We spoke to Dr. David Kalfa, pediatric heart surgeon, about a recent breakthrough in the Cardiothoracic Research Lab, the first synthetic patch for heart valve repair that actually mimics the natural valve’s complex structure and function.
Join us for an afternoon of learning and sharing with the experts of the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Pancreas Center, Muzzi Mirza Pancreatic Cancer Prevention & Genetics Program and Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Lloyd Ratner discusses the logistical ins and outs of transplantation—the latest changes to allocation boundaries for donor organs, all that’s transformed for the better, and everything that still needs to be done.
Nicholas Serwer needed to have his aortic valve replaced, but he had quite a few surgical fears to overcome. He not only overcame those fears, but his fear turned to relief. It turns out nothing was as bad as it seemed.
As vaccination increases, COVID-19 protocols are changing nationwide. In this interview, Francine Castillo, Director of Practice Operations, discusses what to expect when you come to the hospital for an appointment.