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June 19, 2019

Almost 500,000 Americans die each year from cardiac arrest, when the heart suddenly stops beating.

picture of Warren Buck’s x-ray of his artificial hips
June 26, 2018

"I feel at least 20, 25 years younger," says Warren Buck, 72, a baby-boomer who has rediscovered his active self a year after his second hip replacement at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. 

March 15, 2018

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 West Coast deployment and the third such U.S.

February 6, 2018

If you were diagnosed with glioblastoma — a brain cancer that, with conventional chemotherapy and radiation treatment, is usually fatal within 12 to 15 months — would you try a novel therapy that might buy you an additional five months (on avera

picture of patient Paul Hamilton with Dr. Martin Montenovo
November 30, 2017

Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.

Dr. Larry Dean gestures at a coronary stent.
November 29, 2017

A provocative study and accompanying commentary pub

Liver in the warm-perfusion transport device
November 28, 2017

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.

November 28, 2017

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.

adult liver in transport device
October 9, 2017

(Downloadable video and broadcast script).  Dr. Jorge Reyes describes a clinical trial of a new device for transporting donor livers between recovery and transplant, and potential upsides if the trial is successful.

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