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Pediatric Care |June 2017

Care Networks Improve Outcomes in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

About 20 to 25% of all cases of IBD emerge in childhood. Coordinated care networks are speeding the identification of effective treatment and improving the overall health of these patients.

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Pediatric Care


June 2017

Complication of Crohn’s Disease Treated with Microbiota Transplant

A young patient finds his symptoms reemerge and is diagnosed with a Clostridium difficile infection. Careful screening and a novel treatment help restore him to healthy growth and development.

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Adult Specialties

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June 2017

Advances in deep brain stimulation offer relief for Parkinson’s patients

New deep brain stimulation systems and imaging technology are allowing for more accurate placement of leads and more highly targeted therapy, improving quality of life for patients with Parkinson’s.

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Heart Care


May 2017

New Angioplasty Procedures for Chronic Total Occlusion Provide Relief

A difficult-to-treat condition often traditionally addressed through coronary artery bypass grafting finds new treatment options as new technology and surgical approaches are improving patient outcomes.

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Cancer Care


April 2017

Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Sends Patient’s Myeloma into Remission

A new treatment regimen and modified maintenance therapy help keep the patient’s multiple myeloma in complete remission 3 years after transplant.

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