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Physician Update - Physician Update Fall 2012

Physician Update Fall 2012

Physician Update

It’s come full circle. At the close of the historic Hopkins procedure, visiting Japanese surgeon Haruhiro Inoue (far left), first to apply NOTES for achalasia to patients, stands beside Anthony Kalloo, the approach’s pioneer.
Endoscopy Into the Breach
Hopkins begins a new approach to achalasia

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It’s come full circle. At the close of the historic Hopkins procedure, visiting Japanese surgeon Haruhiro Inoue (far left), first to apply NOTES for achalasia to patients, stands beside Anthony Kalloo, the approach’s pioneer.

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Breast Reconstruction

  • For women in need of breast reconstruction, Johns Hopkins offers an array of options that do not involve removing muscle from the abdominal wall or elsewhere.

Gynecology

  • A single-incision laparoscopic operation for hysterectomy allows for quicker recovery, no obvious scar and a low risk of complication.

Neurosurgery

  • Brain cancers, particularly gliomas, are some of the most difficult to treat, but Johns Hopkins is on track to begin three clinical trials testing glioma vaccines.

Psychiatry

Vascular Surgery

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