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Cardiovascular

A Viable Alternative

A Viable Alternative

LVAD therapy is now a long-term option for many end-stage heart failure patients

AED Education

AED education

University of Michigan joins nationwide effort to teach proper use of devices

Short-term solution

Short-term solution

IVC filters are often not retrieved after their purpose is served

TAVR 200!

TAVR 200!

U-M performs its 200th transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Expanding Hope

Expanding Hope

An option for patients with severe aortic stenosis

Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely

U-M cardiologist helps craft national vascular campaign

Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul

New clinic aims to reduce cardiac complications of cancer treatment

Stop Clock

Complete physical and history are the best way to identify at-risk children

Opening Doors

Opening Doors

Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement a new option for previously inoperable patients

The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On

Stem cells show promise in regulating arrhythmia

Congenital Disorders

A Vital Assist

Focus on disorders of sex development helps patients and families find answers

Emergency Medicine

Going Global

Going Global

University of Michigan to help advance trauma care and research in India

The Sky's the Limit

The Sky's the Limit

U-M led team makes computer-aided tissue analysis better, faster and simplers

Endocrinology

Obesity study now recruiting

Obesity study now recruiting

Researchers are ready to test on humans a drug showing dramatic results in mice

3 Papers, 1 Disease

3 Papers, 1 Disease

U-M diabetes studies examine blood pressure, neuropathy and mortality

Going Global

Going Global

University of Michigan to help advance trauma care and research in India

Gastroenterology/Hepatology

Out of the Woods

Out of the woods

Groundbreaking hepatitis C drug combination saves liver transplant patient

New Directions

New Directions

Ongoing trials test immune suppression drugs for IBD

Post Procedure Peace

Post-ERCP Pancreatitis

NSAID prevents post-ERCP pancreatitis

Hope for Hepatitis C Patients

Hope for Hepatitis C Patients

New combination of investigational drugs shows success

The Waiting Game

Transplant candidates seek best quality livers, even if it means waiting longer

Genetics

All In The Family

Pediatric genetic testing helps diagnose a wide range of conditions

Health System News

Educational events

Educational events

Upcoming CME and other educational opportunities

Partners in health

Partners in health

UMHS and Jackson’s Allegiance Health propose affiliation

Affordable care act

Affordable care act

What coverage expansion means for U-M patients

Five minutes with Paul King

Five minutes with Paul King

New executive director of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital

Northville Health Center

Northville Health Center

Multispecialty outpatient center to open July 2014

CME Events

CME Events

Upcoming continuing education opportunities

Priority Health Now Accepted

Priority Health Now Accepted

More than 1,800 physicians added to network

Teaching Hospital

Teaching Hospital

A sampling of summer and fall CME opportunities

Emergency Expertise

Emergency Expertise

New chair for Emergency Medicine

Moles go Mobile

Moles go Mobile

UMSkinCheck tracks skin changes, offers reminder

A Great Partnership

A Great Partnership

UMHS partners with Great Lakes Health Information Exchange (GLHIE)

At Your Fingertips

At Your Fingertips

iPads helpful for patients, families and physicians

Save the Date

Save the Date

A sampling of summer and fall CME courses

Edward Bove Chairs New Department of Cardiac Surgery

Edward Bove Chairs New Department of Cardiac Surgery

Pediatric cardiac surgeon specializes in congenital heart defects

Paul Lee Named New Chair of Ophthalmology

Paul Lee Named New Chair of Ophthalmology

Glaucoma specialist is also director of the W.K. Kellogg Eye Center

U-M Quality and Outcomes Data

Newly-updated site includes data not available anywhere else online.

Immunology

Making a Match

Kidney desensitization program readies challenging patients for organ transplant

Chronic GVHD Clinic Offers New Hope

A multidisciplinary approach to evaluating, treating and researching serious complication of bone and marrow transplant.

Neuroscience

Looking good

Looking good

CPAP adherence improves appearance

Next-generation neuro

Next-generation neuro

Breakthroughs in epilepsy and fragile X ataxia research

An app with nerve

An app with nerve

New iPhone and iPad app teaches neuroanatomic pathways

Stroke of Genius

Stroke of Genius

New guidelines and statewide study spotlight local stroke response

Tiny Storms

Research focuses on seizures, metabolism in neonates

Ticking Time Bombs

Ticking Time Bombs

New Options for interventional brain aneurysm treatment

Connections for Memory Loss

Connections for Memory Loss

New phone line recommends resources to patients

Stopping Seizures with Surgery

Effective treatment for epilepsy is underutilized.

Obstetrics/Gynecology

Underdiagnosed and Undertreated

25 percent of women have had symptoms of vulvodynia; only 2 percent sought treatment

Oncology

When pain lingers

When pain lingers

Studying new ways to fight post-treatment breast cancer pain

New lung cancer screening guidelines

New lung cancer screening guidelines

Annual CT scans now recommended for high-risk patients

Targeted Treatment

Targeted Treatment

New clinical trial tests targeted genetic prostate cancer treatment

Big Ten big news

Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium formed

The Good Fight

The Good Fight

A lifetime battle against graft vs. host disease

Weighing the Risks

Weighing the Risks

Prostate cancer risk rises in men with Lynch syndrome

More Is Better

More Is Better

Continuous hormone therapy for prostate cancer more effective than intermittent therapy

Hope on the Horizon

Breakthrough research in gene therapy shows promise for treating brain tumors

One of a Kind

U-M’s Pediatric Solid Tumor Oncology Program

The Ultimate Gift

How a patient’s brain touched his doctor’s heart

One and Done

One and Done

On-site pathology evaluations reduce repeat surgeries

Perilous Approach

Perilous Approach

Anti-angiogenic drugs promote growth of breast cancer stem cells

A Lot to Swallow

A Lot to Swallow

Less-invasive option aids esophageal cancer patients

Surviving Side Effects

Prostate Cancer Survivorship Clinic addresses the urinary and sexual side effects of treatment.

Role Reversal

Trial changes thinking on vitamin E supplements and prostate cancer risk

Ophthalmology

Challenge met

Intra-arterial chemotherapy for retinoblastoma now offered at U-M

The bionic eye

Retinal implant restores partial vision and mobility

Pathology

Game Changer

U-M led team makes computer-aided tissue analysis better, faster and simpler

Psychiatry

Getting the Picture

Using functional MRI to craft better OCD treatments

Family Focus

Intensive partial hospitalization for eating disorders

The Multiplier Effect

Pilot program for pediatric psychiatry consults includes telemedicine and education

Stress Eating Starts Young

Study finds the link between stress and obesity starts in early childhood

Pulmonology

Breathing Easier

Commonly prescribed antibiotic reduces acute COPD attacks

Radiology

Reducing Radiation

Reducing Radiation

Getting CT images with X-ray radiation volumes

Surgery

From the OR to the ED

From the OR to the ED

Study of post-surgical ED visits highlights need for better care coordination

Real-time Results

Real-time Results

Intraoperative MRI increases accuracy, decreases risks

Skin Deep

New nasal reconstruction technique skips second procedure

Breathe Easy

Surgical patients screened for obstructive sleep apnea

The Kindest Cut

Minimally invasive surgery is the first choice at Mott

Early Intervention

Prenatal repair offers new hope for babies with spina bifida

Transplant

Best Christmas Gift Ever

Best Christmas Gift Ever

One organ donor saves lives of 999th and 1,000th pediatric transplant patients