The Seattle Times chronicles the chain of events in two cases in which trauma patients' lives were saved with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machines. Harborview Medical Center employs the...
In April, Ed Ward, 74, became the first patient on the West Coast to receive a test device implanted in his heart to reduce the symptoms of heart failure. Dr. Creighton Don, Ward's cardiologist at...
You've probably heard about the new recommendations from the American Cancer Society (ACA) that came out last week. ACA now says most people should get screened for colon and rectal cancer starting...
Anyone walking through the doors of Harborview Medical Center will come across a story. Bear attacks, skateboard accidents, car crashes, bike collisions, shootings and burns are among the...
Did you know that a Level I Trauma Center provides total care for every aspect of a serious injury, from prevention through treatment and rehabilitation? The only Level 1 Trauma Center that covers...
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ALNW flight nurses Brenda Nelson (red hair) and Cindy Goodrich (blonde) deliver a patient to an Emergency Department medical team at Harboview Medical Center. Credit: Clare McLean
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Emergency room staff tend to a patient at Harboview Medical Center. Credit: Clare McLean
March is Colorectal Cancer Month. In these video soundbites, Dr. Erin O. Lange, a UW Medicine colorectal surgeon, talks about symptoms to watch for, no matter your age.
A UW Medicine surgeon performed a landmark procedure this week, implanting tiny, steroid-releasing devices in a patient’s sinuses to reduce the recurrence of nasal polyps. It was the device’s first...
Andrew Gregory thought his gut pain was the flu, or maybe an ulcer. But it wasn’t enough for the Colorado businessman to seek a medical opinion – even after he had lost 40 pounds. “I was your...