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Advances in Orthopedics
Investigating Inflammatory Cytokines in Disc Herniation
Columbia University orthopedic and biomedical engineering faculty demonstrate, for the first time, that severity of disc herniation is associated with changes in circulating levels of inflammatory cytokines in patients with chronic back pain.
Advances in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
Introducing Ultrasound to Control Drug-Resistant Hypertension
Columbia University interventional cardiologists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital are spearheading an international clinical trial that is evaluating the benefit of ultrasound renal denervation for patients with resistant hypertension.
Latest research and innovations
A Breakthrough Radiotherapy Technique for Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine have developed a technique to treat early breast cancers with MRI-guided prone breast radiotherapy.
Facial Nerve Massage as Rescue Treatment for Hemifacial Spasm
A Columbia neurosurgeon specializing in cranial facial disorders shares the outcomes of facial nerve massage for hemifacial spasm refractory to microvascular decompression.
Assessing Long-Term Cancer Risk in Alcohol-Related Liver Disease
An international research team that includes Columbia faculty in gastroenterology and hepatology evaluates the long-term risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in persons with ALD to determine if surveillance is warranted.