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Adult Epilepsy Surgery Neurosurgeon W. Stanley Anderson, M.D., talks about surgical treatment options for adults with epilepsy.

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Neurosurgeon Judy Huang, MD, discusses the detection and treatment of cerebrovasular disorders, including aneurysms, unruptured aneurysms and arteriovenous malformation (AVM).

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Tim Witham, MD, discusses treatment alternatives for lumbar (lower back) and cervical spine conditions. Dr Witham is a neurosurgeon with the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center.

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0:12 Prostate cancer and robotic surgery
1:00 Who would not be a candidate for robotic surgery?
2:00 Device offers dexterity and largely avoids transfusion
3:07 Regardless of the tools an experienced surgeon will give a good result
4:12 It’s difficult to decide who to treat and who not to treat
4:43 Radiation therapy can be an important part of therapy
5:30 For prostate cancer the patients are more and more savvy
6:16 We’re fortunate at Suburban because I see patients up front
7:06 We’re seeing more patients electing surgery
8:05 Majority of people when they’re older can watch and wait
9:12 End

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Dr Michael Lim discusses brain metastasis, when cancer spreads to the brain.

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Dr Alex Coon discusses aneurysms, strokes, and their treatment options, including coiling.

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0:11 Sleep center at Suburban Hospital
0:43 Suburban Hospital has a number of specialties that all help manage sleep problems
1:23 Have a conversation with your primary doctor
2:02 Ideally get 6 hours of sleep
2:30 Insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea common
3:04 Most sleep disorders we can manage it
3:46 Restless legs syndrome
4:18 Use medications in conjunction with behavioral modification
5:01 Dozing off while driving, mood problems, speak to your doctor
5:31 We do have solutions
6:04 End

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