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An interview with Marc Bessler, MD, Chief of the Division of Minimal Access/Bariatric Surgery and Director of the Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery.
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 Transplant physicians and care team members, both past and present, with Jennifer in April 2020, 50 years after she donated a kidney to her sister. (Image courtesy of NYP)
Jennifer’s story is evidence of the lasting impact of kidney donation. Her sister lived for 16 years beyond transplant, an utterly remarkable amount of time in those days. And 50 years after the fact, Jennifer brought her kids and grandkids to New York to reconnect with the transplant program that extended her sister’s life.
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Endocrinologists Dr. Hyesoo Lowe and Dr. Tirissa J. Reid discuss some of the treatments that medicine can offer a person with obesity
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Luisa and her cousins selling lemonade on Long Beach Island.
Empathy is a thing best learned through practice. The act of giving itself is contagious. That's why 5-year-old Luisa wanted to follow in her parent's philanthropic footsteps and have a lemonade stand where the earnings went to helping sick kids at NYP/Columbia.
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Medical care in 2022 had all the ups and downs, ins and outs we have come to expect from this pandemic era. But our collective dedication to strive towards the best possible care, most effective treatments, and innovations that grow access and confidence only expanded further. Here, we reflect on some incredible moments, exciting discoveries, and amazing people who led the way.
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Nigeria has virtually zero pediatric heart care, yet one in every 100 children have congenital heart disease. A mission led by the VOOM foundation and pediatric heart surgeon Dr. Andrew Goldstone brought life-saving heart surgery to over a dozen Nigerian children this fall. And their resilience is an inspiration.
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Breast surgeons can use two different techniques when performing lumpectomy. And it turns out that one is not better than the other, it's the surgeon's preference and technique that matters.
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While Alan considers himself lucky to have caught it early, he shares some important lessons learned
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We interviewed Tomoaki Kato, MD, about what's new in liver treatment, and there have been big changes. Dr. Kato discusses everything from the rise in liver cancer to the cure for hepatitis C to advancements in surgery. There's a lot to be excited about and much to know.
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