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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.
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.
Source:The New York TimesFebruary 26, 2013
The JAMA paper compared outcomes in 264,758 women who had either laparoscopic or robotically assisted hysterectomy at 441 hospitals between 2007 and 2010.
Source:The Wall Street JournalFebruary 25, 2013
"There are so many options for hysterectomies now that patients should discuss the pros and cons of all of them with their doctors," said the study's lead author, CUMC's Dr. Jason Wright.
- February 19, 2013
When compared with laparoscopic hysterectomy, the robotically assisted hysterectomy appears to offer little short-term benefit and is accompanied by significantly greater costs, according to a study published in the February 20 issue of JAMA.
- January 30, 2013
Debby and Peter A. Weinberg, with several of their family members and friends, have given more than $7 million to help establish the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
- 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.