Published Jan 21, 2021
Improved screening and surveillance for Barrett’s esophagus are expected to result in better prognosis for many patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma....continue reading
Published Jan 20, 2021
It’s a potential killer. And many of the people who are most susceptible to the disease don’t even know it...continue reading
Published Jan 20, 2021
Specialty: Cancer
Experts from the UF Health Cancer Center in Gainesville, FL explain why we do research and clinical trials for our patients....continue reading
Published Jan 13, 2021
Specialty: Orthopaedics, Specialty: Cancer
The Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute at UF Health is one of the few centers in the world where children with a primary bone tumor near the knee can undergo rotationplasty....continue reading
Published Jan 13, 2021
Specialty: Orthopaedics, Specialty: Cancer
At the UF Health and Orthopaedics Sports Medicine Institute, 3D printing is being used routinely to allow more conservative limb salvage surgery in cancer patients....continue reading
Published Jan 13, 2021
Specialty: Pediatrics
The new coronavirus pandemic has been responsible for more than 1.9 million deaths worldwide and over 350,000 deaths in the United States. In the U.S., children make up about 12% of total cases (2 million children infected so far), with a pediatric hospitalization rate of 1.3% and mortality rate of 0.01%....continue reading
Published Dec 22, 2020
Specialty: Nephrology
Continuous venovenous hemofiltration, or CVVH, is a short-term treatment used in the ICU for patients with acute or chronic renal...continue reading
Published Dec 22, 2020
Specialty: Primary Care, Specialty: Nephrology, Specialty: Rheumatology
Lupus nephritis is a complication of systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE, that can trigger inflammation and cause tissue damage in...continue reading
Published Dec 22, 2020
Although the year 2020 brought challenging shifts to our community and healthcare systems at UF Health, the divisions of cardiology, cardiovascular surgery and vascular surgery continued to provide excellent cardiovascular clinical care and develop new research initiatives....continue reading
Published Dec 21, 2020
University of Florida Department of Surgery welcomed George J. Arnaoutakis, M.D. as their speaker for Grand Rounds on Friday, December 11, 2020 from 7:30 – 8:00 via zoom. Dr. Arnaoutakis is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery as well as the Associate Director of the UF Health Aortic Disease Center at the University of Florida . The topic of discussion is, “Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: Contemporary Management and Future Directions”....continue reading

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