Improving Care in Lyme Disease

Published on Sept. 7, 2017 (13th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; and Patricia V. Smith offer their insights regarding the future of Lyme disease and ways to improve care for patients. Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

Published on Sept. 7, 2017 (13th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; and Patricia V. Smith offer their insights regarding the future of Lyme disease and ways to improve care for patients.

Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

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Reaching a Consensus in Lyme Disease

Published on Sept. 5, 2017 (12th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Leonard Sigal, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Patricia V. Smith share their thoughts on what needs to happen before a consensus can be reached in Lyme disease. Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

Published on Sept. 5, 2017 (12th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Leonard Sigal, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Patricia V. Smith share their thoughts on what needs to happen before a consensus can be reached in Lyme disease.

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Lyme Disease and Long-Term Antibiotics: Help or Harm?

Published on Sept. 1, 2017 (11th segment)
Panelists Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Patricia V. Smith; and Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA, debate the existence of chronic Lyme disease and the use of longer-term antibiotics, and explore the impact a lack of consensus has on patients, providers, and the health care system. Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

Published on Sept. 1, 2017 (11th segment)
Panelists Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Patricia V. Smith; and Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA, debate the existence of chronic Lyme disease and the use of longer-term antibiotics, and explore the impact a lack of consensus has on patients, providers, and the health care system.

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Research Challenges in Lyme Disease

Published on August 29, 2017 (10th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Patricia V. Smith; and Leonard Sigal, MD, discuss research challenges in Lyme disease and allegations on both sides of the debate over the existence of chronic forms of the disease. Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

Published on August 29, 2017 (10th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Patricia V. Smith; and Leonard Sigal, MD, discuss research challenges in Lyme disease and allegations on both sides of the debate over the existence of chronic forms of the disease.

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Exploring Controversies in Lyme Disease

Published on August 25, 2017 (9th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; and Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA, explore the potential explanations for inflammatory responses that occur following acute Lyme disease, and whether a chronic form of the disease exists or if there are other reasons for late symptoms. Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

Published on August 25, 2017 (9th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; and Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA, explore the potential explanations for inflammatory responses that occur following acute Lyme disease, and whether a chronic form of the disease exists or if there are other reasons for late symptoms.

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Lyme Disease: Theories for Longer-Term Manifestations

Published on August 21, 2017 (8th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Leonard Sigal, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; and Patricia V. Smith outline potential theories for longer-term clinical manifestations that have a less clear-cut link to Lyme disease. Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

Published on August 21, 2017 (8th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Leonard Sigal, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; and Patricia V. Smith outline potential theories for longer-term clinical manifestations that have a less clear-cut link to Lyme disease.

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Trials and Tribulations of a Diagnosis for Lyme Disease

Published on August 17, 2017 (7th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Leonard Sigal, MD; Patricia V. Smith; and Samuel Shor, MD, FACP, examine the tendency for patients with Lyme disease to see multiple providers across various disciplines before being diagnosed. Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

Published on August 17, 2017 (7th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Leonard Sigal, MD; Patricia V. Smith; and Samuel Shor, MD, FACP, examine the tendency for patients with Lyme disease to see multiple providers across various disciplines before being diagnosed.

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Emerging Tests for Lyme Disease

Published on August 14, 2017 (6th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Leonard Sigal, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Patricia V. Smith discuss emerging laboratory tests for detecting Lyme disease and the ways in which these technologies may offer diagnostic improvements. Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

Published on August 14, 2017 (6th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Leonard Sigal, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Patricia V. Smith discuss emerging laboratory tests for detecting Lyme disease and the ways in which these technologies may offer diagnostic improvements.

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Challenges in Making a Lyme Disease Diagnosis

Published on August 10, 2017 (5th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Patricia V. Smith; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Leonard Sigal, MD, provide insight regarding geographic considerations, the key criteria for evaluating multi-systemic manifestations, and making a Lyme disease diagnosis. Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

Published on August 10, 2017 (5th segment)
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Patricia V. Smith; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Leonard Sigal, MD, provide insight regarding geographic considerations, the key criteria for evaluating multi-systemic manifestations, and making a Lyme disease diagnosis.

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Reliability of Lab Testing for Lyme Disease

Published on August 8, 2017 (4th segment)
Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Leonard Sigal, MD, explain the 2-tiered Lyme disease testing system, and debate the reliability of using certain laboratory tests to confirm a diagnosis. Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

Published on August 8, 2017 (4th segment)
Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Leonard Sigal, MD, explain the 2-tiered Lyme disease testing system, and debate the reliability of using certain laboratory tests to confirm a diagnosis.

Click here for transcript of the video on Contagion® website

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