Pages with Matching Tag "surgery"
Tuesday in Töv Province, Mongolia, physicians from the University of Utah Center for Global Surgery will use a medical device invented on campus to perform surgery in front of a global classroom of students tuning in from potentially more than 50 countries via GIBLIB at 6 p.m. MT. ... Read more
Rand Paul is running for President. However, politics is not his first love. “This is what I love doing,” he said as he entered a small operating room in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, ready to begin a day of cataract surgeries. ... Read more
Long-time Faculty Member Talmage Egan named Chair of Anesthesiology ... Read more
Up to 22 percent of surgical patients experience unexpected complications and must be readmitted for post-operative care. A study led by the University of Utah suggests that returning to the same hospital is important for recovery. Readmission to a different hospital was associated with a 26 percent increased risk for dying within 90 days. The results, published in The Lancet, have implications for patients who take part in domestic medical tourism programs. ... Read more
Many families can spend hours traveling to the doctor's office to see their surgeon for their follow-up appointments. With parking and waiting in waiting room times, an entire work or school day can be lost. The whole process is expensive and time consuming.... Read more
You've heard of brain aneurysm, but did you know you could also develop an abdominal aortic aneurysm?... Read more
While some patients are limited in their options to ease symptoms of aortic stenosis, they may be candidates for a therapy known as TAVI, or transcatheter aortic valve implant ... Read more