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Neuroendocrine tumors are rare and can be difficult to diagnose. Getting proper treatment for patients with these types of tumors can be even more challenging. The Nebraska Medical Center offers a Neuroendocrine Tumor Clinic to treat these difficult cases -- one of a few in the country. Luciano Vargas, MD, an abdominal transplant surgeon that specializes in the surgical management of neuroendocrine tumors at The Nebraska Medical Center, says the clinic sees patients from across the country for evaluation and treatment. "We have several types of surgical techniques that we use to remove the tumor: primary surgical resection, staged hepatectomy resection or liver transplantation." Dr. Vargas joined the staff at The Nebraska Medical Center in July. He attended medical school at the Universi...
Being from out of town, Chris Knight didn't know what her best choice was for urgent care. Hotel staff members urged her to try our Immediate Care Clinic in Bellevue after hearing good things from others. After several trips there, Chris says she wouldn't go anywhere else. See why in this brief video.
Flying back to Council Bluffs after a day of treating our cancer patients in Holdrege, Nebraska. Dr. Stephen Lemon with some of the oncology nurses of Oncology Associates make the flight out twice a month from Omaha to make it easier of cancer patients in smaller, rural communities get their cancer treatment. Visit http://www.oacancer.com to learn more about Oncology Associates. * Music "Beautiful Day" from U2 - More About Oncology Associates:
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A multi-disciplinary team of physicians at The Nebraska Medical Center started the Carcinoid Clinic as a way to take the disease from medical curiosity to curable condition. The Carcinoid Clinic at The Nebraska Medical Center offers patients quality and comprehensive care. Patients will meet doctors with a variety of specialties during their clinic visit. Patients at the clinic can expect to consult with a medical oncologist, surgeon and even a family practice physician. In addition to providing treatment to patients, the carcinoid clinic will also have a significant role in research. A grant from the NU Foundation provided money for the clinic to hire a research nurse who will work closely with the multidisciplinary physicians. The physicians involved with the clinic believe The Neb...
When it comes to treating pain, Dr. Thomas Brooks is leading the way with a new approach. He's a pain medicine specialist at Nebraska Medicine who gets to the source of the pain instead of masking it with drugs. In fact, Dr. Brooks refuses to prescribe narcotic painkillers to his patients because of their addictive nature. See how it completely changed this man's life in this video. For more information or to make an appointment, visit http://clinics.nebraskamed.com/specialties/pain or call 402-559-4364.
The Nebraska Medical Center built on its international reputation for liver transplant and surgery to open the Carcinoid Clinic in 2009. It began as a once-monthly clinic for people diagnosed with Carcinoid and other neuroendocrine tumors. Since then, the patient base has expanded and the expertise has grown. Now, people come from all over the US to consult with renowned liver surgeon Dr. Jean Botha. Many of these patients have been told their disease is untreatable. In this video, Dr. Botha explains how the clinic works and the treatments that are available, such as surgeries such as staged hepatic resection. For more information about the Carcinoid Clinic at The Nebraska Medical Center, visit http://www.nebraskamed.com or call 1-800-922-0000.
This multidisciplinary clinic was developed to provide a full spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for a wide variety of non-malignant pancreatic and biliary diseases. Specifically, acute and chronic pancreatitis is focused on. This clinic is composed of physicians from the Departments of Gastroenterology, Surgery and Endocrinology, as well as nutritionists and social workers. Patients are discussed at a team meeting to develop a personalized plan of care for each. The clinic is located in the Multi-Organ Transplant Center located on the second floor of the Lied Transplant Center. Please contact Christina Sailors, Nurse Coordinator at the numbers below for further information or to place a referral. You can also use our online referral at www.NebraskaMed.com/transplant. ...