Minimally Invasive Robotic Lung Cancer Surgery
Thoracic surgeons at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital are using the advanced da Vinci robotic surgical system to perform minimally invasive lung cancer surgery, offering new hope to patients with early stage lung cancer who may not be good candidates for a more invasive operation. Dr. Lana Schumacher, AGH thoracic surgeon, talks to Pittsburgh NBC affiliate WPXI-TV about the hospital's robotic surgery capabilities. To learn more about Allegheny General Hospital's cancer capabilities, visit http://www.wpahs.org/specialties/canc...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Breast milk donations a gift of life to preemies
Sunday, November 18th, 2012
A West Virginia mom donated 1,300 ounces of milk to a milk bank for premature infants after losing her own premature son. West Penn Hospital neonatologist Nilima Karamchandani explains the health benefits of breast milk for premature infants. West Penn Hospital expects to begin using donor milk in it's NICU soon.
To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.