Dave von Fintel

Filmmaker/Photographer specializing in Aerial Cinematography


  • Filmmaker specializing in Aerial Cinematography2014 - Present

    Kansas City, MO

    I'm taking my creative skills to new heights - piloting a UAV to produce dramatic aerial video/photo solutions as well as producing & editing conventional video for a variety of industries.

  • Freelance Creative Director2012 - 2014


  • Web Development Director2004 - 2012

    Rockhurst University

  • Creative Director1999 - 2004

    Rockhurst University

  • Art Director1998 - 1999

    Rockhurst University

  • Graphic Designer1997 - 1998

    GB Design


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design1991 - 1996

    University of Missouri

  • Graphic Design, Photography & Video Production1995 - 1996

    University of Tasmania School of Art, Australia


  • “Dave has exceptional skills as a designer and web developer. As his supervisor for several years, I found him to be a joy to work with, and a great team player. He is a problem-solver who finds a solution to every challenge. I would not hesitate to hire him again.”

    Rosita McCoy, Senior VP - KU Endowment Association

  • “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Dave on many projects. He’s always able to bring a fresh perspective to every job. His positive personality and openness to trying new things, makes working with him a very fun & collaborative event.”

    Mark McDonald, Owner - Mark McDonald Photography

  • “I worked with Dave for several years while employed at gb Design. Dave and I collaborated on a variety of design projects and I always found him to be easy to work with and valued the ideas and professionalism he brought to the table. Since that time, my agency has had the pleasure to work with Dave and his team at Rockhurst as a vendor providing online development solutions and consulting to Rockhurst University. Dave continues to provide impressive direction and management skills to the projects we have conducted with him and his team.”

    Ryan Lorei, Owner - Voltage Creative

  • “In the seven years Dave and I worked together, I watched him consistently come up with effective, creative solutions for various print, web and video projects. He stays on top of design trends and web standards, and everything he touches looks refined and professional. He has exceptional talent and lots of ideas, which made him a valuable member of our team.”

    Jamie Swearingen, UX Copywriter - Garmin International

  • “I have hired Dave may times for his expert graphic design services, and have also brought him in as a consultant on several high profile web design and development projects. Dave's ability to listen to my client's needs, and his ability to translate their ideas into reality are second to none.”

    Matt Couch, Real Estate Analyst - Hopkins Appraisal Services


  • • CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education): Silver Award
- '09, Excellence in Multimedia: Single Web Page (Ready for Rockhurst) 
- Bronze - '02, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine 
- Silver - '01, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine
 - Gold - '00, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine Cover 
- Silver - '00, Rockhurst University Campus Banners 
• Web Marketing Association's Web Awards Judge - '08 
• JAA (Jesuit Advancement Administrators): '06 - Award of Merit: Multimedia, Admission Pages 
• Internet Advertising Competition '05 - Best Education Integrated Ad Campaign - Rockhurst Website 
• Center for Digital Education: '05 Best of the Web 2nd place, Rockhurst University 
• Web Marketing Association: '05 Best Education Internet Advertising Award, Rockhurst University 
• American Association of Webmasters: '04 Silver Award, Rockhurst University 
• Mead Papers: Certificate of Excellence in the Graphic Arts - Rockhurst University, 1999 Annual Report

Visit Instagram/davevonfintel for frequently updated shots. Some of my work features footage that may be purchased as stock video or photo.


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In case you are clinically determined to have early-stage prostate cancer, you have got many therapy to select from

Dining table 2. What guides cures advice

Radical prostatectomy (surgery). The doctor removes the prostate and seminal vesicles (saclike glands that release material that gets part of semen). In many cases, pelvic lymph nodes may tested. This is most often carried out through an abdominal cut; stomach procedure can also be through with a laparoscope. A third option is the perineal strategy, regarding an incision in your community amongst the scrotum plus the anal area (the perineum). The most typical complications were

  • impotence (impacting 30%aˆ“70percent of males)
  • minor to serious incontinence (2percentaˆ“15percent).

Additional beam radiotherapy. After a CT scan constructs a three-dimensional image of the prostate and seminal vesicles, rays oncologist guides rays of high-energy radiation within prostate tumor and quite often at regional lymph nodes. The most prevalent side-effects were

  • erectile dysfunction (30percentaˆ“70%)
  • moderate to extreme incontinence (1per centaˆ“2percent).

Brachytherapy. With ultrasound guidance, radioactive aˆ?seedsaˆ? or pellets include inserted in prostate alone to irradiate the cyst. The most common side effects include

  • impotency (30per centaˆ“50per cent)
  • slight to serious incontinence (2per cent).

Active security. This calls for a prolonged period of monitoring the cancer with regular electronic rectal examinations, PSA reports, and quite often continued prostate biopsies. If tests show cancers grew to become effective, treatment options can be found. The most important chance of effective surveillance is the fact that the cancer may become energetic during the period of monitoring, probably generating prognosis tough.

Risk revealing

When contemplating complications, itaˆ™s vital that you realize that customers donaˆ™t constantly talking openly and their physicians about the results treatment has already established to their quality of life aˆ” or often, physicians donaˆ™t ask. The subsequent researches are a sampling on the patient-reported data which have been posted, that could offer an even more accurate evaluation of side effects.

Fecal incontinence. a phone review of 227 males with prostate cancer tumors expose that 5per cent of these which underwent significant prostatectomy and 18percent of the who’d a perineal prostatectomy created fecal incontinence afterward. But less than 50per cent informed their particular medical professionals. (Resource: Bishoff JT, Motley G, Optenberg SA, et al. Incidence of Fecal and Urinary Incontinence After Radical Perineal and Retropubic Prostatectomy in a National Population. Journal of Urology 1998;160:454aˆ“8. PMID: 9679897.)

Erection dysfunction. a sent questionnaire returned by 1,236 men with localized prostate malignant tumors who had undergone either prostatectomy or radiotherapy revealed that 36per cent had impotence at the time of analysis. But when contacted about four years after procedures, a lot more than doubly lots of men (85%) said they had erection dysfunction. Best 13% managed to posses company, trustworthy erections in an instant. Participants showed which they comprise as worried about the increased loss of sexual interest plus the capability to have actually a climax as they were about impotency. (Source: Schover LR, Fouladi RT, Warneke CL, et al. Defining Intimate Results after Treatment Plan For Localized Prostate Carcinoma. Malignant tumors 2002;95:1773aˆ“85. PMID: 12365027.)

Urinary incontinence. A retrospective testing considering Medicare reports submitted by 11,522 guys exactly who underwent prostatectomy for prostate malignant tumors found that several season after surgical treatment, 18percentaˆ“24percent (the percentage enhanced as we grow old) had experienced the signs of urinary incontinence or got undergone treatments to correct urinary difficulties. (supply: Begg CB, Riedel ER, Bach PB, et al. Differences in Morbidity after Revolutionary Prostatectomy. Brand-new The United Kingdomt Record of Medication 2002;346:1138aˆ“44. PMID: 11948274.)

Rectal malignant tumors hazard. A retrospective review in the success of 30,552 men exactly who got radiation for prostate cancer tumors found that they were around twice as very likely to create rectal disease as an assessment selection of 55,263 guys just who treated their cancer with procedures. (supply: Baxter NN, Tepper JE, Durham SB, et al. Increasing Threat Of Rectal Malignant Tumors after Prostate Radiation: A Population-Based Learn. Gastroenterology 2005;128:819aˆ“24. PMID: 15825064.)


Considering the present limitations in analysis, prognosis, and cures, investigation improvements come to be further vital. Hereaˆ™s a short check some other diagnostic and prognostic examinations presently in developing.

Prostate cancers aˆ?fingerprintsaˆ?

Unique types of genetic diagnostic tech, referred to as gene chips or genetic microarrays, use computer systems to evaluate the experience of plenty and sometimes a large number of genes at a time. The reports can display some telltale activities that indicate whether inborn controls that restrict cancer tumors progress aˆ” eg handles of blood-vessel gains (angiogenesis), cellular distinction and proliferation, and cell adhesion aˆ” stay static in put or have failed. Consider these activities as molecular have a glance at this web link fingerprints that assist researchers determine which are the most intense cancers and therefore are probably to distribute. The technology is already commercially available to be used in cancer of the breast. Several gene potato chips for prostate cancer tumors have development.

Autoantibody signatures

Other scientists become examining whether it’s feasible to analyze bloodstream products for all the appeal of certain antibodies, immunity agents that hit disease tissue and other abnormal tissues. One research released into the unique The united kingdomt diary of Medicine discovered that a computerized microarray equipment would use antibody discovery to recognize people who have prostate cancer considerably accurately than a PSA examination. Although most studies have as accomplished, the desire is antibody testing will facilitate physicians to identify malignant tumors at their very first phase, as soon as very own immunity enjoys recognized the irregular increases and is also trying to reduce they. (supply: Wang X, Yu J, Sreekumar one, et al. Autoantibody Signatures in Prostate Disease. Brand new The United Kingdomt Diary of Treatments 2005;353:1224aˆ“35. PMID: 16177248.)

At first published January 2007; latest examined April 20, 2011