The number of Americans diagnosed with concussions is growing, most significantly in adolescents. UCSF researchers recommend that adolescents be prioritized for ongoing work in concussion education, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
UCSF Health doctors have performed a first-of-its-kind elbow transplant between the same patient's arms. Experts say the surgery could transform treatment for trauma patients, injured veterans and others with elbow and joint conditions.
Sharmila Majumdar has been awarded the 2016 Gold Medal of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine for her innovative contributions to the development of quantitative imaging methods.
UCSF surgeons performed the first Osseoanchored Prosthesis for the Rehabilitation of Amputees surgery in the U.S. – a surgery that will allow an external prosthesis to be anchored directly to the patient’s remaining bone.