This minimally invasive procedure is only available in Alabama at UAB.
The goal of the new UAB study was to assess and compare continence outcomes of women undergoing a first and repeat midurethral sling procedure.
Nephrologists have reported for the first time in medical literature cases of acute kidney injury directly linked with synthetic marijuana use.
UAB physician Basil I. Hirschowitz, M.D., Ph.D., professor emeritus of medicine, physiology and biophysics at UAB, the medical pioneer who invented the first fiber-optic endoscope, passed away Jan. 19, 2013.
Renal replacement therapy performed continuously over 24 hours provides better hemodynamic tolerance, fluid removal in critically ill patients with kidney failure.
Until now, there were no standardized recommendations from the medical community regarding patient selection, surgical preparation, inpatient management and long-term care considerations for mechanical circulatory support patients.
New research co-authored by a University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher has shown that intensive lifestyle interventions, including diet and exercise, have the potential to put Type 2 diabetes into remission and eliminate the need for medication in some cases.
Most of this disparity may be due to greater risk factor burden among blacks, including smoking, diabetes and hypertension.