Department of Anesthesiology

Study finds more pleasant-sounding medical device alarms could reduce annoyance without compromising effectiveness

A new study found that making medical device alarms more musical can significantly reduce perceived annoyance without negatively impacting the ability of research participants to learn and remember the alarms.

System offers new option to treat mitral regurgitation

In a novel procedure, the Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute (VHVI) successfully performed the first large-flange Innovalve transcatheter mitral valve replacement.

Study examines social factors and cardiovascular disease risk

Eight social factors were among the top 15 markers of cardiovascular disease risk and could help guide community prevention efforts, according to a new study using machine learning algorithms.

Ed Sherwood, MD, PhD, left, and Warren Sandberg, MD, PhD, pose for a photo after Sherwood received the 2023 Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Mentoring Excellence in Research Award.

VUMC Department of Anesthesiology impacts the 2023 American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting

Members of Vanderbilt’s Department of Anesthesiology impacted the sights and sounds of the latest advances in anesthesiology during the recent 2023 American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting in San Fransisco. 

Blane Hollingsworth, PhD, was the first patient at VUMC to undergo a liver transplant under the protocol for cholangiocarcinoma.

Multidisciplinary care crucial in guiding Vanderbilt employee’s bile duct cancer journey

Blane Hollingsworth became the first patient at Vanderbilt to undergo a liver transplant under the protocol for cholangiocarcinoma, or bile duct cancer.

Four named Master Innovators at Vanderbilt

Richard Caprioli, C. David Weaver, Susan Eagle, and Franz Baudenbacher as Master Innovators at Vanderbilt.

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