Tag: surgery

‘Heart of a Champion’ to help Smoketown residents with heart health...

A new initiative between the University of Louisville and several community partners will help residents of Louisville’s Smoketown neighborhood learn their heart health, and...

UofL’s McMasters gives moving speech on difference between patient treatment and...

In a moving speech on the difference between palliative “treatment” and palliative “care,” the University of Louisville’s Kelly McMasters, MD, PhD, gave the keynote...

Skiing and snowboarding injuries on the rise Many tend to overestimate...

Skiing and snowboarding trips are something many people and families look forward to over the holidays and during the winter months. But for most...

UofL ophthalmology residents certified for advanced laser eye surgery UofL residents...

Ophthalmology residents are learning to perform advanced eye surgeries earlier in their training at the University of Louisville thanks to a unique partnership with...

UofL and Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center achieve 300th Lung Transplant...

The Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center and the University of Louisville are celebrating an important milestone – the 300th lung transplant performed at the...

UofL study finds Medicaid expansion in Kentucky improves breast cancer care...

A University of Louisville study has found a connection between Medicaid expansion and improved quality of breast cancer care, including an increase in the...

UofL research: Older donor lungs should be considered for transplantation Research...

With a scarcity of lungs available for transplantation, the use of lungs from donors older than age 60 has been shown to achieve reasonable...

UofL receives more than $1M in funding to create new lung...

A new research program at the University of Louisville will focus on developing better methods for studying lung inflammation and allow for new research...

UofL surgeon opens home to students for ‘Suture Sundays’

For 20 years a UofL surgeon has been opening his home to medical students on Sunday mornings, teaching them the art of suturing. Dr....