Published Jun 15, 2022
Specialty: ENT
The UF Division of Rhinology & Skull Base Surgery stands at the forefront of offering new and promising treatments to patients who suffer from chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps, or CRSwNP....continue reading
Published Jun 8, 2022
The study, published in the journal Pediatric Transplantation, suggests Video DOT can help adolescent heart transplant recipients better stay on their medications, avoid hospitalizations and reduce the potential of rejection....continue reading
Published Jun 7, 2022
Specialty: Ophthalmology
In this article, UF Health physician Bryce Buchowicz, M.D., outlines roadblocks to timely diagnosis of central retinal artery occlusion and treatment with tissue plasminogen activator....continue reading
Published Jun 7, 2022
Specialty: Ophthalmology
Multiple lines of evidence suggest that alterations in the cellular ability to maintain a healthy proteome might drive pathology in a wide range of human diseases....continue reading
Published Jun 3, 2022
Specialty: Urology
Wayne Brisbane, M.D., an assistant professor in the department of urology at the University of Florida College of Medicine, discusses the benefits of using a transperineal prostate biopsy approach and UF Health urology patient Andy Farina shares why this approach was the only best possible choice for him....continue reading
Published Jun 2, 2022
Specialty: Urology
For physicians and health care systems to deliver quality care, they need help with the various tasks they’re burdened with, and urologists are particularly impacted. That’s where informatics come into play. Robert Donnell, M.D., the UF Health assistant dean for clinical informatics and chief medical information officer and an associate professor in the department of urology at the UF College of Medicine, oversees this ever-evolving focus to help physicians and health care systems deliver the best outcomes in a timely fashion....continue reading
Published Jun 1, 2022
In a new article published in the American Journal of Medicine, Borna Mehrad, M.D., chief of the division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, and co-authors approached microvascular dysfunction from the perspective of a systemic disease....continue reading
Published Jun 1, 2022
Pulmonary artery sarcoma is a rare but complex pathology requiring multidisciplinary preoperative and postoperative planning, including challenging intraoperative techniques for successful outcomes. In a new commentary published in JTCVS Tech, Mindaugas Rackauskas, M.D., and Thomas Beaver, M.D., discuss an article previously published, “The imitation game: Pulmonary artery sarcoma masquerading as an acute pulmonary embolism.”...continue reading
Published May 31, 2022
Borna Mehrad, M.D., chief of the division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, and co-authors are conducting a study to determine if lung transplantation during AE-ILD significantly affects post-transplant outcomes in comparison to those transplanted with stable diseases....continue reading
Published May 31, 2022
In an article published in Surgical Endoscopy, a multidisciplinary expert panel including UF Health researchers convened to develop evidence-based recommendations in support of clinicians, patients and others in decisions regarding the treatment of GERD, with an emphasis on evaluating different surgical techniques....continue reading

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