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Two life threatening problems, one surgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Juan Cueto did not feel sick, but he was losing weight rapidly and was devastated with the knowledge that he had two life threatening diseases, cancer and a liver disease.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Liver Disease, Surgery, Transplantation,

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20-Nov-2019 12:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Cy-Fair ISD principal who needed heart surgery can attest that grads make great doctors

Cy-Fair ISD principal who needed heart surgery can attest that grads make great doctors

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District principal Maria Mamaux was impressed by the credentials of the surgeon recommended to repair her failing heart, but what really got her attention was the fact that he was a graduate of the same school district.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Education, Heart Disease, Surgery,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 2:40 PM EST
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Newswise: Advanced Hip and Knee Replacement Techniques Lead to Faster Recovery at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn

Advanced Hip and Knee Replacement Techniques Lead to Faster Recovery at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn

Joshua C. Rozell, MD, specializes in advanced hip and knee replacement techniques at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn that include minimally invasive anterior approach hip replacement, computer-navigated and robotic knee replacements, and outpatient joint replacement surgery.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Bone Health, Seniors, Surgery, Technology,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 1:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Robotic transplants safe for kidney disease patients with obesity

Robotic transplants safe for kidney disease patients with obesity

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers report that among patients with obesity, robotic kidney transplants produce survival outcomes comparable to those seen among nonobese patients. The study includes data collected over 10 years from more than 230 robotic-assisted kidney transplants in patients with obesity.

Channels: All Journal News, Kidney Disease, Obesity, Surgery, Transplantation,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 10:25 AM EST
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Newswise: Surgery Provides ‘Oldest Old’ Lung Cancer Patients with Excellent 5-Year Survival
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Surgery Provides ‘Oldest Old’ Lung Cancer Patients with Excellent 5-Year Survival

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Many patients with early stage lung cancer who are age 90 years and older do not receive treatment; however, surgery in this nonagenarian population should be considered because it could significantly increase the chances for 5-year survival.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Seniors, Surgery,

Released:
15-Nov-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Heart pump devices associated with serious complications in some patients shortly after heart stent procedure

Washington University in St. Louis

In critically ill patients who require a heart pump to support blood circulation as part of stent procedures, specific heart pumps have been associated with serious complications, according to a new study led by cardiologists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Patient Safety, Surgery, Medical Meetings,

Released:
18-Nov-2019 12:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Chicagoan gives $10M to UIC for outpatient surgery center
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14-Nov-2019 2:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Living Liver Transplant Program to Increase Availability of Organs

Living Liver Transplant Program to Increase Availability of Organs

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching a living liver donor transplant program, significantly increasing the number of available organs for life-saving transplants

Channels: All Journal News, Family and Parenting, Liver Disease, Surgery, Transplantation,

Released:
14-Nov-2019 9:55 AM EST
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Newswise: Woman Suffers Severe Spinal Cord Injury, Finds Relief at Danbury Hospital

Woman Suffers Severe Spinal Cord Injury, Finds Relief at Danbury Hospital

Nuvance Health

Katherine (Kathy) Wenning tripped and broke her neck when she was at her weekend home in Washington, Connecticut. Kathy and her husband, Michael, knew she needed emergency care. They weren’t sure where to go because they live in Manhattan, and they’ve never needed urgent medical attention while staying in Washington.

Channels: Neuro, Pain, Surgery,

Released:
14-Nov-2019 8:05 AM EST
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