When medicine does not ease an enlarged prostate, known also as BPH, a common surgery with few risks is often used.
His doctor had darker suspicions.
The Health Dept. is looking into the public hospital’s use of unlicensed technicians during some bariatric surgeries.
New York’s Bellevue Hospital performs thousands of the lucrative surgeries a year, even on Rikers Island prisoners and other inappropriate patients.
Researchers said they found signs of organ rejection, which the genetically modified tissue was supposed to prevent.
A new study describes a method for faster and more precise diagnoses, which can help surgeons decide how aggressively to operate.
The first patient to receive such an organ died after two months. “At least now I have hope,” the second recipient said before the surgery.
The number of procedures rose to roughly 13,000 in 2019 from about 4,550 in 2016 as access broadened, researchers estimated.
In two experiments, researchers implanted the organs into brain-dead patients for extended periods, raising hopes for a new supply of donor organs.
One of the world’s most visible public faces in the war on breast cancer, she helped reshape both the doctor’s role and the patient’s.