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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.
- June 6, 2013
Dr. Ravi P. Kiran has been named chief and program director of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.
- June 4, 2013
Almost half of gastric bypass patients have their diabetes under control one year after surgery, a new study has found.
- May 16, 2013
Columbia licenses 3-D organ and tumor imaging software that aids in planning cancer surgeries and radiation treatments to Varian Medical Systems.
- April 10, 2013
Four young physician-researchers at P&S have received research funding from the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Program.
- March 11, 2013
A new robotic procedure for sleep apnea sufferers is tailor-made for patients with an obstruction in their tongue base.
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).