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Reporter Jan 7 2022

Increase in ATV injuries prompts additional funding to support safety program at Children’s Hospital

Jan. 3, 2022—According to hospital records, there were 100 ATV-related trauma admissions between July 2020 and August 2021. That is up from 2017 when injuries accounted for 69 admissions and were the fifth leading cause of trauma admissions at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Study of fully vaccinated patients with cancer who had breakthrough COVID-19 shows 13% mortality rate

Dec. 24, 2021—New research finds that fully vaccinated patients with cancer who had breakthrough COVID-19 infections remained at high risk for hospitalization and death.

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Patient receives antibodies discovered at Vanderbilt to prevent COVID-19 illness

Dec. 23, 2021—On Dec. 22, Caroline Davis of Nashville became the first patient at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to receive injections of a new antibody combination to protect her from COVID-19.

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Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Community Service Day benefits Second Harvest Food Bank

Dec. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt Department of Orthopaedics clinicians and staff gathered at Second Harvest Food Bank recently to help package dry and refrigerated food as part of the third annual Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Community Service Day.

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Study finds apixaban (Eliquis) is preferable to rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for stroke prevention, reduced bleeding complications

Dec. 21, 2021—  by Jill Clendening There is strong evidence that the medication apixaban (Eliquis) is preferable to rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), with both reduced rates of severe bleeding complications as well as strokes, according to study published Dec. 21 in JAMA. An estimated 3 million to 6 million persons...

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New Clinician Spotlight: Katherine Walsh

Dec. 21, 2021—Katherine Walsh, MD, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology.

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“Atlas” of lung development may aid efforts to heal premature lungs

Dec. 20, 2021—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have constructed a single-cell “atlas” of lung development that tracks multiple cell types over time.

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