A UW Medicine cardiologist has taken another step into the realm of heart surgeons in performing a first-in-the-world intentional cut via catheter to replace a patient’s failed artificial aortic...
Surgeons at UW Medicine in Seattle have performed the first liver transplant in the Pacific Northwest involving a warm blood-perfusion device to transport the organ between donor and recipient. Paul...
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...
Unrelated to alcohol, sugar consumption is the root of most liver transplants in young Americans, a recent study shows. Dr. Judy Chen of UW Medicine's Weight Loss Management Center, talks about...
Shingles is a viral infection that can result in a painful rash and, in some cases, lasting nerve damage. A new vaccine will be available soon, and primary-care clinicians are encouraging older...
(Downloadable video, script) Peyton and Nicki Miller, daughter and mother, discuss their diabetes type 1 and a new device that has made their lives easier. Dr. Irl Hirsch, a UW Medicine diabetes...
(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script) Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat. Lynch is medical director of infection...
Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department is treating about a half-dozen flu cases a day, heralding the start of flu season, said Dr. John Lynch, a UW Medicine infection-control specialist.
With the season of giving upon us, this is a story about a baby, a miracle and the gift of life from a member of the Army’s special forces who gave part of his liver to his nephew, which saved his...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.