diagnostics

April 17, 2020

The UW Medicine Virology lab will perform Abbott assays for a particular antibody people produce in fighting off COVID-19.

August 16, 2019

Study published in JAMA finds measuring carbon dioxide lines through the artery more effective than noninvasive method.

October 17, 2018

Many women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer have a tumor that is too small to see or feel.  A UW Medicine patient describes her experience with a new technology; it involves having a reflector smaller than a grain of rice placed into the

May 20, 2018

Study validates brief diagnostic scorecard in nations such as sub-Saharan Africa, Bangladesh, Indonesia.

May 8, 2018

Cardiologist's five-minute questionnaire identifies people at risk for atrial fibrillation and stroke.

January 10, 2018

A UW Medicine cardiologist has created a one-of-a-kind simulator that uses diagnostic imaging of patients' hearts instead of drawings.

picture of boys warming up for football practice
September 8, 2017

(Downloadable web and broadcast split-track video, and video script) A study of more than 400 pediatric sports-concussion cases indicates that, in most cases, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) did not help in the evaluation of persiste

August 24, 2017

Up to half of those screened for genital herpes may be incorrectly told they are infected

microscopic slide of mole biopsy tissue
August 23, 2017

(Downloadable video and script, and podcast of separate interview) Dr.

  • EMBARGOED until 4:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday, June 28, 2017
  • Media contact: Susan Gregg, 206.616.6730; sghanson@uw.edu

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