Physician Update Summer 2012
It took two days of multi-D surgery to overcome.
Articles in this Issue
The crack that Joshua Jordan heard as he sneezed was the first sign that something was wrong. What eventually followed was two days of multidisciplinary surgery to remove a massive retroperitoneal tumor.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Islet transplants are a godsend.
Skull Base Surgery
A Johns Hopkins surgeon takes advantage of a natural space above the jawbone to reach a brain tumor.
For people with pacemakers or defibrillators, a careful protocol allows them to undergo magnetic resonance imaging.
Historically, fewer that 7% of highly HLA-sensitized patients have been candidates for a kidney transplant. At Johns Hopkins, 98% of such patients can receive the surgery thanks to a well-documented protocol.
Gynecology and Obstetrics
Johns Hopkins' Nutrition in Pregnancy Clinic targets a host of risks for both mother and baby.