Stories and Insights
Most heart valve surgeries require cutting the breastbone, leading to lengthy recoveries. Now there’s a no-cut alternative available at UTSW.
For nearly a century we may have been pointing at the wrong culprit as the source of acid reflux damage. What’s really to blame?
A routine cholesterol check first threatened Chuck Dandridge’s retirement and then his life. But an experimental procedure at UT Southwestern and a gift from his son, Jon, produced a remarkable turnaround – and some medical history.
The focus on postpartum depression has typically been on women. It turns out some men may feel the blues too when baby arrives.
Some of your favorite drinks may have a link to the “C” word. And we don’t mean cola. Is your beverage safe?
Is thyroid cancer over diagnosed and over treated? Dr. Nwariaku explains why quick and effective treatment is better than the alternative.
As medical journals and websites debate who should take statins and the severity of their side effects, Dr. Hill says not to forget that they save lives.
PSA blood tests are controversial in screening for prostate cancer. But Dr. Roehrborn says they save lives.
It may be tempting to get a commercial 3-D or 4-D ultrasound photo. Dr. Horsager discusses her concerns with “keepsake” ultrasounds.
Davy came to us with two medical devices implanted in his heart. With his life on the line, we gave him two more to save him.