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Ep 9 Disc Disease and Intradiscal Therapies with Dr. Edward Yoon
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Pain Management Podcasts

Listen to leading physicians discuss pain management on the BackTable MSK Podcast. Get tips, tricks, and expert guidance from your peers and level up your practice.

Episode #37

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In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, host Dr. Jacob Fleming and Dr. Alexa Levey have an in-depth discussion about the current uses and potential future applications of cryoneurolysis in interventional radiology. Dr. Levey is an interventional radiologist at the Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston, TX.

The doctors discuss how cryoneurolysis differs from radiofrequency (RF) ablation, highlighting the increased precision and gentleness to surrounding tissues. Dr. Levey describes the specifics of stellate ganglion procedures and cryoneurolysis techniques. They delve into the importance of research and collaboration in advancing the field, as well as the necessity of being patient-centered. They also address the need for financial discussions in medicine and the prospect for cryoneurolysis as desmoid tumor treatments. Additionally, Dr. Levey shares her journey in building a career as a female in a male-dominated space and emphasizes the importance of physician availability to patients and colleagues.

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Episode #28

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In this episode, guest host and interventional radiologist Dr. Dana Dunleavy interviews neurointerventional radiologist Dr. Wayne Olan about growing neuroIR and IR through a neurosurgery department. Wayne serves as the Director of Interventional and Endovascular Neurosurgery at George Washington University Medical Center.

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Episode #9

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In this episode, host Dr. Jacob Fleming interviews Dr. Edward Yoon, interventional MSK radiologist and Chief of IR at the Hospital for Special Surgery. The doctors discuss novel intradiscal therapies to treat anterior column pain, as well as where the field of spine interventions is heading.

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Episode #6

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Dr. Jacob Fleming talks with Dr. Alan Alper Sag about building a musculoskeletal (MSK) interventions practice at Duke University Medical Center, collaborating with other specialists, and future predictions for MSK IR.

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Episode #5

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Jacob Fleming interviews interventional pain specialist and former Super Bowl champion John S. Michels about his journey into the subspecialty, pathways for getting involved in interventional pain management, and his philosophy on comprehensive patient care.

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Cryoneurolysis Pearls & Pitfalls with Dr. Alexa Levey on the BackTable MSK Podcast)
IR/NIR Neurosurgery Collaboration: Expanding the Blueprint with Dr. Wayne Olan and Dr. Dana Dunleavy on the BackTable MSK Podcast)
Disc Disease and Intradiscal Therapies with Dr. Edward Yoon on the BackTable MSK Podcast)
Building a Musculoskeletal Interventional Oncology Service with Dr. Alan Sag on the BackTable MSK Podcast)
Radiologists as Spine and Pain Specialist with Dr. John Michels on the BackTable MSK Podcast)
New Frontiers in Spinal Tumor Ablation & Augmentation with Dr. Dana Dunleavy on the BackTable MSK Podcast)



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