Dawn's ability to compete in triathlons was diminishing with each race. After years of severe pain and weakness, her doctor recommended spine fusion with the ASPEN MIS Fusion System.
Dr. Atiq Rehman, director of robotics and minimally invasive cardiac surgery at Columbia University, presents a non-sternotomy approach for aortic valve replacement.
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Surgeons at the University of Maryland succeed in the fullest face transplant ever.
Melisa Raney takes a look at how patients benefit from reading doctors' write-ups about their office visits.
Dr. Peter Mazzone, of the Cleveland Clinic's Respiratory Institute, talks to Anthony Mason and Norah O'Donnell about a new high-tech device that can check your breath and tell you if you're seriously ill.
Dr. Natasha Burgert, of Kansay City, Mo., uses Twitter, Facebook, and texting to keep in contact with her patients. She's part of a growing number of doctors turning to technology to be better doctors. She talks with Rebecca Jarvis and Anthony Mason about how it's improved her practice.
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Dr. Leslie Heinberg says it's important to prepare patients for life after weight loss surgery.
PodMed is a weekly podcast from Johns Hopkins Medicine. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins and vice chairman of medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, look at the top medical stories of the week.
Robotic prostate surgery is often favored as the next big thing in prostate cancer treatment, but its value is repeatedly called into question. Do the benefits of robotic prostatectomy surgery outweigh the expense? How much more expensive is robotic surgery? In the delicate world of prostate cancer and saving lives, at what point does price matter? Dr.
Scientists say that high-tech breath analyzers may soon be able to diagnose serious conditions -- from diabetes to lung cancer -- in just minutes.
Dr. Kella talks, intra operatively, of the benefits of using SurgiQuest ports during laparascopic surgery. Bang Surgical was used to stream live OR video to audience members across the US. Dr. Kella performed a laparascopic radical prostatectomy using Intuitives Da Vinci surgical robotic system.
When the swine flu pandemic hit in 2009, a small surgical mask company in North Richland Hills suddenly found itself in high demand. Prestige Ameritech has one of very few plants still making masks in the U.
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Sherrie Walter lost her ear to cancer two years ago, but doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore offered Walter a chance at a new ear -- a permanent one built from her own tissue.
For many Radiology Technologists like Jamie Rodgers, sending fluoroscopy X-ray images was cumbersome. In the past, Rodgers, a Radiology Technologist with the University of Rochester Medical Center, would have to wait until after an exam to movethe mobile C-arm around the hospital in order to find the wired connection to the hospital's PACS system.