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A new method of organ harvesting has led to ethical backlash and prompted discussion over the medical and legal definition of death.
- November 29, 2023
Division Chiefs name the Hollywood actor they'd like to represent them in a movie.
- November 28, 2023
The Department of Surgery is pleased to welcome 16 faculty and 9 staff members this fall.
- November 23, 2023Source: The Hartford Courant
“Here I am going in for a routine eye exam and now all of a sudden I have a possible malignant spot on my lung. I mean talk about shell shock,” she said. Before the time came for the MRI on that Thursday — which didn’t detect anything suspicious — Vanderlick was already speaking with Dr. Sanket Thakore, a pulmonary specialist who treats and diagnoses critical lung conditions with minimally invasive techniques. Thakore immediately discussed taking a biopsy since Vanderlick was already in the hospital, she said. “When you have something suspicious like that you want to know right away about how bad it is,” Vanderlick said. “With this alone, you are already overwhelmed and don’t want a lot of drama or trauma even more than you are already experiencing.” On Friday that same week, Thakore used a new technique called robotic bronchoscopy procedure, and available at YNHH.
- November 17, 2023
Adapted from Dr. Nita Ahuja’s annual State of the Department address, delivered Sept. 7, 2023.
- November 17, 2023
The Yale Department of Surgery is pleased to welcome Sara Pai, MD/PhD, an NIH-funded surgeon-scientist, who has deepened our understanding on how human papillomavirus (HPV) evades the immune system.
- November 16, 2023
The Department of Surgery is proud to announce the establishment of the Section of Reconstructive Oncology.
- November 09, 2023Source: NBC Connecticut
Dr. John Morton discusses if the new injectable weight-loss drugs are having an impact on people choosing bariatric surgery.
- November 09, 2023Source: Medpage Today
Bohdan Pomahac, MD, discusses a combined whole-eye and partial face transplant.
- November 09, 2023Source: Yale Daily News
Following new guidance this year from the American Academy of Pediatrics on treating children with obesity, the News spoke with several researchers and professors about what the change might mean for bariatric surgeries performed on adolescents.