Upstate urologist Dmitriy Nikolavsky talks about female pelvic floor reconstruction using mesh. This surgery is used to address pelvic organ prolapse, when the muscles of the pelvic floor are damaged or become weak, to restore the normal structure and function of the pelvic organs.
Upstate University Hospital and the national organization WomenHeart are hosting Central NY WomenHeart—free monthly meetings that serve as a support network for women who are living with heart disease. Upstate’s Jamie Waterstripe RN and heart disease survivor Leisha Tedford MSW talk about the support group, held at Upstate’s OASIS/HealthLink Learning Center, 1 Telergy Parkway (6333 State Route 298) in East Syracuse. The public is invited to an Open House on Monday, July 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
For more information about the Central NY WomenHeart, contact call 315-663-1712.
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Dr. Frederick Sengstacke, director of Upstate’s in-vitro fertilization (IVF) program, talks about the diagnosis and treatment of infertility and reproductive endocrinology, including Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART and IVF).
Pediatric endocrinologist Roberto Izquierdo talks about thyroid cancer – the fastest growing cancer in women – and the theory that this increase could be related to the use of dental xrays and mammograms.
Dr. Lubna Wani is a clinical investigator and internist treating acute and chronic diseases and conditions such as heart disease and diabetes in adult patients, and an advocate for women and heart disease. Dr. Wani will address the impact heart disease has on women and how the disease is different in women than in men.
Cardiovascular nurses Alicia Taylor and Elizabeth Urban talk about a new health event in Syracuse called Strong Women, Strong Hearts. The day will feature special presentations by Upstate Cardiologist Luna Bhatta and Upstate’s Heart Failure Coordinator Lorri Langdon, among others. The event will also provide free health screenings, nutritional information with heart-healthy tastings, exercise information and classes, and stress-management presentations that will incorporate therapeutic massage, yoga, and meditation classes, as well as Reiki therapy.
Onondaga County Health Commissioner Cynthia Morrow and Upstate’s Dr. Donna Bacchi discuss the two vaccines that are available to prevent the human papilloma virus (HPV) that cause most cervical cancers.
Cynthia Morrow MD, MPH and Donna Bacchi MD, MPH: Human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine[ 0.01 MB ]Play Now | Download