The biology of how blood vessels in the retina and choroid develop is helping scientists examine abnormal angiogenesis and how to identify potential therapeutic approaches to prevent or reverse it.
How Did Cleveland Clinic’s Urology Program Rise to No. 1?
Putting patients first in every aspect of medical care delivery — from employee hiring and training to treatment and research focus — is the key to Cleveland Clinic’s superior national ranking in urology.
Quality Improvement at Core of Hernia Center’s Agenda
Cleveland Clinic’s Hernia Center is pioneering advances in the field of hernia surgery, standardizing approaches to disease while improving quality and reducing costs. Discover how we’re leading the charge.
Nurse Creates Tool to Track Fall Risks in Cancer Patients
Using a decade of research on falls in cancer patients, a Cleveland Clinic nurse developed a tool for predicting falls risks. It could help reduce the number of falls in hospitalized patients.
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Radiation a Danger to Patients and Physicians Alike
With today’s many imaging modalities, it’s easy to forget that the effects of radiation are dose-dependent and cumulative, posing a danger for interventionalists as well as patients.
Cleveland Clinic Children’s Addresses Growing Demand for Integrative Medicine
Addressing lifestyle and emotional needs as well as medical issues improves a child’s quality of life. Integrative medicine helps reduce the frequency of disease episodes, decrease stress related to chronic illness, and more.
Management of New or Worsening Urinary Infections in Continent Urostomies/Ileocystoplasty
Discovering the cause of recurrent urinary tract infections in patients with continent diversions requires knowledge of the reservoir to identify etiology of urinary stasis
Giant Cell Tumor of Bone: Benign but Still Worthy of Vigilance
Giant cell tumor of bone is a nonmalignant but locally aggressive lesion. Vigilant follow-up after tumor removal is a cornerstone of the Cleveland Clinic’s approach to management.
Applying Retinal Regeneration in Zebrafish to Humans
Zebrafish are naturally able to heal damaged retinas and prevent scarring that can lead to loss of vision. Cleveland Clinic researchers hope to learn how to replicate that process in the human eye.
Positive Early Results for Immune Checkpoint Blockade
Immune checkpoint inhibitors are showing promise in advanced renal, lung and skin cancers, temporarily inhibiting modulating mechanisms in patients’ immune systems to allow a robust response against cancer cells.