UC San Diego Health is the first hospital on the West Coast to perform heart transplant surgery from a donor after circulatory death using a new portable organ care system. The investigational procedure could significantly decrease transplant waiting list times and improve patient outcomes.
Researchers at the University of Calgary have developed and validated a clinical prediction scale that can be used to determine which patients are more likely to experience inadequate pain control following elective spine surgery.
Study from Keck Medicine of USC links smoking with a higher risk of death and cancer recurrence, and less responsiveness to chemotherapy
NYU Langone Transplant Institute and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital launch a new Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Program, expanding regional access to specialized care for children with complex cardiac needs
The first-ever virtual American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2020 will convene October 3-7, offering surgeons and guest clinicians both live and on-demand sessions.
Gustavo Oderich, MD, FACS, a noted leader in the field of vascular and endovascular surgery, has been named chief of the vascular surgery division with the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He will serve as professor of vascular and endovascular surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and director of the Advanced Endovascular Aortic Program.
DALLAS - Sept. 11, 2020 - For more than a century, hospitals have relied on traditional conferences, surgical meetings, and case reviews to identify opportunities to improve training, quality, and patient outcomes. Now UT Southwestern Medical Center is adopting innovative technology to propel those reviews into a new era.