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Newswise: Arthroscopy is a Minimally Invasive Surgical Option to Treat Hip Problems
Released: 9-May-2022 2:40 PM EDT
Arthroscopy is a Minimally Invasive Surgical Option to Treat Hip Problems
Henry Ford Health

DETROIT (May 9, 2022) – While not as common as knee or shoulder arthroscopy, hip arthroscopy has become a viable surgical option for patients to alleviate pain and restore their quality of life.Considered one of the most innovative areas of orthopedic surgery, hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive technique allows the surgeon to treat and diagnose hip problems without making a large incision.

Newswise: Henry Ford Sports Medicine Physician Weighs Health Risks, Benefits of Virtual Sports Gaming
Released: 17-Jan-2022 11:30 AM EST
Henry Ford Sports Medicine Physician Weighs Health Risks, Benefits of Virtual Sports Gaming
Henry Ford Health

Participation in virtual sports gaming has grown exponentially in the last couple of years as young athletes looked for an escape after their physical sports were sidelined during the pandemic. Henry Ford family and sports medicine physician Nithin Natwa talks about risks and benefits from E-sports and video gaming.

Released: 16-Aug-2021 1:55 PM EDT
Dr. Tom Mikkelsen Recognized as a Worldwide Expert for Brain Cancer
Henry Ford Health

About Henry Ford Health System Founded in 1915 by Henry Ford himself, Henry Ford Health System is a non-profit, integrated health system committed to improving people’s lives through excellence in the science and art of healthcare and healing. Henry Ford Health System includes Henry Ford Medical Group, with more than 1,900 physicians and researchers practicing in more than 50 specialties at locations throughout Southeast and Central Michigan.

Released: 18-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT
Henry Ford Cancer Institute Treats its First Patient with Innovative ‘Living Drug’ Therapy
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Cancer Institute has treated its first patient with CAR T-cell therapy, an approach that uses engineered cells from a patient's immune system to destroy cancer. The altered cells remain active for years after the treatment, acting as a 'living drug' Only specially-certified trained hospitals can offer CAR T-cell therapy to patients with B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

Released: 28-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
Michigan’s First Patient Treated with Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy at Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Health

Neurosurgeon Jason Schwalb, M.D., with help from the team at the Henry Ford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, implanted the first complete Deep Brain Stimulation system in Michigan for the treatment of Epilepsy.

Released: 12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Minimally-Invasive Treatment Option for Early Stage Oral Cancer Reduces Recovery Time, Improves Survival
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Cancer Institute oral cancer patient Marlene Calverley, a minimally-invasive sentinel node biopsy meant having three instead of 30-60 lymph nodes removed, and a two-inch scar instead of a five-to-six-inch scar. It also meant no neck drains, no physical therapy, and a decreased risk of complications.

Released: 29-Jan-2019 9:40 AM EST
Innovative Ice-Free Scalp Cooling During Chemotherapy Prevents, Reduces Hair Loss for Breast Cancer Patients
Henry Ford Health

Breast cancer patient Laura Carey returned to work one week after beginning chemotherapy, but without a demoralizing side-effect indicative of this type of cancer treatment – hair loss. Carey is among the first breast cancer patients at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute to successfully prevent and reduce hair loss during chemotherapy by using an ice-free cooling cap system, called Paxman. Dr. Haythem Ali explains more about this innovative treatment option, and what it means for breast cancer patients like Laura.

Released: 12-Aug-2013 12:00 PM EDT
Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients
Henry Ford Health

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 estimated 100 million people in the United States are living with chronic pain, which accounts for up to $635 billion annually in health care costs and lost productivity. A 2011 study found that for every medical specialist, there are more than 28,500 patients with chronic pain.

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