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...
Newswire: Cardiovascular Researchers Target Key Pathway in Brain to Treat Heart Failure
Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
Allegheny General Hospital researchers are using a vagus nerve stimulator implanted in the brain to help control electrical impulses to the heart, essentially stopping congestive heart failure.
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