Physician Update - Physician Update Winter 2010
Physician Update Winter 2010
Back in action again, Fisher Howe says he could even play tennis if he wants to. The only thing stopping him now is a recently acquired condition he calls FOF, “fear of falling.”
Articles in this Issue
When a 95-year-old patient asked for a valve surgery so he could live to 100, one heart team found a way to say yes.
Stuart Russell, clinical chief of heart failure and transplantation, explains the new multidisciplinary clinic.
How one neurologist found the right explanation for an elderly patient's paresthesias.
When patients with circulatory problems visit vascular surgeon Thomas Reifsnyder, he finds a way to save their threatened limbs over 95 percent of the time.
Accurate diagnosis of some cancers can be elusive. Here's why Johns Hopkins reviewed 30,000 pathology reports last year alone.
Increasingly, women facing breast reconstruction also ask if their sensation can be maintained. Surgeon Gedge Rosson says the field has made a start.
Mary Ann Ayd, managing editor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ramsey Flynn, editor