The first human heart transplant took place 50 years ago in South Africa, but Columbia was among a handful of places that helped the field mature.
When compared with laparoscopic hysterectomy, the robotically assisted hysterectomy appears to offer little short-term benefit and is accompanied by significantly greater costs, according to a study published in the February 20 issue of JAMA.
Debby and Peter A. Weinberg, with several of their family members and friends, have given more than $7 million to help establish the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
By analyzing tissues harvested from organ donors, CUMC researchers have made a major step toward creating new vaccines and immunotherapies.
No parent welcomes the idea of a child having surgery. But there are ways to lessen the toll on both you and your child.
Author and Reiki Master Raven Keyes' work with CUMC surgeon Dr. Sheldon Feldman is featured in "Whole Living" magazine.