Author: Matt Batcheldor
Nov. 13, 2019—VUMC is launching a living liver donor transplant program, significantly increasing the number of available organs for life-saving transplants.
Nov. 7, 2019—VUIMC will be the first in the state to offer a minimally invasive, non-surgical alternative for patients with emphysema.
Sep. 30, 2019—More than 500 nurse practitioners and physician assistants from 42 states came to Vanderbilt University Medical Center from Sept. 9 to 13 for the eighth annual ACNP/PA Critical Care Boot Camp.
Sep. 19, 2019—Heat therapy has been shown to lower high blood pressure in patients with a rare condition called supine hypertension, or elevated blood pressure when lying down, according to preliminary results of a Vanderbilt study.
Sep. 12, 2019—VUMC is expanding its ECMO program from its longtime home in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) to the Medical (MICU) and Trauma Intensive Care units.
Aug. 20, 2019—A new Vanderbilt study documents the great incentive for current smokers to quit.
Aug. 15, 2019—People with Microvascular disease were associated with a nearly four times greater likelihood of amputation compared to people without it, according to a new Vanderbilt study.