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The Cutting Edge - Cutting Edge Spring 2011
Cutting Edge Spring 2011
Joan Calhoun before (above) and after (right): “I feel like I got a second chance at life,” she says. “I embraced it and I ran with it.”
Articles in this Issue
Johns Hopkins surgeons repair a patient's paraesophageal hernia and improve her chances of a long-term successful outcome by coupling the procedure with bariatric surgery.
The Surgeon Speaks
Combining a patient's hernia repair with bariatric surgery was gastrointestinal surgeon Anne Lidor's idea.
Starting this July, nurse practitioners and physician assistants will become even more instrumental to the patients we serve.
Teams at Work: Advanced Practitioners
Advanced practitioners have held increasingly prominent roles in patient care at Hopkins for years.
The stories of four Hopkins physicians.
Changing Lives Through Research
A technique that allows vascular surgeons to reverse blood flow away from the brain is the focus a new clinical trial.
On the Job
Q and A with John Hundt.
Those Who Give
Patient Rosemary Carlson organized a "Baryard Blowout" to raise money for Johns Hopkins' breast cancer patient support program.
News blurbs from across the Department of Surgery.