| Political Talk|| re: I have never felt more powerless in all of my life - MDcajuntiger on 5/22/14 at 8:30 pm|
Best of luck. I also linked a really good primer earlier in the thread that I give to my patients / families. It is a great resource for all things urology (if you drive around the site)....
| Political Talk|| re: I have never felt more powerless in all of my life - MDcajuntiger on 5/22/14 at 5:26 pm|
I have linked a urologic oncologist at Michigan (UM), Todd Morgan, that you can consider for a 2nd opinion
I trained with him at Vandy
He trained at UW (Seattle)
Fellowship at Vanderbilt
| Political Talk|| re: I have never felt more powerless in all of my life - MDcajuntiger on 5/22/14 at 1:26 pm|
[link=(http://www.urologyhealth.org/urology/index.cfm?article=24&display=1)]AUA info on kidney CA[/link]
Great resource that I use with my patients. Hope this helps....
| Political Talk|| re: I have never felt more powerless in all of my life - MDcajuntiger on 5/22/14 at 1:17 pm|
Has your mom consulted with a urologic oncologist ?
Hard to comment without knowing specifics about your mom's overall health, but:
Removal of the kidney can still be appropriate in the setting of metastatic disease
Was there a discussion regarding if she is a candidate for IL-2 therapy. I...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How does one go about donating their body to science before they die? - MDcajuntiger on 5/18/14 at 9:14 am|
"Mortui viventes docent"
Now you need to work on your death sigil, sport
| Political Talk|| re: On the obviousness of the Hunkydory benefits of stimulus spending - MDcajuntiger on 5/17/14 at 8:36 pm|
I expect the 10 basic rules to your little realm to be painted on a barn. Remember that all are created equal, but some are more equal than others...
Please also include the singing of "Beasts of England" in your example, old major.
1945 called, Orwell says to frick off hippie
| Political Talk|| re: I need your help paying for birth control.... - MDcajuntiger on 5/10/14 at 7:23 am|
Should be a non- issue as her "man" likely has castrate levels of testosterone from being exposed to her in excessive doses
If any issues remain she can send her future suitors or male colleagues my way so I can provide them (and society) a cost effective solution with a vasectomy. I would block ...
| Political Talk|| re: Did HUMANS just create life.... from SCRATCH???? - MDcajuntiger on 5/7/14 at 8:30 pm|
Ribbing aside, that is pretty interesting stuff....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Prestigious Colleges Won't Make You Happier In Life Or Work - MDcajuntiger on 5/6/14 at 1:08 pm|
Little fish in big pond vs. Big fish in little pond
Academically I was the latter for most of my education (and feel I am better off professionally because of it)
Gladwell presents an interesting view in "David and Goliath"
He also extrapolates on how this very logic is why affirmative act...
| Political Talk|| re: Federal Government Rejects LSU Hospital Privatization Deals - MDcajuntiger on 5/3/14 at 2:05 pm|
Huge sucking sound may start emanating from Essen Lane
OLOL deal was separate from this. Looks like BR will be serving most of the state if this holds......
| Political Talk|| re: Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list - MDcajuntiger on 4/23/14 at 8:50 pm|
In residency I had a list of about 50 vets on a waiting list for a penile prosthesis
Before I get lambasted, we had to triage the more pressing issues ahead of them. I would get call once a month from someone threatening to get their US senator/rep involved (to advocate for their 80 y/o erection...
| Political Talk|| re: So my daughter has received interest from an Ivy League school - MDcajuntiger on 4/21/14 at 8:32 pm|
[quote]Vandy is really really nice. And they have money to spend! It was in my final 3 for med school. [/quote]
Be thankful you didn't. Students were very sheltered/coddled. Limited experience. Always looking for a lecture to attend instead of getting their hands dirty. My podunk state medical...
| Political Talk|| re: So my daughter has received interest from an Ivy League school - MDcajuntiger on 4/21/14 at 7:58 pm|
I would recommend pursuing a learning environment that works for her. Perhaps going to a smaller, less prestigious school will allow her to be a "big fish in a little pond".
This interesting phenomenon is addressed/supported in Gladwell's "David and Goliath". High achievers at smaller schools pe...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Living in Nashville(check your email ItNeverRains) - MDcajuntiger on 4/20/14 at 7:58 pm|
For younger folks:
Bellevue to the west
Tusculum to the south (just on the Williamson/Davidson county line
East Nashville (gentrified area)
I lived closed to Vanderbilt and still have my condo that I can't sell :banghead:
We also lived in the Tusculum area and had a n...
| Political Talk|| re: France strikes a blow for work-life balance - MDcajuntiger on 4/12/14 at 8:27 pm|
[quote]there is nothing, nothing...that cannot wait until monday.[/quote]
Just wait until physicians start adopting this philosophy. If/when things deteroriate under the ACA and provider shortages, you will have many people getting the "our office is currently closed" or "call back on Monday" pro...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Body by Science Workouts?? - MDcajuntiger on 4/9/14 at 7:18 pm|
[quote]In the mean time, I'll spend my time getting swole in the gym during lunch. [/quote]
As you get older you will not be able to train with the same volume you can now. BBS is a sound way to train that allows you TIME to do the other things in life that are important.
In the meantime, ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Your 2014-2015 LSU Golden Girls - MDcajuntiger on 4/6/14 at 6:46 pm|
[quote]#4 mid row[/quote]
Is my temp babysitter (seriously)
Very nice girl who wants to be a doctor......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Intermittent Fasting: Anyone Try It? - MDcajuntiger on 3/31/14 at 9:33 pm|
I use a 16 hour fast and 8 hour feed window.
Been doing it for 2.5 years. Stricter in the summer. Allows me to stay busy in the AM without worrying about food.
40 hours ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best General Surgeon - Baton Rouge Area - MDcajuntiger on 3/30/14 at 8:51 pm|
I am not sure
All of the guys I listed have fellowships in lap/ minimally invasive surgery
If you ever need work on your prostate, kidney or bladder, I know a guy.....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best General Surgeon - Baton Rouge Area - MDcajuntiger on 3/30/14 at 8:44 pm|
Brent Allain - Allain may be able to do all laparoscopic/ robotic
These tend to be pretty routine and well within the wheelhouse of a private practice general surgeon...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who here played a collegiate sport? - MDcajuntiger on 3/29/14 at 11:23 pm|
Football (USL, hence my handle)...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - MDcajuntiger on 3/20/14 at 8:53 am|
At this point it is a consideration...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - MDcajuntiger on 3/15/14 at 8:09 am|
[quote] LINK quote: What is source for this info? [/quote]
Interesting comments and links (MSN Money) at the bottom of that article...
Not ready for that much tin foil yet, but it is interesting. It does present an interesting viewpoint. The focus may be on the assets on the plane more than ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - MDcajuntiger on 3/15/14 at 7:46 am|
[quote]quote: "It is conceivable that the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 plane is 'cloaked', hiding with high-tech electronic warfare weaponry that exists and is used," according to the site. quote: "In fact, this type of technology is precisely the expertise of Freescale, that has 20 employees on ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - MDcajuntiger on 3/10/14 at 6:31 pm|
[quote]has anyone checked on the existence of a company called The Dharma Initiative?[/quote]
This is very aggressive advertising for the upcoming "Lost" feature film
JJ Abrams trolling the shite out of the world and taking names......
| O-T Lounge|| re: What hotel to stay at in downtown Nashville? - MDcajuntiger on 2/16/14 at 8:24 pm|
Hutton is very nice /upscale place. They have a free shuttle that will get you anywhere within a few miles (should get you to Preds game). Hutton gives you good access to Vanderbilt. Good place to eat close by is Amerigo (get tiramusa)
Union station is an older place closer to Bridgestone arena....
| Political Talk|| re: Question for those who think health care is a right - MDcajuntiger on 2/11/14 at 4:56 pm|
In fairness, my post was not an answer to the OP. I was expanding on a theme that gets perpetuated by some on this board (that the delivery of healthcare by medical professionals in the USA is broken).
I would argue that the maintenance of health in our country is broken...
Oh, almost forgot....
| Political Talk|| re: Question for those who think health care is a right - MDcajuntiger on 2/11/14 at 4:28 pm|
[quote] re: Question for those who think health care is a right (Posted on 2/11/14 at 3:19 pm to Tigah in the ATL) quote: that is just false. Western Socialist European nations have healthcare as good as ours. Take it from a doctor: They don't. There is a reason the foreign medical students com...
| Coaching Changes|| re: IF Saban bolts to Texas, who are the top candidates to replace him at Bama? - MDcajuntiger on 12/10/13 at 5:12 pm|
After testosterone replacement and penile prosthesis, he is ready to "coach" again
| Coaching Changes|| re: Gus to the NFL. Not if, only when. - MDcajuntiger on 12/8/13 at 9:10 am|
Gus to Texans
Will draft Manziel......