Using a noninvasive test developed at Columbia, older TAVR patients with an unusual heart failure pattern were found to have cardiac amyloidosis.
An analysis documents worse outcomes and burgeoning costs for patients with diabetes who have coronary artery disease that requires surgery.
For patients with chronic pancreatitis, a rare treatment called auto islet transplantation offers hope.
Researchers have pinpointed the immune-system mechanism that allows a kidney transplant to be accepted without lifelong immunosuppressive drugs.
Autologous islet cell transplants for pancreatitis patients who require removal of the pancreas can prevent the development of brittle diabetes common in pancreatectomy,.
CUMC scientists have created a 3-D printed implant that stimulates stem cells to regenerate the meniscus, cartilage that cushions and protects the knee.