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Heart transplants, donor hearts, and transplant waitlists all fell sharply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Columbia University researchers have found.
The health of donated human lungs judged too poor for transplantation can be recovered using a cross-circulation technique designed by biomedical engineers at Columbia University.
Accompanied by boisterous cheers, Columbia surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, left NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital today after two months of treatment for COVID-19.
- September 22, 2014
Technique induces insulin production in the livers of patients who require a total pancreatectomy.
- August 26, 2014
Columbia surgeons and radiation oncologists deliver precise radiotherapy immediately following cancer tumor removal.
Source:NY Daily NewsAugust 15, 2014
- June 13, 2014
Pediatric urology surgeon Pasquale Casale explains the advantages of robotic surgery for both children and their surgeons
- June 11, 2014
The John Jones Surgical Society will honor the legacy of Ken Forde, a member of the Columbia University Medical Center community for nearly 60 years.
- May 27, 2014
Surgeons at P&S are the first in the U.S. to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—removal of a portion of the liver—from a living adult donor for adult and teenage recipients.
- April 18, 2014
New bone marrow transplant unit specializes in cutting-edge treatments for blood cancers and autoimmune diseases.
- February 20, 2014
The American Medical Association has honored P&S student Gregory Joice for his research.