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Dr. Michael Gazzaniga

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Specialty: Adult and Pediatric Urology, Robotic Surgery

Education

Undergrad: UC Santa Barbara, California
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Internship: UC Irvine Medical Center
Residency: UC Irvine Medical Center

Practice Address

Urological Group of North Orange County
16960 E. Bastanchury Road, Suite F
Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Site of Service

In-Office

UroLift® System Local Anesthesia Protocol

This information is presented in conjunction with Dr. Gazzaniga. Surgical technique, medication and anesthesia regimens are based on his experience with the UroLift System. Medical practice is solely the responsibility of the treating physician, and not Dr. Gazzaniga or NeoTract, Inc.
The steps in this protocol are presented in the sequence performed by Dr. Gazzaniga as of 2019:

  • Oral Sedation
    (when deemed necessary - at home prior to departure to office)
    • Norco and Ativan, dosage depends on the patient’s health and age
  • Local Anesthesia
    • Room temperature, 2% Lidocaine gel, 10 - 20 ml, instilled into the urethra via syringe
    • Clamp penis and allow clamp to remain in place during pudendal block
  • Pudendal Block
    • Patient is positioned in lithotomy position
    • 2% Lidocaine, 10 ml injected bilaterally
    • Wait 10 minutes prior to procedure

Group Type

Private Practice

First UroLift System Case Date

April 2016

Program Agenda:

Objective:

Demonstrate the Premier Patient Experience offered by UroLift System treatment in the office setting under local anesthesia and teach surgeons to replicate this in their own practice.

Location & Logistics:

• Arrive by 12:45pm
• Depart after 6:30pm day of cases from SNA or ONT
• Hotel: Embassy Suites 900 E Birch St, Brea, CA 92821           (714) 990-6000
• Office address: 16960 Bastanchury Rd Suite F. Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Didactic presentation

  • UroLift System as part of the standard of care for BPH
  • Clinical Data: risks and benefits
  • Coding, reimbursement, & economics
  • Personal Experience

Agenda

12:45 PM

Lunch & Didactic presentation and meet and greet with attending surgeons

  • UroLift System as part of the standard of care for BPH
  • Clinical Data: risks and benefits
  • Coding, reimbursement, & economics
  • Personal Experience
  • Case 1 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

1:30 PM

1st Case
After 1st Case

  • Facility Tour
  • Case 2 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment
  • Best Practices: Patient selection, consultation, and expectations

2:15 PM

2nd Case 
After 2nd Case 

  • Review patent education tools
  • Case 3 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

2:35 PM

3rd Case 
After 3rd Case 

  • Review staff training, utilization, esp. mid-levels
  • Case 4 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

3:00 PM

4th Case 
After 4th Case

  • Review Patient Awareness activities, Advocacy, Practice Efficiency, Staff Engagement, etc.
  • Q&A

  • Wrap-up

  • Goal for implementing learning

4:30 PM

  • Depart for airport