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Barnes-Jewish, Washington University, VATS to Air on Discovery Channel

  • March 1, 2010
  • Number of views: 4552

While Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgeries (VATS) made its St. Louis debut in 2005 with Traves Crabtree, MD. cardiothoracic surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, VATS at Barnes-Jewish will make its national debut on the Discovery Channel, which will feature Dr. Crabtree and the procedure, Saturday, March 6 at 7 a.m. on “Discovery Health CME.”

Nurses Show Appreciation to Siteman Patient

  • February 23, 2010
  • Number of views: 4515

Nurses and staff from the Siteman Cancer Center infusion area showed their appreciation February 16 to a patient who came up with a creative way to help out friends who’ve helped him during a difficult cancer fight.

Breaking Barriers in Mammography Screening

  • February 22, 2010
  • Number of views: 4407

Often an uninsured woman in St. Louis experiences a delay in receiving care after discovering a change in her breast or being told she needs follow-up for an abnormal breast exam or mammogram.

Barnes-Jewish Emergency Docs Help in Haiti

  • February 18, 2010
  • Number of views: 4195

Caleb Trent, MD, and Chet Schrader, MD, Barnes-Jewish emergency department residents talk about their aid trip to Haiti.

Kidney/pancreas transplant increases dramatically at Barnes-Jewish

  • February 8, 2010
  • Number of views: 3924

Barnes-Jewish Hospital has increased the volume of combined kidney-pancreas transplants performed by 80 percent in 2009.

Heart Disease Preventable

  • February 8, 2010
  • Number of views: 4221
In many cases, heart disease is preventable. Doctors feel this way because there are modifiable risk factors people can do in their daily lives to reduce their risk.

Correction: "Innovate, Winter 2010" Publication

  • February 5, 2010
  • Number of views: 4302

The article, “Level 1 Trauma Center Designation” (page 12, Innovate, winter 2010, printed version) incorrectly stated that Barnes-Jewish Hospital was currently designated as a Level 1 trauma center for Illinois and Arkansas.

Surgeons at Barnes-Jewish Perform 1,000th da Vinci Case

  • February 1, 2010
  • Number of views: 6680

Surgeons at Barnes-Jewish Hospital hit a milestone in January with their 1,000th robotic surgery case using the da Vinci surgical system.

Barnes-Jewish ER Physician Lives “Dream Come True” at KMOX

  • January 29, 2010
  • Number of views: 4251

While Dr. Joe Primrose is a mainstay of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital emergency department since 1993, he is perhaps more familiar to listeners of KMOX radio as a contributor to their health coverage since 2007.

FDA Approves VAD Used at Barnes-Jewish for Destination Therapy

  • January 20, 2010
  • Number of views: 4779

Physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital can expand use of a device targeted at helping heart failure patients survive long term, thanks to a decision today by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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