Abdominal Wall Surgery: Redefining Expertise for an Emerging Specialty
Columbia Hernia Center surgeons present factors that are changing the surgical landscape for hernia repair from open operations to minimally invasive approaches.
Benefits of Colonic Stents as a Bridge to Surgery
Weill Cornell Medicine surgical oncologist and colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. Heather Yeo, and her team conduct the first study to use propensity score matching comparing colonic stenting with immediate resection.
Familial Pancreatic Cancer: Confronting the Risk
Columbia gastroenterologists discuss hereditary cancer syndromes associated with pancreatic cancer and approaches to identify risk.
Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Guidelines for Discussing Patient Expectations
Columbia orthopedic faculty conduct a study outlining the patient perspective on what constitutes improvements in outcomes related to pain relief and improved function.
Augmenting Repair Where the Tendon Meets the Bone
Columbia’s orthopedic researchers define tendon enthesis mechanical properties critical for a durable attachment.
How Melanoma Prepares Lymph Nodes for Metastases
Weill Cornell Medicine cancer researchers uncover protein released in exosomes secreted by melanoma cells that leads to lymphangiogenesis.
Promising Treatment Emerges for Recurrent Glioblastoma
Columbia neuro-oncologist leads international phase 2 trial of selinexor, the first of a new class of anticancer drugs.
Laser Ablation: An Emerging Treatment for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
Neurosurgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia report on this minimally invasive approach that can be highly effective for select patients.
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