Kidney cancer patients who had only their tumor removed had better survival than patients who had their entire kidney removed, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
“The Mayor’s doing well. He’s looking forward to being back in the office,” said Chief-of-Staff Kirk Lewis.
The Mayor’s office says Bing was addmitted Wednesday afternoon Henry Ford Hospital as “a simple precaution” after experiencing some discomfort.
The surgery was needed to repair a perforation of the intestines. Mayor Bing is expected to remain hospitalized for five to seven days.
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Columbia, Md.-based Impulse Monitoring Inc. said that its intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring systems have been chosen by Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.
Up close and personal in the operating room. WWJ’s Pat Sweeting was there as doctors operated with the help of a revolutionary new tool.
Detroit Tigers reliever Joel Zumaya will delay surgery on his ailing right elbow for six more weeks in an effort to see if he can pitch this season.
Henry Ford Hospital was the first hospital world-wide to use a new, robotically controlled ultrasound probe to remove a cancerous tumor from a kidney.
Grand Rapids-based Priority Health is leading the chorus of health care organizations calling for smart health care and better outcomes. A new Web-based tool allows members to evaluate care options prior to choosing surgery.