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  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 21, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    New Approach to ACL Repair Recent studies have found that conventional ACL reconstruction may not be the best approach for all patients. In fact, long-term studies show a high rate of symptomatic art...

  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 21, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    A New Approach to Weight-Loss: vBloc® A new approach to traditional weight-loss surgery is now available. This therapy, called vBloc®, may help patients with obesity and weight control proble...

  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 20, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    If you were born between 1945 and 1965, you are five times more likely to have hepatitis C than other age groups. Hepatitis C is a viral infection that can affect the liver and left undetected, can r...

  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 19, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    Newly Approved WATCHMAN™ Device Reduces Stroke Risk in A-Fib Patients MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute is the first in the region to offer patients with atrial fibrillation this minimall...

  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 16, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    Specialized Burn Treatment The summer season brings a greater risk of burn injuries, with fireworks, bonfires and grills being some common culprits. In fact, 73% of Burn Center admissions in the U.S....

  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 16, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    The Region’s Busiest Level I Trauma CenterIn the heart of the nation’s capital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s Level I Trauma Center has responded to thousands of medical crises, including treat...