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Study: Deaths Rise with Shift From In-Hospital to Outpatient Procedures for Common Urology Surgeries

As hospitals have shifted an array of common urological surgeries from inpatient procedures to outpatient, potentially preventable deaths have increased following complications.
14-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Henry Ford Hospital Replaces Heart Valve Outside the Heart

For the first time in the United States, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach heart valve with a new one – and placed it just outside the heart.
13-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Robot-Assisted Surgery for Prostate Cancer Controls the Disease for 10 Years

Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is effective in controlling the disease for 10 years, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.
16-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Antibiotic Therapy Reduces Mortality by 68 Percent in Hemodialysis Patients

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An antibiotic therapy known to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections in hemodialysis patients has been shown for the first time to reduce mortality, according to a Henry Ford Health System study.
2-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Henry Ford Seeks Tinnitus Patients for Vagal Nerve Stimulation Clinical Trial

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Henry Ford Health System, in collaboration with Wayne State University, is one of four sites worldwide involved in a clinical trial that will test a device that uses nervous system stimuli to rewire parts of the brain, in hopes of significantly...
24-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Henry Ford Launches Clinical Trial for Tinnitus Caused by Trauma, Infection

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Henry Ford Health System has launched a clinical trial to investigate a new drug for the treatment of tinnitus, a chronic ringing of the head or ears that affects more than 600 million people worldwide.
24-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Yoga Exercise Program Tailored for Pulmonary Hypertension Patients

A first-of-its-kind yoga exercise program has been developed by Henry Ford Hospital for patients living with pulmonary hypertension, a chronic lung disease that afflicts women at least two times more than men. Called Yoga for PH, the 40-minute...
18-Jun-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Most Emergency Department ‘Super-Frequent Users’ Have a Substance Abuse Addiction

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A vast majority of so-called “super-frequent user” patients who seek care in the Emergency Department (ED) have a substance abuse addiction, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. A patient is considered a super-frequent user who visits...
15-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients

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Pain is the most common reason a patient sees a physician but few physicians have received adequate training to help their patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital article published in the Journal of American Osteopathic Association. An...
12-Aug-2013 12:00 PM EDT

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