Things I Do, But Should I? Wound RepairFrom June 2017, Legions of Lesions
In this Things I Do But Should I segment, Vanessa and Adrien review the use of absorbable sutures in pediatric patients AND the use of tap water to irrigate wounds before suturing. Evidence strongly supports the use of absorbable sutures with no concern re decreased cosmesis. This is good news …9min 25Vanessa Cardy, MD and Adrien Selim, MD
Things I Do but Should I - Ingrown ToenailsFrom May 2017, My Gut Biome Told Me So
Vanessa and Adrien break Heid’s toenail surgery loving heart and discuss conservative treatments for ingrown toenail and review the evidence for each. Salt water soaks, manually pushing the skin away from the nail fold, high potency topical steroids, taping, inserting a pledget under the nail …14min 31Vanessa Cardy, MD and Adrien Selim, MD
Tympanostomy TubesFrom May 2017, My Gut Biome Told Me So
Review the indication for tympanostomy tubes as well as trouble-shooting potential complications. •18min 14Heidi James, MD, Ann Dietrich, MD, and Kris Jatana, MD
Ingrown ToenailsFrom May 2015, Agony, Misery, and Torment. It’s a Pain Extravaganza!
Do we have it all wrong with ingrown toenails? Some feel that we should be describing it as overgrown skin rather than an issue with the nail itself. This may seem like a quibble of semantics, but it has major implications on management. The Vandenbos procedure is a removal of periungual skin with …6min 51Heidi James, MD