Category: Medical Minute

Wound Care Awareness

Wound Care Awareness

In the United States, almost 7 million people are living with chronic wounds. Patients who experience chronic wounds, especially with those with multiple chronic medical conditions, are at risk for severe complications, limb loss, or amputation. Each year, about 80K adults with diabetes undergo a foot or leg amputation as a result of a non-healing…
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Comprehensive Weight Loss Center

At Kaleida Health’s Comprehensive Weight Loss Center, all patients are treated throughout the whole surgery process. UBMD Surgery Physicians work with each patient before the surgery and after the surgery. There is a large team of dedicated Dieticians, Psychologists, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, and Surgeons committed to working with the patient after surgery. Surgical weightless…
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Pedestrians Should Wear Reflectors

Pedestrians Should Wear Reflectors

In the last 10 years, ECMC’s Trauma Surgery Program has seen a 35% increase in the number of Western New York pedestrians who have been hit by vehicles. Data shows that the majority of these crashes occur during evening and nighttime hours. The highest rates are in the city of Buffalo. As a pedestrian, we…
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Colon and Rectal Cancer Awareness

Colon and Rectal Cancer remain a major cause of cancer death in the United States.  With a trend toward more advanced disease in men and women less than 50 years old. Early detection and treatment can lead to improved outcomes and cures.  Colon and rectal cancer awareness are important as risk factors include: A family…
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Recent Changes to NYS Seat Belt Law

Dr. William Flynn, Trauma Surgeon at ECMC, is educating about recent changes to New York State’s seatbelt laws. Effective, November 1, 2020, all passengers in both the front and rear seats in a vehicle are required to wear a seatbelt. These laws have existed for many years for anyone under the age of 16 but…
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Dr. Chopko and ECMC are Asking for Blood Donations

Dr. Michael Chopko, Trauma and General Surgeon at ECMC, is asking for blood donations to help save lives.  ECMC works with ConnectLife, Western New York’s only community blood bank, ensuring that all blood donations stay local for patients in need.  It is vital ECMC’s trauma center and other surgical services have blood available at a…
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Pediatric Surgery Kaleida Health Medical Minute

Kaleida Health Medical Minute featuring David Rothstein MD, talking about Pediatric Surgery.  Both common conditions and complex conditions of pediatric surgery are discussed.  This group is the region’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, working out of Oishei’s Children Hospital and Conventus.

Summer Safety Kaleida Health Medical Minute

Kaleida Health Medical Minute featuring Dr. Bass talking about Summer fun and tips to stay away from Trauma situations with your family.

Breast Cancer Program Kaleida Health Medical Minute

Dr. Meeghan Lautner was featured on Kaleida Health’s Medical Minute talking about the Breast Cancer Program. Watch Dr. Lautner’s video to learn more.

Blood Donation Medical Minute with Dr. Michael Chopko

ECMC’s Trauma Surgeon Dr. Michael Chopko and Unyts’ Director of Marketing, talk about the importance to donate blood, especially during the winter months.  Click here to watch the full video and learn more about the importance of donating blood.