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The Stanford Health Video Library programs feature prominent doctors presenting the latest health research. Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in videos:

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Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery -- It's Not Your Mother's Facelift Anymore
This talk focuses on recent advances in facial plastic surgery that emphasize decreased downtime with optimal results.
Speaker: Sam Most, MD
Contemporary Surgical Treatment of Facial Nerve Paralysis
Because the facial nerve allows us to show expression, injury to it can cause socially and psychologically devastating physical defects. Dr. Most discusses the causes of facial nerve injuries, with specific emphasis on permanent paralysis and surgical methods for treatment.
Speaker: Sam Most, MD
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Hand Arthritis - When Do I Need Surgery
Amy Ladd, professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center, discusses arthritis, tips for living with it and when it's the right time to visit a hand surgeon. Beyond its painful and disfiguring aspects, arthritis can affect the use of the fingers and hands, two of the most vital functions for everyday living.
Speaker: Amy Ladd, MD
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Rhinoplasty 2009 and Beyond
Aesthetic and Functional Surgery of the Nose

Ever considered rhinoplasty? For some people, a "nose job" is a matter of breathing easier, while for others, it is purely about aesthetics. According to Dr. Sam Most, Associate Professor and Chief of the Division of Facial and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center, the surgery requires both functional and aesthetic considerations. Learn how Dr. Most understands advances in modern rhinoplasty and nasal airway surgery.
Speaker: Sam Most, MD
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Robotic Surgery for Cancer Treatment
Robotic systems were first used to remove prostate cancer, then adapted for kidney cancer and bladder cancer procedures, which are more complex because of the variation in surgical anatomy, size and shape of tumors. The benefits of robotic surgery for a patient include decreased blood loss, nerve sparing and shorter hospital stay. This talk will focus on the latest advances in robotic surgery for the treatment of these cancers.
Speaker: Mark Gonzalgo, MD


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