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UAB is the only hospital in the state to offer the minimally invasive MitraClip procedure to aid patients suffering from mitral regurgitation.
A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
UAB Medicine Urgent Care clinic will treat non-emergency conditions in patients ages 18 and older seven days a week.
The Journal of Biological Chemistry recognizes UAB scientists’ paper on exosomes, particles that change the behavior of cells, while the research team examines shutting down tumor growth.
The conference is a comprehensive postgraduate course for all those involved in the care of neonates, children and young adults with cardiovascular disease.
The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.
UAB Heart and Vascular Services is celebrating heart month with events at UAB Hospital.
Physicians and staff spent three days and nights in-hospital during the South’s recent winter storm to ensure success of a kidney transplant chain that stands at 13 and counting.
Becker’s Hospital Review ranked hospitals based on comprehensiveness of programs, quality of care offered.
Pediatric medical research is poised to take a giant step forward as new federal legislation establishes the implementation of network sites across the United States studying various diseases.
Early registration ends Jan. 31 for The Bruce A. Harris Symposium: Progress in OB/GYN 2014 for Physicians and Nurses to be held 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 20-21 in The Wynfrey Hotel at Riverchase Galleria.
Preparation for an innovative, complex UAB program has been years in the making, and up to 30 “hard-to-match” patients are expected to receive organs this year.
Hundreds of the nation’s top physicians practice at UAB, according to the latest edition of the Best Doctors in America® database.
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Medical device advice: home blood pressure machines and the who, what and when of digital thermometers.

UAB kicks off a nine-day blood drive at UAB Hospital and Highlands Hospital.

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UAB cardiologists available at Acton Road for diagnostic evaluation, consultation in neighborhood setting with no physician referral required.

Medical professionals worldwide can turn to a new UAB online learning channel for the latest in continuing education.

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Thanksgivukkah: Rare calendar event means first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving this year, setting up for an exciting celebration, educational opportunity.
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Weakened immune systems due to diseases like cancer cause increased risk of severe complications from the flu virus — experts advise vaccine shot, not mist.

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