Surgery

A Pill to Prevent Brain Surgery?

October 28, 2011

Brain surgery remains one of the more complex procedures in the clinical arsenal, an intervention any doctor would like to avoid if possible. But many conditions – a growing brain tumor, a bleeding hemorrhage – require the surgeon to go [Read more]

A Long Journey of the Heart

August 8, 2011

By Dianna Douglas Ozzie Rivero found out early Tuesday afternoon that a young patient at a community hospital in Chicago had died on life support. The patient’s heart was still beating as a machine filled his lungs with air, but he would never [Read more]

Putting the Data Warehouse to Work

March 17, 2011

Electronic health records are a hot topic in the world of medicine, as hospitals implement new computerized systems to meet federal incentives. Proponents of replacing paper records with electronic health records (EHR) in hospitals and other health [Read more]

Preventing the Preseason Injury

February 28, 2011

As the call for pitchers and catchers to report goes out in Arizona and Florida, amateur athletes are also getting the itch for warm weather and outdoor activity.  Whether you’re dusting off your baseball glove, your tennis racket, or your [Read more]

Your Heart in 3D

November 30, 2010

Ultrasound imaging is best known for pictures of developing fetuses; 3D is typically associated with monster movies. But when you put the two together and aim the technology at the heart, they create a valuable tool that is changing the way heart [Read more]