April 7, 2011

TV special to feature VU allergy, sinus experts

Experts from the Vanderbilt Asthma Sinus and Allergy Prevention (VASAP) and Gastroenterology clinics will be featured on WKRN Channel 2 News in a half-hour special titled, “Medical Advances: Solutions for Food Allergies and Sinus Problems.”

The special will air on Wednesday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m., with an encore presentation airing on Saturday, April 16, at 6 p.m.

The program features Vanderbilt specialists explaining the latest techniques to diagnose and treat food allergies and sinus problems.

Highlights include a balloon procedure to help patients with severe sinus complications avoid traditional sinus surgery, plus current research on curing food allergies.

The special features Vanderbilt faculty, including Jane Choi, M.D., James Duncavage, M.D., John Fahrenholz, M.D., David Hagaman, M.D., and Michael Vaezi, M.D., Ph.D.

For more information, go to http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/asap/29290.