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June 19, 2019

'Alexa, monitor my heart.'  Researchers design artificial-intelligence system to recognize ominous gasps for air.

July 17, 2018

A cut to her aortic valve, via catheter, pulled UW Medicine patient Debbie Davis out of a tough spot.

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

The 90-day implant releases steroids to reduce inflammation of chronic sinusitis.

February 6, 2018

Would you consider a therapy that might get you a few more months, but involved shaving your head and wearing a skullcap-like devce for 18 hours a day? 

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

In a clinical trial, UW Medical Center deploys a warm-preservation device to transport the donor organ. The first patient received the liver from his sister, who had died unexpectedly. 

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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