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BrainWaves

Sep 28, 2017

This week on BrainWaves, we go back in time to explore human's oldest neurosurgical procedure. So carve out some time in your day to learn about the ancient technique of craniotomy.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Chris Zabriskie, Kai Engel, Kevin McLeod, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and Sergey Cheremisinov....


Sep 21, 2017

Atrial fibrillation increases your risk of clotting. Anticoagulation increases your risk of bleeding. Surgery increases your risk of both. Dr. Mike Rubenstein speaks with Dr. Jim Siegler this week about how providers weigh the risks and benefits of anticoagulant bridging in the perioperative setting.

Produced by Michael...


Sep 14, 2017

Last year, the management of PFO was 'open' for discussion. Now, consider the case closed. Recent data indicates PFOs should be closed in certain patients with cryptogenic strokes. But some questions remain unanswered. This week's episode is an update from last year's review on this frequent topic that troubles...


Sep 7, 2017

Reflex testing is an art. And that makes each of us an artist. The nuances of the reflex circuitry and how to interpret reflex testing are the topics of this week's episode, starring medical student Eliana Vasquez, from Texas A&M Health Sciences Center.

Produced by Erika Mejia and James E. Siegler. Music by...