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March 3, 2021
Mind Over Matter
One stroke patient's journey to help researchers understand if brain implants connected to a robotic arm brace can help him…and eventually other survivors…restore movement.
March 2, 2021
Receiving Pennsylvania’s First Robotic Aortic Valve Replacement Saved My Life
Facing heart failure, Brian Martin made a life-saving decision to get heart valve replacement after reflecting on the final words of his late father.
February 26, 2021
Effort Aims to Improve Life for Patients With a Rare Disease
Cross-disciplinary team of students and faculty working with those battling Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.
February 16, 2021
Sleeping Soundly: Is There Really a Surgery to Stop Your Snoring?
Loud snoring is just a nuisance for some. But for others, it could pose some serious health issues.
December 29, 2020
Gastric Sleeve Surgery Reveals Rare Cancer Recurrence For New Jersey Mom
Cristin Polizzi overcame a rare form of cancer and may have never known of its recurrence if it wasn’t for weight loss surgery. Now she enjoys a new lease on life with her daughter.
December 10, 2020
A Survival Story: How One Man Beat the Dire Odds of Pancreatic Cancer
Joseph Derillo knew the odds of surviving this deadly cancer were low, but enduring a complex Whipple procedure and chemotherapy saved his life.
December 8, 2020
How One Woman’s Weight-Loss Surgery Helped Her Save Her Father’s Life
New Jersey resident Diane Juliano could have never predicted the victories that would follow her successful weight-loss surgery and management.
November 23, 2020
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Causes and How to Ease the Pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome affects millions of Americans every year. But what exactly is it? And how is it treated?
November 2, 2020
Cross-Country Flight During COVID-19, and Great Surgical Results
Minimally invasive HoLEP procedure, considered the gold-standard surgery for enlarged prostate, is unavailable in California. So, despite the pandemic, John Steinberg flew to Philadelphia.
September 3, 2020
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Endovascular Arteriovenous
For someone experiencing kidney failure, dialysis is a lifesaver. Until very recently, open surgery was the only method available for creating the preferred dialysis access, an arteriovenous fistula.
August 11, 2020
Joint Replacement Surgery Helps Patients Reclaim the Little Things in Life
Cynthia and Roger both experienced some initial anxiety about undergoing surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re both grateful they moved forward.