ECMO, or extra corporeal membrane oxygenation, takes on the function of the heart and lungs by routing the patient’s blood into the machine where carbon dioxide is removed and oxygen is added.
Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, has been appointed to a new position in the UAB School of Medicine, senior associate dean for Diversity and Inclusion, beginning April 1.
The School of Medicine’s Huntsville Regional Medical Campus announced a new fund raising initiative, the William B. Deal, M.D., Huntsville Art of Medicine Endowed Scholarship.
Find out how a cyclotron works, and what makes UAB's new cyclotron unique among U.S. academic medical centers.
A project by ophthalmologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will examine whether a partnership with community-based optometrists will improve detection and treatment of glaucoma, especially for high-risk populations.
UAB schools of Engineering and Medicine capitalize on overlapping interests with launch of joint Department of Biomedical Engineering.
The new clinics, located at at Medical West in Bessemer and the Birmingham St. Vincent’s Hospital campus, will provide care for a variety of ocular conditions.
The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.