With the largest worldwide experience in ileal pouch-anal anastomosis redos, Cleveland Clinic’s success rate remains high with > 82 percent functional at 10-year follow-up. Here’s an inside look at what makes the program tick.
Differentiation is the main physiologic control on cell growth and division in metazoa. Noncytotoxic differentiation treatment can spare normal stem cells and circumvent mutational apoptosis defects in cancer cells.
When discussing prognosis and treatment options with older leukemia patients, should the focus be on the 10 percent who will survive long-term or the 90 percent who won’t? By trying to prepare patients, do doctors risk dashing their hopes? Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS, Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Leukemia Program, mulls those difficult questions in his New York Times column.
Optimal outcomes from bone and soft-tissue sarcomas are possible only with a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach that takes advantage of the most advanced medical and surgical therapies.
Two studies show that a new combination immunotherapy regimen can produce remission in some patients and improve survival in metastatic melanoma and kidney cancer.
Aggressive measures are called for in cases of systemic lupus erythematosus retinal vasculitis. Without accurate diagnosis and treatments, stakes are high, including the risk of major vision loss.
Diabetic patients have many characteristics that can complicate ankle fracture treatment, but physicians taking an aggressive, multifaceted approach can address the major causes of failure
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.
Researcher studies what happens at the molecular and cellular levels when genetic mutations affecting cilia result in diseases that lead to the death of rod and cone photoreceptors in the eye.
Adolescent athletes and their parents want to know if and when they can return to play after spine fusion surgery. The news is increasingly — but not always — what they’re hoping to hear.