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What started as a medical mission to save the life of one child in Venezuela has grown into a program that is building liver transplant programs for children across the Caribbean and Central America.
Earlier this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated treatment guidelines to endorse recommendations for earlier weight loss surgery in children with obesity.
Columbia surgeons performed the first pediatric total artificial heart surgery in the Northeast.
A patient endured a brutal rare disease for five years with no relief. Finally he found an expert who understood. And could help.
- May 19, 2021
Though many COVID-19 patients fully recover, some people develop such a degree of scarring in their lungs that they need a transplant.
- April 30, 2021
The Department of Surgery celebrated its annual Employee Appreciation Week and announced this year’s winners of the department’s Employee Excellence Awards.
- April 29, 2021
Craig Smith, MD, took to YouTube to illustrate the effectiveness of his technique and explain why we could all benefit from tying knots like a heart surgeon.
- October 16, 2020
Using stem cells from pig fat, a team led by Columbia engineers grew anatomically precise jawbones, including associated cartilage, that successfully replaced the pig's temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
- July 24, 2020
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.
- July 13, 2020
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.
- May 26, 2020
Accompanied by boisterous cheers, Columbia surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, left NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital today after two months of treatment for COVID-19.
- May 10, 2020
Columbia transplant surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, who is recovering from coronavirus after being on a ventilator for two weeks, made a special appearance at a concert, shared virtually across CUIMC.
- November 26, 2019
The world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society is recognizing Donna Farber’s contributions to the advancement of science.
- August 30, 2019
Most patients who died or were removed from the kidney transplant waitlist before getting a transplant received multiple offers for a donor kidney.