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2013-04-19 08:25:13

Multidisciplinary approach to transplant therapy gives chronic kidney disease sufferers "a new chance at life" - while currently serving more African-American patients per capita than any other program in the United States. DETROIT, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christopher Brantley says he will never forget the moment when he realized that he was going to need dialysis for life if he didn't get a kidney transplant. (Photo:...

2013-03-12 04:21:12

LIVERMORE, Calif., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, Inc. announced that Dr. Jay M. Berman, M.D., FACOG, has performed the first commercial Acessa Procedure in the United States. The procedure is used for the treatment of uterine fibroids. Dr. Berman performed the procedure at the Berry Surgery Center in Farmington Hills, MI, an outpatient facility affiliated with the Detroit Medical Center's DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital. "We are extremely happy that Dr. Berman, the Wayne State...

2013-02-21 23:04:04

Healthcare providers are getting more information, more efficiently through Medzo, to make better purchasing decisions for categories from basic medical supplies to innovative products and services. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Detroit Medical Center, a network of hospitals and patient care facilities, is now using Vendormate´s Medzo solution as a tool to find potential new vendors and a method to learn more about products and services from existing suppliers. “Medzo is...

2013-02-14 20:24:26

DETROIT, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne State University officials announced today that the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health has awarded the University a second 10-year contract to continue housing the Perinatology Research Branch. The contract, awarded through a competitive bidding process, ensures the PRB will continue conducting critical perinatal and maternal-fetal medical research in...

2013-01-08 16:23:20

Major breakthrough at DMC Cardiovascular Institute will revolutionize treatment for heart patients with coronary blood-flow disorders, says CVI President Theodore L. Schreiber, M.D. DETROIT, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced today that a team of heart specialists at its Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) has successfully conducted the Midwest's first-ever "robotic-assisted" coronary revascularization to relieve heart artery...

2012-12-12 16:24:51

COMMERCE, Mich., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, one of nine hospitals and institutes operated by the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), announced today that it has performed MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing, a minimally invasive treatment option for adults living with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis that has not yet progressed to all three compartments of the knee. MAKOplasty is less invasive than traditional total knee surgery and is...

2012-12-12 12:22:39

DETROIT, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients at the DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan Specialty Center - Detroit, located on the campus of the Detroit Medical Center, were treated to a holiday visit from Actor, Entrepreneur and Atlantic Records Recording Artist T.I., along with Detroit Lions Ndamukong Suh and Radio One 107.5 Personality Big Greg. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121212/DC28472) The holiday celebrity visit to the DMC Children's Hospital of...

2012-11-27 12:29:28

DETROIT, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the prevalence and impact of diabetes continues to grow in Southeast Michigan, local hospital emergency departments are doing their part to "Fight Diabetes in Detroit" with an innovative program that is identifying previously undiagnosed diabetics and pre-diabetics who receive care at their facilities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/DC19202LOGO) Using a program that was originally piloted at DMC Detroit Receiving...

2012-09-26 10:24:15

Breakthrough heart-assist technique, led by Cardiovascular Institute heart specialist Dr. Theodore Schreiber, underlines DMC role as national innovator in cardiac care; patient "comfortable and already back at work" one day after painless, 60-minute procedure Physicians and patient are available for interviews DETROIT, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced today that the hospital group's Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) has conducted the...

2012-09-22 02:20:04

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On average six children are killed and nearly 800 are injured in traffic crashes each day. In fact, the number one killer of children in the U.S is motor vehicle crashes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110321/CL67889LOGO ) That's why AAA Michigan partnered with DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan and Kohl's Injury Prevention Program for a free child safety seat inspection event today (Sept. 22) at the AAA Michigan...