UAB surgeons patched mitral and tricuspid valve leaks, which eliminated Terry Maddox’s fluid retention and got her congestive heart failure to drop from a Class 4 to Class 1.
Jamie Moody still counts her time in the surgery residency program in months. But she’s already a legend in the making and November’s Employee of the Month.
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.
Physicians embarked on a rare operation in an effort to save the lives of one Georgian, one Alabamian.
Valve-in-valve treatments are becoming more necessary as patients get older and outlive their original replacement heart valves.
Wrong shipment of mice led to estrogen breakthrough in trauma survival.
A drug derived from female hormones that may help soldiers survive major blood loss on a battlefield will undergo first human testing at UAB.
The Division of Otolaryngology in the Department of Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine will become the Department of Otolaryngology on October 1, 2015.
UAB is leading a team of researchers in a trial to combat blood pressure risk factors.