DocTalk Newsletter Archives

DocTalk Newsletter Archives

This 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 that were previously published in the Physicians Practice publication. 

Past Issues

Fall 2018 (PDF) 

  • Swedish: A Destination for Foregut and Bariatric Surgery
  • Regenerative Medicine – Using the Body’s Own Resources to Heal Itself
  • Case Study: Bariatric Surgery Success
  • Case Study: Using Regenerative Medicine to Cure Chronic Planter Fasciosis
  • Advances in Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO) at Swedish
  • A Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Pituitary Care
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Check Out the Podcast Series Hosted by Swedish

Spring 2018 (PDF) 

  • The Time for HPV Education is Now
  • Urinary Incontinence: An Unspoken Issue for Many Women
  • Case Study: Diagnosis and Treatment of HPV-caused Cancer
  • Retrospective Study: Minimally Invasive vs. Open Nephrectomy
  • Case Study: A Safe Solution to Stress Urinary Incontinence
  • Research Update: The Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Medical Management of Locally Advanced or Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Case study: Current Therapeutic Landscape of Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Fall 2017 (PDF)

  • Concussion Awareness and Baseline Testing
  • Services to Address Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Meeting the Needs of Patients With Sarcoma; Case Study: Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Thigh
  • Case Study: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Developing Long-Term Relationships with Patients with IBD
  • Case Study: IBD Therapy During Pregnancy
  • Nurses are Key to Swedish Clinical Care Navigation
  • Living in a Dairy-Free World
  • Directional Deep Brain Stimulation

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

  • 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

November 2013

  • Making the Case for MIS Mitral Valve Repair
  • Addressing Urologic Disorders with Expertise and Sensitivity
  • A Cautious Approach to Knee Injuries
  • Swedish Digestive Health Network Overview

September 2013

  • Diagnosing Medical Conditions in Children
  • Diagnosing and Treating early PAD
  • Comprehensive Approach to Breast Care
  • Enhancing Survivorship at Swedish Cancer Institute

July 2013

  • New Epilepsy Treatment
  • Treating Patients with Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • A Measured Approach to Proton Therapy
  • Pectus Excavatum Repair
  • Options for Gallbladder Patients

May 2013

  • Impact of Sinusitus on Your Patients
  • Treating AVM to Remove the Risk of Rupture
  • Building a Transitional Bridge for Moms and their Newborns

March 2013

  • Treating Hyperhidrosis
  • New Treatments for Glioblastoma Brain Tumors
  • Options for Training Wide-Necked Aneurysms

January 2013

  • Misdiagnosing Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Musculoskeletal Pain and Wellness
  • A Medical Partnership to Address Sleep Disorders