Brown Bag Presentation on March 27th
Arthur G. Erdman, Ph.D., will be presenting a "UMN Medical Device Center Tour and Presentation. Everyone will start in the Surgery Conference Room at noon.
5th Annual Arnold S. Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., Endowed Lecture in Pediatric Surgery
Join us on April 14th in 11-157 PWB at 7:45a.m. as Dai H. Chung, M.D. presents "The Future of Surgeon-Scientists".
From the lab to the north woods
Professor Paul Iaizzo makes annual treks to northern Minnesota to visit black bears in their dens to assess their appearances, heart physiology, and take blood samples to understand hibernation and how that could help humans.
Brown Bag Event - UMN Medical Device Center Tour and Presentation
Tour and Presentation by Arthur G. Erdman, Ph.D.
Director of the Medical Device Center
Richard C. Jordan Professor and a Morse Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Appropriate Placement of Patients
Presentation by Judith Eckerle, M.D.
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Latest News for the Department of Surgery
In late February, Surgeon Greg Beilman, M.D., scrubbed in for a surgery that in many ways was both routine and remarkable.
The surgery was routine because it was the 600th such operation University of Minnesota Health doctors and care teams have performed since we pioneered the procedure in 1977. Remarkable because it offers patients with chronic pancreatitis a new chance at a pain-free life.
Read the full article - M Health Blog
Hot lines have emerged for heart attacks and strokes — partly because they help hospitals vie to be the first choice for treatment — but this is a Twin Cities first for aortic conditions. “Within 5 to 10 minutes, we have all the ducks in a row,” said Dr. Gabriel Loor, a U cardiothoracic surgeon.
Other metro hospitals treat aortic conditions, but the U is considered a top center because of its specialists and inventory of grafts to patch up most any size of aortic injury.
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