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A new study shows that omitting aspirin from an anti-clotting regimen can improve outcomes for people living with a heart pump by reducing hospitalizations without increasing the risk of blood clots.
A minimally invasive procedure for fixing diseased aortic valves is just as safe and durable as traditional surgery after five years, a new study reports.
- November 23, 2012
No parent welcomes the idea of a child having surgery. But there are ways to lessen the toll on both you and your child.
- November 16, 2012
- November 8, 2012
Women who have surgery for ovarian cancer at high-volume hospitals have superior outcomes than similar patients at low-volume hospitals.
- September 28, 2012
CUMC's Dr. Megan Sykes talks to "The Takeaway" about mouse stand-ins leading the way towards cures, treatment for patients.
Source:The New York TimesSeptember 26, 2012
Megan Sykes, a medical researcher at Columbia, has a mouse with a human immune system — her own. She calls it “Mini-Me.”
Source:Wall Street Journal VideoSeptember 18, 2012
Features Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic's bioengineering research into new ways to build replacement body parts using a patient's own cells.
Source:The Wall Street JournalSeptember 18, 2012
CUMC researchers are working on ways to print living human tissue -- to one day produce personalized body parts & implants on demand.