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DocTalk Newsletter

This bi-monthly publication includes information about Swedish clinical services and programs that may benefit your patients. DocTalk is designed as a peer-to-peer communication, with Swedish physicians authoring our articles and case studies. See below for the most current issue and past articles and case studies. 

April 2017 (PDF)

  • Expanded Access to Comprehensive Liver Services
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures for Pediatric Urological Conditions
  • The Battle Against Obesity
  • Mako(TM) for Total Knee Replacement Services for Kids with Special Needs

February 2015

  • The Challenge of Diagnosing a Pain in the Neck
  • The Importance of Ongoing Care for Stroke Patients
  • Clinical Trial Evaluates New Approach to Treating Metastatic Brain Tumor
  • Outpatient Palliative Care Addresses Growing Patient Needs

December 2014 (PDF)

  • Dedicating Time and Resources to Wound Healing
  • Case Study: Comprehensive Wound Healing Helps Patient Avoid Amputation
  • Radiofrequency Ablation Resolves Cancer-Associated Spinal Pain
  • Clinical Update: The Swedish Liver Center
  • Case Study: Knee Pain Hobbles Active Eight-Year-Old

September 2014

  • The Right Approach to Knee Pain Every Time
  • Treating Knee Pain in Runners
  • Case Study: Partial Knee Replacement
  • New Biopsy Clinic Offers the Ultimate in Convenience
  • Advancing the Mission of Swedish's Brain Tumor Center

July 2014

  • A Team-Based Approach to Lower Back Pain
  • Structural Heart Program: Collaborative Medicine Benefits Patients
  • Case Study: MitraClip Procedure to Repair Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Supportive Care Helps Personalize Cancer Treatment

May 2014

  • SCI and CellNetix Launch Gene Sequencing Program
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Tied to Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
  • Belly Ache or Celiac?
  • Living with Achalasia

March 2014

  • Ablative Intervention Prior to Drug Therapy for AFib
  • Genetic Screening During Pregnancy
  • Clinical Trials May Increase Treatment Options
  • Marijuana Smoking and the Risk of Lung Cancer

January 2014

  • Diagnosing and Treating Pituitary Tumors
  • Cancer Screening: Finding the Right Balance
  • Patients Take Charge of their Lives With Low-BMI Lap-Band Surgery
  • Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases

Doc Talk Newsletter Past Issues

DocTalk Videos

These are web video didactics for physicians to network and gain insight on a colleague's clinical interest. Note: Microsoft Silverlight is required to view some of the presentations.


Atrial Fibrillation - Atrial Fibrillation Overview

Breast Cancer - Breast Cancer Overview

Breast Cancer - High Risk Breast Cancer Screening Program

Breast Imaging - Breast Imaging for the Clinician: Current Options & Indications

Cerebrovascular - Cerebrovascular Services Overview

Cholecystectomy - Cholecsystectomy: The Evolution of General Surgery 

Colon Cancer - Colon Cancer Screening: Does Colonosocopy Save Lives?

Dementia - When is Dementia Really Adult Hydrocephalus?

Epilepsy - Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and Video EEG Monitoring  

Fecal Incontinence - Contemporary Management of Fecal Incontinence

Hearing- Vertigo, Sudden Hearing Loss & Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

Hearing - Diagnosis and Management of Hearing Loss in Adults

Hearing - Advanced Hearing Technology: What Type of Evaluation is Appropriate for My Patient?

Hearing - Diagnosing and Management of Hearing Loss in Adults

Hepatitis C - Hepatitis C Updates

Lung Cancer - Lung Cancer Screening: A Game Change in Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer - Lung Cancer Screening: The Time Has Come

MRSA - MRSA in the Outpatient Setting

Multiple Sclerosis - MS Review: When to Suspect MS and How to Treat  

Musculoskeletal - Musculoskeletal Services at Swedish: The Future is Now 

Oral Contraceptives - Managing Oral Contraceptives

Pituitary Disease - Pituitary Disease 101: What to Look For

Podiatry - Diagnosing and Treating Common Forefoot Disorders 

Prostate Cancer - Treating Prostate Cancer: Is Less Really More?

Proton Therapy - Proton Therapy: Where are We Going?  

Sleep - Sleep Disorders: A Case-Based Approach

Sleep Apnea - Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Strategies in Management When CPAP Fails  

TAVR - Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement Overview  

Thyroid - Evaluation of a Thyroid Nodule 

Vascular - Vascular Disease: A Practical Overview

Wounds - Wounds and Primary Care: Two Heads are Better Than One


Back Pain - Back Pain in Children: Common Etiologies

Celiac Disease - Celiac Disease Testing in Children: A Primer for General Practitioners

Epilepsy - Advancements in Pediatric Epilepsy

Fetal - Fetal Renal Abnormalities

Fussy Babies - Research and Updates for Treatment for Fussy Babies  

H.pyori Infection - H.pylori Infection in Children  

Hernias - Management of Inguinal Hernias & Other Groin "Lumps" in Pediatric Patients

Thyroid - Anterior Neck Lumps in Children: Focus on the Thyroid