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Internationally renowned “surgeon’s surgeon” is known for his skill in highly complex cases.
Having a rapport with kids is a critical part of the job for James Church and other Columbia colorectal surgeons who treat people with hereditary colon cancer.
When Bisant Labib needed surgery to remove a large tumor growing in her spinal cord, all the doctors she consulted recommended the same neurosurgeon—Paul McCormick.
A study of weight loss methods suggests that gastric bypass surgery is the best strategy for patients with type 2 diabetes and severe obesity, regardless of the severity of a patient’s diabetes.
- November 29, 2018
Columbia researchers have discovered that the human intestine has a reservoir of blood-forming stem cells and that the cells play a central role in the success of organ transplantation.
- October 31, 2018
A new study found that women with cervical cancer who had a radical hysterectomy with minimally invasive surgery had a significantly higher risk of death than those who had open surgery.
- October 25, 2018
A biopsy test that helps transplant centers select kidneys for transplantation is often inaccurate, a new study has found, suggesting that reliance on the biopsy should be reduced.
- April 10, 2018
A new Science study from Columbia stem cell researchers has found that the liver is the surprising source of a growth factor that keeps bone marrow stem cells healthy.
- December 19, 2017
A growing number of kidneys from deceased donors are discarded, but a new study suggests that most of these could be successfully transplanted.
- August 31, 2017
Columbia bioengineers and surgeons have developed a technique in animal models that overcomes a long-standing hurdle in lung regeneration.
- July 6, 2017
Transplantation with even suboptimal kidneys provides a significant survival advantage compared to remaining on dialysis, CUIMC researchers say.
- March 8, 2017
Columbia University researchers used a new technique to rescue damaged donor lungs and maintain their viability for transplantation for several days.