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The accidental kidney donor

  • November 30, 2009
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Toni Brookhouse needed to have a healthy kidney removed because of complications from a previous surgery. Rather than discard a healthy organ, she chose to donate it to a complete stranger in Maryland.

Radiation Oncology Bell Ringing Signifies Patient Milestones

  • November 25, 2009
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Siteman Cancer Center patients "ring bell" to mark end of cancer treatment.

EDITORIAL: New Breast Screening Recommendations

  • November 18, 2009
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Barbara Monsees, MD, chief of breast imaging at Siteman Cancer Center, on the current breast screening controversy

Siteman Physicians Disagree With New Breast Screening Recommendations

  • November 16, 2009
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New breast cancer screening recommendations are raising many questions for women, with some physicians concerned it will lead to fewer women screened annually.

Off-pump heart bypass can be successful

  • November 9, 2009
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Cardiac Surgeon Dr. Jennifer Lawton at Barnes Jewish Hospital is a proponent of the off pump method and says it works for her patients: 'There's a lower blood transfusion rate with off-pump surgery, and the patients are discharged approximately one day sooner."

"Explore Transplant" educates patients on kidney transplant options

  • November 9, 2009
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Waterman's program, "Explore Transplant," starts with having nurses or social workers sit down with patients to talk about what's important to them in their lives — rather than the medical research on transplantation, she said. The idea is to determine what motivates patients and how ready they are to consider surgery.

Siteman Smokeout for Life Helps Smokers “Kick the Habit”

  • November 3, 2009
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Barnes-Jewish Patient First in St. Louis to Receive Artificial Heart

  • November 2, 2009
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Barnes-Jewish OB/GYN treats West African women with fistulas

  • November 2, 2009
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Dr. Wall has devoted his life to helping these most voiceless of the voiceless, promoting the $300 surgeries that repair fistulas and typically return the patients to full health.

Barnes-Jewish Urologist Featured on Discovery Health

  • September 18, 2009
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Barnes-Jewish Urologist Featured on Discovery Health

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