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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 08, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    Reducing Pain, Restoring Function: A Team Approach to Hand Surgery Though the hands may be small, their impact is significant. Your hands contain more bones than any other body part – an averag...

  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 06, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    A New Solution for Chronic Hip Pain For many people, chronic hip pain can mean a dramatic change in lifestyle. Accommodations must be made to minimize the discomfort and avoid causing more damage. ...

  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 05, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    ECMO Heart attack, cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, hypothermia. These and other medical emergencies can shock your organs, and prevent them from working. When the heart or lungs fail, extracorpo...

  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 03, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    Crohn's Disease There are 700,000 Americans suffering from Crohn’s disease—and no matter what they do, nearly 70% of them will eventually require surgery.1 For some, drug therapy and a...

  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 02, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    Bariatric Surgery Bariatric surgery isn’t just for weight-loss. For overweight people with diabetes, it could be a cure- and a life-saver. Studies now show that following bariatric surgery, bl...

  • Medical Intel Podcast from Washington Hospital Center - Advancements in healthcare that could make a difference for you and your family.
    May 01, 2016

    By The MWHC Blog Team

    Robot-Assisted Surgery Just a few years ago, surgical treatment for colorectal cancers, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticulitis could prove to be very disruptive for the patient, involving a l...