UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine has two exercise studies underway, one for patients needing joint replacement and one to boost muscle in seniors.
UAB surgeons performed a record 385 transplants in 2016, and more than 33,600 transplants were performed nationwide.
ERAS, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, is making a big difference for UAB surgical patients.
A meeting for advice on a business matter turned into “a moment of divine intervention,” leading one Birmingham man to become a living donor.
UAB is the only hospital in Alabama to perform 500 TAVR cases.
Divyank Saini is one of 17 employees who interpret lab samples to determine whether living- and deceased-donor transplants are possible. Now he is a donor in the world’s longest kidney transplant chain.
Mississippi man transplanted at UAB is only the eighth HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplant recipient in the United States since implementation of the HOPE Act.
Helen Krontiras M.D., professor of Surgery and director of the UAB Breast Health Center, has been named director of the Division of Surgical Oncology.
A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is the 15th leading cause of death in the country, and the 10th leading cause of death in men older than 55.
A UAB study says the rate of yoga-related injuries is going up, especially in older participants.