SOURCE: OR-Live, Inc.

June 09, 2010 11:44 ET

This Week on ORLive: Treating Moyamoya and Innovative Heart Procedures

New On-Demand and Live Surgery Video for the Week of June 7, 2010

WEST HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - June 9, 2010) -  ORLive, your destination for live and on-demand surgery video, will present a live surgery program from Boston Children's Hospital featuring the treatment of Moyamoya disease, a rare condition that causes strokes in children. Also this week, the premier of the latest program from NewYork-Presbyterian featuring the latest innovations in the treatment of aortic and mitral valve disease while guiding you through the new Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center.

This week ORLive also invites you take part in the latest installment of the Virtual Brain Tumor Board, and to watch and learn from our library of VATS surgery programs.


LIVE SURGERY VIDEO: Treating Moyamoya Disease
Live Program, June 8, 10:00 AM EDT

It means "puff of smoke" and it could lead to strokes in children. See how the team at Children's Hospital Boston is taking the lead on treating this very rare condition. Join Dr. R. Michael Scott, Neurosurgeon-in-Chief and the rest of the team for "Treating Moyamoya Disease."

Viewers will be able to interact and ask questions via the ORLive website. Learn more about this live video broadcast, and request a live broadcast reminder on

NEW ON-DEMAND -- The Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center: Innovative Heart Procedures
Premiers June 8, 12:00 PM EDT

See how the team at NewYork-Presbyterian is taking the lead on the treatment for aortic and mitral valve disease. Go inside the new Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center with Dr. Mehmet Oz, and other experts from NewYork-Presbyterian, as they provides an inside look into this state of the art facility to present and demonstrate the latest innovative heart procedures.

ORLive REFERRALS -- Week of June 7, 2010
Each week ORLive highlights on-demand videos for our membership and visitors.

Spine Health Referral: Minimally Invasive Surgery for Spinal Fractures, from the University of Maryland Medical Center

CME Referral: Comprehensive Osteoporosis Management

Viewer's Referral: Aortic Aneurysm Repair, from Baptist Health South Florida


NOW ON-DEMAND -- Expanding Patient Options: Minilaparotomy for Hysterectomy
If you're facing a hysterectomy and worrying about finding a specialist, you can rest assured. Find out why more and more physicians have the training to do this procedure making your choices that much easier. Learn more about "Expanding Patient Options: Minilaparotomy for Hysterectomy."

PREVIEW -- Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Premiers June 17, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT

Get an intimate look inside the abdomen and chest wall when Adrian Park, MD, Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Head, Division of General Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center, laparoscopically repairs this type of hernia. Watch as Dr. Park meticulously and methodically closes the diaphragm and then tacts the stomach to the esophagus to help ensure that the structures stay in the right place.

Viewers will be able to interact and ask questions via the ORLive website. Learn more about this program, and request a reminder on

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