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July 23, 2020

The Center for Dialysis Innovation earns acclaim for a porous synthetic graft intended to make the blood-cleansing process safer and more reliable.

April 22, 2020

Hands-on skills such as physical exams are being taught via Zoom to small groups.

October 15, 2019

An Amazon Echo or Google Home device can use white noise to soothe sleeping babies and detect breathing abnormalities.

May 17, 2019

In tests of anatomically representative phantoms, virtual reality sped procedures and meant reduced X-ray radiation exposure for patients.

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

October 3, 2018

It was a big day for UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and other local medical science leaders at GeekWire Summit 2018, a Seattle present-meets-future technology conference.

December 8, 2017

"The app is able to be a lot more accurate and detect more subtle changes than the human eye can, even that of a practiced clinician," said Dr. Lynn McGrath, a UW Medicine neurological surgery resident.

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.

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. 

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