94-year-old Wade Gladden came to UAB with only 20 percent heart function, but physicians put a monthslong plan in place to restore function — and the Gadsden resident hit every mark along the way.
Donald Rabren came in to have open-heart surgery until a surgeon discovered great risk in continuing and elected to close him up and do a different procedure three days later.
Many UAB physicians from a variety of specialties appear on the prestigious Newsweek Top Cancer Doctors 2015 list.
Narrowing of aortic arch, infant’s otherwise good health prompt physicians to move Baby JJ’s Glenn procedure up one month.
Charles W. Hoopes, M.D., is the new chief of the Section of Thoracic Transplantation, where he will lead efforts in heart and lung transplantation, as well as artificial heart and lung devices.
UAB Hospital is first in the United States to implant new Evaheart device as part of the US Pivotal Trial to test L-VAD for patients with severe congestive heart failure.
UAB has been selected to join the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network.
Robert Cerfolio, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery, launched a program at Sidney Lanier to introduce students to the broad field of medicine.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the James K. Kirklin, M.D., Endowed Lectureship and other faculty appointments during its Nov. 8 meeting.
James Kirklin, M.D., elected to position on the American Heart Association’s Greater Southeast Affiliate Board of Directors.