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Surgical Volume Improves Patient Outcomes — But Should Related Procedures Count?

U-M Surgical Resident Kyle Sheetz and team examine how surgeons who perform more surgeries have a higher success rate, and they study the unintended consequences of giving these surgeons more patients. May 12, 2020. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Health/Wellness #Surgery


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Which Operations Can Restart First? New Guide Helps Hospitals Decide

The Michigan Value Collaborative utilizes data from hospitals across Michigan in order to find opportunities to reduce variation and spend healthcare dollars more wisely due to the reduced amount of surgeries during the COVID-19 pandemic. May 7, 2020. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Health/Wellness #Surgery #COVID-19


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Anticipating, Managing and Anticipating Again: The Phases of COVID-19 in Surgical Practice

Michigan Medicine's associate chief clinical officer Scott Regenbogen discusses planning surgeries during the COVID-19 pandemic and adapting surgical practices. May 5, 2020. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Health/Wellness #Surgery #COVID-19


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When Prostate Cancer Recurs, Adding Hormone Therapy to Radiation May Harm Men with Low PSA Levels

U-M Rogel Cancer Center associate chair of research Daniel Spratt M.D. et. al. have published an article that describes how adding long term hormone therapy to radiation therapy may do more harm than good for men with low PSA levels. March 26, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Cancer #Surgery #Safety #COVID-19 #IanDemsky #DanielSpratt ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Ultra-precise, Mind-controlled Prosthetic Hand for Amputees via RPNI Neural Interface

U-M Engineering researchers Paul Cederna and Cindy Cheste develop an ultra-precise prosthetic interface technology that gives amputees natural, finger-level control of a robotic hand. March 4, 2020. # #Engineering #video #CollegeofEngineering #HealthandWellness #Technology #Surgery #Medicine #Research #PaulCederna #CindyCheste ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Kidney Donation Connects Police Officers Beyond Line of Duty

Michigan Medicine shares the inspiring story of a local Ann Arbor police officer who donated her kidney to a fellow officer in need. November 26, 2019. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Health/Wellness #Society #Transplant #Surgery


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A Story of Faith: The Pregnant Mother Who Had Cancer, Heart Failure and Two Strokes in One Year

Michigan Medicine Cancer and Cardiovascular experts and surgeons help a pregnant woman through cancer treatments, heart failure, and two strokes, in this incredible journey of strength and resilience. December 23, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Health/Wellness #Cancer #CardiovascularMedicine #Surgery


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Fixing Spina Bifida in the Womb

Michigan Medicine Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician Marjorie Treadwell discusses in-utero spina bifida surgery and highlights the first ever case in Michigan. December 10, 2019. #5mins #CenterforReproductiveMedicine #Medicine #video #Health/Wellness #Science #Surgery #MaternalFetalMedicine ​


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Speeding Up Recovery for Children Undergoing Heart Surgery

Babies and children recovering from surgery often times need chest tubes, which can be painful. Researchers at C.S. Mott's Children Hospital are exploring methods of removal earlier, to speed up recovery time. November 18, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Children #Surgery #KatieBates #BeataMostafavi ​​​​​​​​​


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Understanding Breast Implant Safety

Michigan Medicine surgeon Dr. Edwin Wilkins discusses facts women should know before they decide to opt for breast implants, including risks and data. November 8, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #Surgery #healthcare #IanDemsky #Edwinwilkins ​​​​​​​​​​