Clinical Innovation

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‘Last resort:’ A rare intestine transplant at UW Medical Center

A 26-year-old Pierce County woman received a rare intestine, liver and pancreas transplant at University of Washington Medical Center last month, the first for an adult in the Northwest.

Dr. Nahush Mokadam, cardiovascular surgery and transplantation, performs heart transplant surgery on patient Christopher Marshall at UW Medical Center.

UW Medical Center is first in Pacific Northwest to discharge a Total Artificial Heart patient

Dr. Nahush Mokadam, cardiovascular surgery and transplantation, performs heart transplant surgery on patient Christopher Marshall at UW Medical Center.

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Training the next generation of surgeons

What personal qualities lead to professional excellence in surgery?

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Antibiotics instead of appendectomy? UW study may be ‘game changer’

UW researchers will begin recruiting patients in May for a nearly $13 million, five-year study to determine whether antibiotics alone are better than surgery to treat uncomplicated appendicitis, which sends 300,000 Americans rushing to emergency surgery each year.

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Could crowdsourcing end logjam of surgical skills evaluations?

Studies lend rationale to letting Amazon marketplace score doctors on technical prowess

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New book ID’s 44 surgeries ‘essential’ to human health

Global access to these procedures is as desirable and cost-effective as immunizations, authors say