School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute faculty member co-led multisite clinical trial that led to FDA approval.... Read MoreSurgery
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Up to 22 percent of surgical patients experience unexpected complications and must be readmitted for post-operative care. A study led by the University of Utah suggests that returning to the same hospital is important for recovery. Readmission to a different hospital was associated with a 26 percent increased risk for dying within 90 days. The results, published in The Lancet, have implications for patients who take part in domestic medical tourism programs. ... Read MoreSurgery
Cardiac Recovery Experts Collide at University of Utah Symposium ... Read MoreSurgery
University of Utah Hospital Among First Selected for American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program
University of Utah Hospital is one of 35 hospitals in the country selected to participate in the American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program. ... Read MoreSurgery
Procedure is one of several historic firsts performed at University of Utah Health Care's transplant program.... Read MoreSurgery
A University of Utah study shows for the first time that continuous infusion benzodiazepines - a class of sedatives that includes lorazepam and midazolam, once considered the standard of care in the ICU - are linked to an increased likelihood of death among patients who receive mechanical ventilation, when compared to the sedative propofol. ... Read MoreSurgery