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Dr. Sunil Patel, the chair of neurosurgery at MUSC, discusses trigeminal neuralgia, a rare condition that causes intense pain in the face when no painful stimuli are present, and its surgical treatment.
Dr. Alexander Vandergrift, a neurosurgeon at MUSC, describes removing a nonfunctioning pituitary tumor from a patient through endonasal resection using an endoscope.
Dr. Minoo Kavarana, a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon at MUSC, discusses a new procedure. By placing a reversible pulmonary artery band around a child’s pulmonary artery, surgeons are able to help patients survive longer while they wait ...
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New technologies may incorporate remote monitoring of health data, videoconferencing with patients or syncing with electronic health records.
In recent years, improved mechanical circulatory support devices have become available that can significantly extend the lives of heart failure patients.
MUSC researchers recently published results from a Phase II clinical trial for a novel, oral ATTR-CM therapy called AG10, that was found to be highly effective in halting disease progression.
Results from the COAPT study showed that patients who received the MitraClip® procedure had significantly lower hospitalizations for heart failure within two years compared to those who received standard care.
Cardiovascular genetic testing can improve diagnostic precision and clinical decision-making and provide a patient's family members with potentially life-saving information.
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