A Chinese patient initially diagnosed with lung cancer traveled to Johns Hopkins for a second opinion. Noticing inconsistencies in the patient’s scans, experts brought her case to the gastrointestinal tumor board.
Surgical oncologist Jonathan Greer discusses the case of a patient with colon cancer and Lynch syndrome, a genetic predisposition to different cancer types, who underwent a complex HIPEC procedure to treat the cancer.
Surgical oncologist, Fabian Johnston details the case of a patient with a CDH1 mutation - a rare genetic defect that often requires advanced screening methods to detect and greatly increases a patient’s chances of developing gastric cancer.
Dr. Kimberley Steele uses functional MRI to explore how bariatric surgery alters blood flow to the reward centers of the brain — those areas that are responsible for our desire for food.
An animation explaining the pancreatic auto islet transplantation process with complete removal of the pancreas to treat pancreatitis.
Bloodless medicine and surgery is an alternative to blood transfusion that among other benefits, has been shown to reduce infections and help patients recover faster.
Medical oncologist Adrian Murphy, M.B.B.Ch., Ph.D., and surgical oncologist Richard Burkhart, M.D., discuss the latest medical and surgical options for treating liver tumors caused by metastatic colorectal cancer.
Director of colorectal surgery Jonathan Efron discusses the implementation of the ERAS pathway across the Johns Hopkins Health System and its multiple benefits for patients.
Pediatric neurosurgeon Alan Cohen, M.D., chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins, discusses the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric brain tumors, including minimally invasive surgery and genetic profiling.
Dr. Jin He, assistant professor of surgery, describes the minimally invasive surgical techniques available for patients with liver cancer or a liver tumor, the benefits and who is an ideal candidate.
W. P. Andrew Lee, M.D., Professor, Plastic Surgery, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, presents, Vascularized Composite Allo-transplantation: Potentials and Challenges.
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