Is Surgery Needed to Treat Lung Cancer?

Mar 1, 2016

Surgery has been shown to be a very effective treatment for curing lung cancer patients with localized, non-small cell lung cancer. Even though it is the most common type of lung cancer—affecting 85 percent of patients—surgery is only effective if done early in treatment. Dr. Thomas Varghese, ...

What Makes a Good Artificial Heart Candidate?

Jun 3, 2014

Only 2,500 hearts are available nationwide for transplant, but about 100,000 patients with advanced heart failure could benefit from such surgery. Dr. Craig Selzman, associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery, talks about the changes in artificial heart technology that are filling that void. ...

Artificial Hearts: Past, Present and Future

May 27, 2014

Advanced heart failure can be as deadly as many cancers. Fortunately, technology has improved significantly since the first artificial heart was implanted at the University of Utah in 1981. Dr. Tom Miller sits down with heart transplant surgeon Dr. Craig Selzman to talk about how far the devices ...

Heart Disease & Randy Travis: What Happened?

Sep 24, 2013

In this interview, we learn about the heart condition Randy Travis has, how serious it is, and what could be next for the country music star....

Understanding Heart Disease: Cardiomyopathy

Sep 24, 2013

There are many different conditions that affect the heart. But what exactly are the differences? And what does that term, cardiomyopathy, mean? Dr. Craig Selzman explains heart disease and how to prevent it....

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