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UCSF Launches Initiative to Address Disparities in Pulse Oximetry PerformanceThis project seeks to improve accuracy for patients with darker skin pigmentation.
UCSF Develops First of Its Kind Robotic Surgery Trial in Partnership with FDAUCSF Health is recruiting patients for the only FDA-approved study of the use of single port robotic technology for colorectal surgery in the United States.
Lung Transplant Candidates: Shining a Light on UCSF’s Evaluation ProcessIn this short presentation, pulmonologist Jeffrey A. Golden, MD, describes how the specialists of the UCSF Lung Transplant Program work together to ensure their patients are likely to succeed, with a focus on factors that can make or break survival prospects.
Living Donor Renal TransplantIn this narrated surgical video, Chris Friese, MD, performs a right laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.
UCSF Lung Transplant Patient No. 1,000 Looks Ahead to More of the Good LifeHospital Innovations Boost 3-Year Survival From 50% in 2001 to 90% 20 Years Later
Endoscopic Removal of Benign Complex Colorectal Lesions Improves Patient OutcomesEndoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) is a safe and effective alternative to surgery for benign complex colorectal lesions, according to research led by UCSF gastroenterologist Tonya Kaltenbach, MD.
3D Facial Analysis Shows Biologic Basis for Gender-Affirming SurgeryIn order to validate surgical decisions for gender-affirming facial surgery, researchers from the UC San Francisco and the University of Calgary set out to quantify the effect of sex on adult facial size and shape through an analysis of three-dimensional (3D) facial surface images.
Lung Cancer Screening: Who, How and When to Refer†horacic radiologist Brett M. Elicker, MD, and thoracic surgeon Johannes Kratz, MD, present about current lung cancer screening guidelines: who, how, and when to refer.
Pancreatic Cancer Patient Exceeds Life Expectancy After Complex Whipple Procedure at UCSFA team of UCSF surgeons devised a successful reconstruction approach during a complex Whipple procedure in a 69-year-old man with locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Liver Transplant Program and Referral InformationWith more than 13,000 people in the United States with end-stage liver disease awaiting a liver transplant,UCSF has made liver transplantation services a high priority.
Living Kidney DonationThe UCSF Connie Frank Transplant Center continues to explore new options, such as advanced donation vouchers, to provide patients who have end-stage renal disease (ESRD) the opportunity for a living donor transplant.
Lung Transplant Outcomes at UCSF Among the Nation’s BestFor nine consecutive years, the UCSan FranciscoLung Transplant Program has achieved significantly higher-than-expected survival rates following transplant surgery. It is the only lung transplant program in the country with this record.
High-quality Patient Outcomes With Minimally Invasive Cardiac SurgeryRapidly emerging innovations are transforming the management of structural heart disease. The UC San Francisco Cardiac Surgery Program is on the forefront of these advances, including the latest minimally invasive techniques.
How Technology, Human Values and New Scrutiny of Old Methods Are Improving Cancer OutcomesThree surgical oncologists offer exciting news on hepatobiliary, thyroid and breast cancers. First up is a look at benefits of minimally invasive robotic surgery for rectal cancers; regional therapy for metastatic GI cancer; 3D virtual surgical planning; and biomarkers for pancreatic cysts.
Know Your Thyroid: Here’s Help With Understanding Nodules and CancerThyroid disease is increasingly common. In this video, UCSF specialists clearly explain the basics of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer, helping patients make sense of their treatment options, from monitoring to surgery to radioactive iodine.
Update on Liver Lesions: What Works in Managing HCCBased on clear metrics, transplant hepatologist Neil Mehta, MD, presents diagnostic criteria for hepatocellular carcinoma, then shows how UCSF’s HCC team reaches decisions on treatment for individual cases – with plans ranging from resection or ablation to downstaging drugs and transplantation.
Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant ClinicUCSF is one of the few academic medical centers in the United States to offer islet auto-transplantation to minimize diabetes after total pancreatectomy.
Lung Transplant ProgramFor nine consecutive years, the UCSF Lung Transplant Program has had significantly higher-than-expected post-surgery survival rates — the only program in the country with this record.
Adult Kidney Transplant ProgramUCSF's multidisciplinary transplant team is part of the largest paired kidney registry in the U.S., which provides access to living donor transplantation for incompatible pairs.
Adrenal Tumors and Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy (PRA): A Case StudySanziana Roman, MD, an endocrine surgeon, discusses a patient’s treatment for a tumor in the retroperitoneum, near the adrenal gland.
UCSF Liver Transplant ProgramWith high patient volumes and outstanding survival rates, UCSF Health is a leader in liver transplantation
Personalized Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer at UCSFFollow the journey of a UCSF patient with early-stage, high-risk lung cancer, from history to treatment and prognosis, including how surgeons chose to do a robotic assisted VATS lobectomy and an analysis of how well chemo is likely to work for her.