Celebrating the Ultimate Gift of Life -- Through Organ Donation
In celebration of national Donate Life Month, Allegheny General Hospital's Transplant Program brought families of organ donors, living donors and transplant recipients together for a beautiful ceremony recognizing all of those who have bestowed the gift of life to another human being through organ donation. KDKA's David Crawley was there and put together a wonderful tribute these heroic individuals. Watch it here! Learn more about our services at: http://www.wpahs.org/specialties/tran...
Western PA Guide to Good Health: Allegheny General Hospital Pioneers Innovative Spine Imaging Technology
Friday, March 15th, 2013
Physicians at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) are the first in Pennsylvania and among the first in the nation to introduce a groundbreaking new technology that standardizes the imaging process and yields more precise images of the spine in motion.
The Vertebral Motion Analysis (VMA) technology uses fluoroscopy to capture real time images of the spine while the patient is guided through a pre-set range of motion. The technology is ideal for assessing patients with suspected instability of the lower lumbar spine.
To read more, visit the Guide to Good Health website.