Twenty-five years after reading the influential study that sparked his interest in respiration and anesthesiology research, Rich Kallet co-authored another landmark paper that appeared in the same journal.
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Patients with epilepsy have significantly weaker connections throughout their brain, particularly in regions important for attention and cognition, compared to individuals without epilepsy.
Although routine preoperative testing is not indicated for patients undergoing cataract surgery, researchers at UCSF have found that it is still a common occurrence and is driven primarily by provider practice patterns rather than patient characteristics.
In patients who received a stent to treat coronary artery blockage, those who experienced bleeding requiring hospitalization in the years after the procedure faced an increased risk of death that was similar to the risk faced by those who subsequently had heart attacks, according to a study by UCSF and Kaiser Permanente.
Only a few U.S. nursing home residents who undergo lower extremity revascularization procedures are alive and ambulatory a year after surgery, according to UCSF researchers, and most patients still alive gained little, if any, function.
At UCSF's newly-formed Pediatric Brain Center, children are treated by a specialized team formed specifically to treat their unique brain needs.
Researchers at UCSF and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, may have found a predictor for a disorder affecting kidney transplant recipients that can accelerate organ failure.
UCSF pediatric transplant recipients and donors celebrate and share experiences at the 19th Annual Chris Mudge UCSF Pediatric Transplant Picnic.
MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF Has Strong Presence in Second-Ever Meeting of World Transplant Congress in San Francisco
What: In 2006, more than 6,500 specialists in transplant medicine worldwide gathered for the first time in one location at the World Transplant Congress (WTC) in Boston. Eight years later, the WTC is convening again, this time in San Francisco.