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.
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.
Caleb Trent, MD, and Chet Schrader, MD, Barnes-Jewish emergency department residents talk about their aid trip to Haiti.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital has increased the volume of combined kidney-pancreas transplants performed by 80 percent in 2009.
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 Hospital hit a milestone in January with their 1,000th robotic surgery case using the da Vinci surgical system.
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.
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).
While the death of Chicago Bears’ defensive end Gaines Adams at age 26 comes as a shock, sudden cardiac death in young athletes happens in around 75 young athletes annually.