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Fall 2016 Issue

Nebraska Medicine
Nebraska Medicine Recognized for Quality Leadership Performance
Nebraska Medicine
Nebraska Medicine Names New CEO
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nebraska Medicine Partners with Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals
Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
Jaw Surgery Can Help Sleep Apnea Patients with Failed CPAP Compliance
Lauritzen Outpatient Center
New Outpatient Center Promises an Exceptional Patient Experience
Nebraska Medicine – Village Pointe
New State-of-the-Art Imaging Center Dedicated to Patient Comfort and Convenience
Nebraska Medicine
Clinical Trials Spotlight
Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Education Opportunities:
Concussion Awareness and Education
Midwest Pediatric Specialty Symposium: 2017 Pediatric Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat

Summer 2016 Issue

Cancer
Melanoma on the Rise
Cardiology
Heart Monitoring Device Reduces Hospitalizations for Heart Failure Patients
Neurological Sciences
Effective Parkinson’s Management Requires Comprehensive Care by a Multidisciplinary Team
Transplant
Lung Transplant Program Provides Life-Saving Treatment Close to Home
Bariatrics
Bariatrics Center Receives Re-accreditation
Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Conferences
Hepatitis C: Cure of Infection Webinar
Midwest Region Burn Conference: Advancing Wound Care for the Burn Patient

Spring 2016 Issue

Digestive Diseases and Kidney / Gastroenterology
New Hepatitis C Treatment is Quick, Easy and Eradicates Virus
Urology
Which is Better: Bioidentical vs. Traditional Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Pain Management
Getting to the Source of Pelvic Pain Conditions
Cardiology
Cardiac Anesthesiologists Expand Surgery Options for Cardiac Patients
Cancer
Who Should be Screened for Lung Cancer
Emergency
HBO Receives Level 1 Accreditation

Winter 2016 Issue

Bariatrics
New Minimally Invasive Procedure Provides Significant Results for Obese Patients
Cardiology
Pulmonary Hypertension Often Missed in its Early Stages
Rheumatology
Early Diagnosis Combined with New Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis Contribute to Significant Advances in Disease Control
Orthopaedics
Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician Provides Quick Point of Access for Athletic Injuries
Cancer
Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic Provides Team Approach

Fall 2015 Issue

Urology
Infertility: When It’s a Male Problem
Cardiology
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Procedures Easier on Patients, Comparable Outcomes
Neurology
New Stroke Treatment Dramatically Improves Outcomes for Patients with Most Severe Strokes
Orthopaedics
Rapid Recovery Program Produces Quicker Recoveries, Improved Outcomes
Neurology
MS Program Receives State’s Only Comprehensive MS Center Designation
Neurology
Stroke Center Receives Fifth Consecutive Recertification

Summer 2015 Issue

Cardiology
Catheter Ablation – A Curative Approach to Arrhythmias
Cancer
Should Your Patient be Screened for Lung Cancer
Cardiology
Medical Options Expand for Early and Advanced Congestive Heart Failure Patients
Eye Care
Early Treatment of Childhood Strabismus Improves Success Rates
Neurology
Early and Proper Treatment of Many Neuromuscular Disorders Can Keep Disease in Remission
Survive…and Thrive!
Nebraska Medical Association’s 2015 Annual Session and House of Delegates Meeting

Spring 2015 Issue

Transplant
New Lung Transplant Program Expected to Begin Early Summer
Cancer
Nebraska Medicine Surgeon Appointed to National Thyroid Guidelines Panel
Neurology
Huntington’s Disease Clinic Provides Treatment Solutions to Manage Patients’ Symptoms
Neurology
Brain Tumor Conference Focuses on Current Management Strategies
Women’s Health
Advanced Treatments Available for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Orthopaedics
Clinic Specializes in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Fragility Fractures

Winter 2015 Issue

Heart
New Endovascular Device Improves Outcomes for Severe PAD Patients
Transplant
Medical Advances Improve Pediatric Kidney Transplant Survival Rates
Cancer
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Can Reverse Radiation Induced Vascular Injury
Orthopaedics
Trapeziectomy Surgery Restores Function to Arthritic Thumb
US News & World Report Rankings
U.S. News Ranks Nebraska Medicine Nationally in Six Specialties
Truhlsen Eye Institute
Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute Brings Innovative Eye Therapies to Midwest

Fall 2014 Issue

Heart
Medical Center Proud to Have Six Programs Recognized as Blue Cross Distinction Centers
Transplant
New Kidney Allocation Process Expected to Provide More Uniform Organ Distribution
Cancer
Genetic Testing and Genome Sequencing Expected to Have Big Impact on Cancer Treatment
Neuroscience
Collaborative Care Best for Managing Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
Trauma
Trauma Services Now Available 24/7

Summer 2014 Issue

Heart
Congenital Heart Disease Patients Require Lifetime Care and Management
Cancer
Legal Assistance Helps Patients Focus on Medical Care
Neuroscience
Early Diagnosis and Treatment Can Change Course of Multiple Sclerosis
Transplant
Pancreas Transplant Can Improve Quality of Life for Type 1 Diabetes Patients
Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic
New Treatments Provide More Options for Patients with Chronic Sinus Problems
Sleep Disorders Center
Resolving Sleep Issues Can Reduce Risk of Other Major Illnesses

Spring 2014 Issue

Heart
Minimally Invasive Surgery Provides Option for High-Risk Aortic Stenosis Patients
Cancer
New Strides Gained in Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer
Neuroscience
Deep Brain Stimulation Provides Life-Changing Results to Parkinson's Patients
Transplant
Intestinal Transplant Can Provide Long-Term Solution for TPN-Dependent Patients
Women's Health
Advanced Planning and Care Can Improve Outcomes for High-Risk Pregnancies
Women's Health
Olson Center Provides All of a Woman's Health Care Needs

Winter 2014 Issue

Heart
Cardiac Anesthesiologists Expand Surgery Options for Cardiac Patients
Cancer
Pain Clinic Offers One Stop Shop for Pain
Neuroscience
Advances in Brain Tumor Treatment Continue to Progress
Transplant
Kidney Donor Pool Expands with Living Kidney and Paired Donation Programs

Fall 2013 Issue

Heart
Genetic Testing Improves Prognosis for Genetic Cardiomyopathy
Cancer
New Radiosurgery Technology Provides Improved Speed and Accuracy
Neuroscience
Botulinum Therapy Provides Relief for Many Neurological Conditions
Transplant
Pediatric Liver Transplant Program Provides Depth of Experience and Expertise

Spring 2013 Issue

Neuroscience
Stricter Guidelines Direct Assessment and Recovery of Concussions
Anesthesiology
Relief for the Most Chronic Pain Sufferers
Neuroscience
Seizure Freedom is Possible for Most Patients
Transplant
Comprehensive Pancreatobiliary Disorders and Autologous Islet Transplantation Clinic

Winter 2013 Issue

Heart
High-Speed Nuclear imaging Helps Doctors Predict Heart Attack Risk
Cancer
New Lung Cancer Screening Detects Tumors at Earliest Stages
Neuroscience
Early Diagnosis and Treatment of MS Can Slow Disease Process
Transplant
Neuroendrocrine Tumor Clinic Specializes in Rare Carcinoid Tumors

Summer 2012 Issue

Transplant
Improving Outcomes, Vascular Access Before Dialysis
Heart
Cardiac MRI Offers Powerful Diagnostic Tool for Heart Imaging
Cancer
Rise in Some Head and Neck Cancers Linked to HPV
Orothopaedics
Joint Replacement Surgery on the Rise with High Success Rates

Winter 2012 Issue

Cancer
New Prostate Recommendations Draw Mixed Reviews
Transplant
Intestinal Rehabilitation Helps Restore Gastrointestinal Function to Patients
Neuroscience
Study Reveals Two Effective Surgical Options for Stroke Prevention
Heart
Treatment for aortic aneurysms safer and more effective when done proactively

Summer 2011 Issue

Cancer
Specialized Lung Cancer Treatment Improves Outcomes
Transplant
Kidney Transplantation Viable Option
Neuroscience
Spine Center Provides Diagnosis and Treatment
Heart
Mechanical Assist Device Provides Long-Term Option
Physician Relations
Physician Partnerships Help Improve Services
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