from six months to around two weeks. Dr. Mark Mifflin talks about the procedure and the techniques he and other Moran ...

Uncocking Trigger Finger

Mar 8, 2016

If one of your fingers gets stuck when you make a fist and it’s accompanied with shooting pain and popping, it might be a condition called trigger finger. And you can get it even if you’ve never shot a gun. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Angela Wang describes the condition, explains who tends to be the ...

Is Surgery Needed to Treat Lung Cancer?

Mar 1, 2016

Surgery has been shown to be a very effective treatment for curing lung cancer patients with localized, non-small cell lung cancer. Even though it is the most common type of lung cancer—affecting 85 percent of patients—surgery is only effective if done early in treatment. Dr. Thomas Varghese, th ...

Whole Organ Transplant for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Feb 23, 2016

There are many treatment options for pancreatic cancer—from resection to radiology to surgical de-bulking. But for some rare types of cancer, like neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas, more dramatic treatments may be necessary. Surgeon Dr. Thomas Chaly speaks on how a pancreatic transplant can be ...

Neuroendocrine Pancreatic Tumor Treatment Options

Feb 23, 2016

Neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors are dangerous because they might be potentially cancerous but can go relatively unnoticed for a long period of time. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with pancreatic transplant surgeon Dr. Thomas Chaly about these dangerous ninja cancers and how to treat them. ...

Knowing What to Expect Helps LASIK Patients Feel More Comfortable

Feb 16, 2016

Even though hundreds of thousands of LASIK procedures are performed safely every year, it can still be scary. Dr. Mark Mifflin at the Moran Eye Center finds that when patients know what’s going to happen, much of that fear goes away. In this podcast, he walks you though the procedure so you know w ...

Will You Need a Colostomy Bag After Colorectal Cancer Surgery?

Jan 26, 2016

It’s a common question many people have when they find out they need surgery because of colorectal cancer: Will I need a colostomy bag? Dr. Tom Miller asks specialist Dr. Molly Gross how she answers this question and, if they have to, how she helps patients come to terms with it. ...

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