Results help identify active surveillance candidates
After a national search, Cleveland Clinic’s Board of Governors has chosen Robert Heyka, MD, a 27-year veteran of the institution’s medical staff, as Chair of the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension.
Insights from 2-D MRS studies have ignited a quest to study chemical changes in large volumes of brain simultaneously using 3-D PEPSI imaging. And they hint at what’s possible with MRS at 7-tesla field strength.
The novel CAREN system allows safe challenging of rehab patients through scenarios in an immersive virtual environment. Early use centers on Parkinson disease and MS, but clinical and research applications may be boundless.
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Cleveland Clinic surgeons share the first known report of the combined use of three advanced operative tools for intractable focal partial epilepsy. Recovery was swift for the 19-year-old patient.
7-tesla MRI imaging is taking neuropsychiatric research into new territory with awe-inspiring resolution — and the story of what’s involved in scanner installation is pretty impressive too.
Jeffrey Ponsky, MD, has rejoined Cleveland Clinic in a newly created role focused on his passion for hands-on clinical innovations. Hear his thoughts on what’s next in minimally invasive surgery.
FMT is a ground-breaking treatment for diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile bacteria. By transferring “healthy” bacteria from a donor into a patient’s intestines, it’s hoped the proper balance of bacteria will be restored.
ESD is being used at a handful of U.S. centers to remove large colonic polyps. Discover more about this approach, which may soon be more widely adopted by surgeons and endoscopists.
For a woman with breast cancer, the prospect of receiving radiation therapy in a single dose during surgery, rather than going through six weeks of radiation treatments, is a welcome one. That possibility is becoming a reality for more women with early-stage breast cancer. Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) applies a single dose of radiation directly to … Read More