30 episodes

Palette Life Sciences proudly brings you the PedSpace podcast for valuable vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) and pediatric urology-related information. The material within this podcast is based on the personal experience and learnings of the presenter. Learn more about VUR and Deflux at www.deflux.com.

The PedSpace Palette Life Sciences

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Palette Life Sciences proudly brings you the PedSpace podcast for valuable vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) and pediatric urology-related information. The material within this podcast is based on the personal experience and learnings of the presenter. Learn more about VUR and Deflux at www.deflux.com.

    Finding Time for a Lifetime Commitment to Mission Work

    Finding Time for a Lifetime Commitment to Mission Work

    In this episode, Dr. Timothy Bukowski and Valre Welch discuss the fulfilling work of volunteering with the World Pediatric Project to provide care to children in Belize.
    Dr. Timothy Bukowski received his undergraduate degree in economics at Georgetown University and his medical degree from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine. He completed a urologic residency at Wayne State University, then completed a research fellowship in Pediatric Urology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and a clinical fellowship in Pediatric Urology at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He currently serves as the Director of Pediatric Urology at WakeMed Children's Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is Board-certified in Pediatric Urology and has a special interest in complex reconstruction of the genito-urinary system, the correction of hypospadias and management of the bladder exstrophy patient.
    Dr. Bukowski is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Pediatric section of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Urological Association, and the Society of Pediatric Urology. He also serves as a Board member for the North Carolina Pediatric Society Foundation.
    Valre Welch received her BSN from the University of Pittsburgh and her MSN from Loyal University of Chicago. She is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner in the division of Pediatric Urology & Department of Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU Health System. Welch also serves as research coordinator for various research projects within the division of pediatric urology. She is a member of Society of Urological Nurses Associates, Pediatric Urology Nurse Specialists and the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners. 

    • 20 min
    Technology to Support the Transition of Adolescents to Adult Healthcare

    Technology to Support the Transition of Adolescents to Adult Healthcare

    In this episode, Natalie Barganski, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Urology, discusses how healthcare providers can use telehealth and personal digital medical files to instill confidence in adolescent patients as they make the transition to adult healthcare. 

    Natalie Barganski is a pediatric nurse practitioner in pediatric urology at Children’s Physicians Services of South Texas, Driscoll Children’s Hospital, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Prior to this, she served as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Level II NICU at Driscoll Children’s, as well as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Surgery at Driscoll Valley Physician’s Group. She also has experience as a Neonate ICU Nurse. 
    Natalie received her B.S. in Nursing from Texas A&M University, and her M.S. in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center. She also received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Texas Tech University Health Science Center.

    • 16 min
    Making the Transition from Fellowship to Practice

    Making the Transition from Fellowship to Practice

    In this episode, Dr. Bradley Morganstern discusses some of the surprises and lessons he has learned in transitioning from fellowship to practice.  
     Dr. Bradley A. Morganstern is the new Chief of Pediatric Urology at Augusta University. He brings a patient centered approach to the management of pediatric urologic conditions with an emphasis on providing compassionate care focused on his patients and their families. He is skilled at both open and minimally invasive surgery for all pediatric urologic conditions. He looks forward to using his training to extend the use of the robot at our institution for major reconstructive surgeries as well as for minimally invasive procedures including pyeloplasties, ureteral re-implantations, urachal repair and others. His research interests include Health Related Quality of Life issues and novel investigations in obtaining functional data from sonographic images in pediatric urology conditions. He is available for consultations and treatment of all general and complex pediatric urologic disorders.
     

     Dr. Morganstern completed his training in general urology and a fellowship in pediatric urology at the Smith Institute for Urology in Long Island, NY, a division of Hofstra University School of Medicine under the direction of Drs. Louis R. Kavoussi and Lane S. Palmer. He attended Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York and did an additional year of research at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Montefiore Hospital as well as earned a certificate in Public Health. He received an undergraduate Summa Cum Laude degree in communications from Boston University and completed premedical courses at Harvard University.

    • 18 min
    Using Simulator Models to Optimize Physician Training

    Using Simulator Models to Optimize Physician Training

    In this episode, Dr. Katie Canalichio and Dr. Irina Stanasel discuss the benefits of simulator training in pediatric urology, their experience with the Deflux simulator model, and their role in its development.
     
     Dr. Katie Canalichio completed her medical training and residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She completed a pediatric urology fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital, in which her final year she served as Acting Instructor in the Department of Urology at the University of Washington. Additionally, she is a graduate of Baylor University where she received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. Dr. Canalichio’s clinical interests include genitourinary reconstruction including hypospadias repair, spina bifida, and other complex urological conditions affecting children. She also performs minimally invasive and robotic surgery and treats pediatric stone disease. 
     
     Dr. Irina Stanasel is a pediatric urologist at Children’s Health℠ and an assistant professor in the Department of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical School. She provides care for children of all ages who have a variety of urologic disorders. Dr. Stanasel received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and completed her residency in urology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She completed a pediatric urology fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. Her specialties include fetal urology, bladder bowel dysfunction, complex hypospadias repair, prune belly syndrome and quality improvement in pediatric urology.

    • 23 min
    How to Communicate Difficult News to Caregivers

    How to Communicate Difficult News to Caregivers

    In this episode of The PedSpace, Dr. Dominic Frimberger discusses tips for delivering difficult diagnoses to caregivers.
     Dr. Frimberger is board-certified by the American Board of Urology. He is a Professor in the Department of Urology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and the Chief of Pediatric Urology at the Children’s Hospital of Oklahoma.
    Dr. Frimberger received his medical degree from the University of Wurzburg in Germany and completed his urology residency in a combined program through the Department of Urology of the Ludwig- Maximilians University in Munich, Germany and the Brady Urological Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Urology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and afterwards came to Oklahoma where he has been practicing for the last 15 years. 
    Dr. Frimberger serves on the Board of the American Academy of Pediatric Urology and is a member of several national and international Societies for Pediatric Urology. He has a general pediatric urology practice and specializes in neonates and children with severe congenital urologic birth defects such as hypospadias, bladder reflux (VUR), hydronephrosis, spina bifida, DSD, bladder exstrophy and cloacal anomalies. He established the first program for robotic surgery in Pediatric Urology here in Oklahoma and is a skilled reconstructive and minimal invasive surgeon. 

    • 17 min
    The Early History of Endoscopic Treatment and the Story of Deflux

    The Early History of Endoscopic Treatment and the Story of Deflux

    In this episode, Dr. Goran Läckgren discusses the early days of research and discovery with endoscopic treatment and what he has learned over three decades of study. 
    Dr. Goran Läckgren is a Professor of Pediatric Urology at the University of Uppsala, Sweden. He has worked in the department of Pediatric Surgery at University Children’s Hospital of Uppsala as head for the section of Pediatric Urology from 1986 to 2009 and is currently a Consultant Pediatric Urologist.
    He has published numerous peer-reviewed papers and book chapters in Pediatric Urology: Morphological and Endocrinological research on the human undescended testis (Thesis); In Pediatric Oncology: Neuroblastoma (biochemical markers); Wilms’ Tumour (angiogenesis); Enuresis and Bladder dysfunction; Vesicoureteral reflux (particularly endoscopic treatment); as well as experimental and clinical studies on Deflux, particularly continuing F-U studies of children with VUR.  
    Dr. Läckgren has been a visiting professor and lecturer in more than 40 countries all over the world in the last 30 years and is a member of several national and international medical societies. He is an elected member of the Society for Pediatric Urology Surgeons (SPUS) since 1997, an international member of the American Association of Genito Urinary Surgeons (AAGUS) since 2005, the founding member of the Swedish Enuresis Academy (SEA) since 1993, and a member of the board of The European Society for Pediatric Urology (ESPU). He was also Treasurer from 2008 to 2010 and President from 2012 to 2014. He was elected Honorary Member of the ESPU in 2015. 

    • 18 min

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