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In the following video, Dr. Lloyd Ratner addresses some common questions and concerns about the kidney donation and transplantation process.
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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center has appointed Tomoaki Kato, MD, Professor of Surgery, as Chief of the Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation.
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A recent study shows that Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is as good as open surgery for the treatment of aortic stenosis.
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Novel use of weight loss surgery may help patients debilitated by gastroparesis.
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A majority of children who had received liver transplants from their parents were able to stop anti-rejection (immunosuppressant) medication in an encouraging study at three transplant centers.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

New Cocktail Boosts Recovery from Hepatitis C

For someone with liver disease, a cocktail is normally a forbidden luxury. But in some cases, it may be just what the doctor ordered. Two recently approved medications are now being combined with traditional treatments to form a powerful new drug cocktail, improving the outcomes among patients with this challenging disease.
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Dr. Lee makes an appearance on the Dr. Oz Show to discuss how doctors detect thyroid cancer in patients.
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