National foundation recognizes Heart Institute’s case volumes, superior outcomes in surgical repairs to halt degenerative disease.
Study will test whether the nervous system can be used to modulate immune activity and reduce severity of an autoimmune disease.
Percentages convey the risk of surgical complications to patients better than terms like "common" or "uncommon," researchers find.
Formerly conjoined twin Charity Gutierrez-Vazquez has given birth at UWMC, where she and her sister were born in 2000.
The assistive device was designed for procedures involving structures above patients’ shoulders.
In a large U.S. trial, more than 70% of patients randomized to receive antibiotics ultimately avoided surgery, investigators found.
UW Medicine has seen a 65% decrease in total surgeries over a 12-week span of the virus, said Douglas Wood, surgery chair at the UW School of Medicine.
Of all the data captured, the greatest variability was between surgeons, the study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, showed.
The suspect, an abnormal, fused protein, gathers enzymes that drive uncontrolled cell growth.
Implanting replacement aortic valves via catheter is as good as, or better than, surgery for low-risk patients, new studies show.