In the setting of prior mitral valve replacement, the challenge of repairing left ventricular outflow tract obstruction lies in widening the outflow tract without removing the prosthetic valve.
Though this study demonstrates a relatively high rate of complications for using BMP in children, further study is needed to establish direct attribution.
The treatment of vasculitis has evolved significantly over the past 20 years, in some instances providing physicians and patients with a diverse range of options. With these options come questions of when to use these different therapies and how to weigh their risks and benefits.
As a physician-scientist, Dr. Erzurum sees the value in teaming laboratory researchers with physician specialists to develop new approaches to care that will have a more immediate impact on patients.
The ICU can be a scary place for children to visit with its sensory overload of sights, sounds and smells – plus a sick relative. Cleveland Clinic created a program to help children of adult patients cope.
In this case of severe nonresolving LHC in a young woman, surgical drainage proved to be a relatively simple treatment that achieved excellent clinical and cosmetic outcomes.
The cancer research “dream teams” organized and funded by Stand Up to Cancer unite scientists across disciplines and specialties to accelerate the development of innovative therapies. Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center oncologist Vamsi Velcheti, MD, joins the Lung Cancer Dream Team to work on immunotherapy-related biomarkers.
Study finds placebo works as well as amitriptyline and topiramate for children and adolescents with migraines. More than half improved, but drug arms saw more side effects: altered mood, fatigue and dry mouth.
Preliminary results of our postop pain management study are exceptionally promising, suggesting no deep infections or nerve injuries in the catheter group.
Ureterocalicostomy is an option for preserving renal function in patients who have failed all other treatments for UPJO. Performed robotically, the procedure produces the same outcomes as open surgery with less morbidity.