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Fall 2014

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Comprehensive Genetic Services

At UW Health, researchers and clinicians are focusing more attention on how genetic information affects clinical care and are working with patients and their families to better understand how genetics can affect their lives. Learn about the genetic testing available through several UW Health programs


Neurology & Neurosurgery

UW Health's Pituitary Tumor Clinic

Accurate diagnosis and treatment decisions can be difficult for pituitary tumors. Through UW Health's Pituitary Tumor Clinic, physician specialists determine the best care management plan for each patient. Learn about the pituitary team and how to refer patients



Highly Advanced Care for Babies at Level IV NICU

A world-class resource for newborns requiring highly complex surgical or medical intervention is now open at UW Health's American Family Children's Hospital. Learn about the new Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the services available for premature and full-term neonatal infants requiring the very highest level of care

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Lung Transplant: Successful Option for End Stage Cystic Fibrosis Patients

UW Health's Lung Transplant Program provides multidisciplinary, research-based care for a wide variety of patients, including those who suffer from cystic fibrosis. Read about the program's success in treating patients with cystic fibrosis

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Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Approaches to Wound Healing

Research by Ray Vanderby, PhD, is bringing him closer to the promise of regenerative medicine in orthopedics and helping to find strategies for restoring damaged tissue to normal function. Learn about Dr. Vanderby's research interests

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Clever Twist on a Clinical Trial Regime May Open Bone Marrow Transplants to More Patients

Treatment options for people with hematological disorders such as leukemia have increased over the years, but there remain frustratingly few options. Learn more about the procedure

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Heart, Vascular and Thoracic

New Cardiac Arrest Prevention Program Builds on Years of Expertise and Research

For approximately 25 percent of people who develop heart disease, their first warning is a cardiac arrest. With a new program, UW Health specialists are looking to reduce this statistic. Learn how the Cardiac Arrest Prevention Program combines expertise and a personalized approach to create more effective health care delivery

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New Facial Nerve Clinic Offers Coordinated Care for Chronic Facial Paralysis
Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Printable Option for UW Health Physician Directory Now Available
CME Course Update



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