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Karandeep Singh, MD, Named Inaugural Chief Health AI Officer at UC San Diego Health

December 12, 2023

Inaugural chief health artificial intelligence officer joins UC San Diego Health.

Two Hearts Become One While Waiting for Another

July 30, 2020

…32), Nephrology (No. 34), Urology (No. 36), Orthopedics (No. 42), Gynecology (No. 46) and Cancer (No. 47). “As San Diego’s only academic health system, UC San Diego Health is a recognized destination for patients with deeply complex diseases and conditions that require the multidisciplinary care and attention of nationally recognized…

New Insights on Pelvic Floor Damage after Vaginal Birth, and New Directions for Treatment

August 2, 2023

New insights from UC San Diego researchers on pelvic floor muscle (PFM) dysfunction, which is one of the key risk factors for pelvic floor disorders that impact close to a quarter of women in the U.S. and have a strong association with vaginal childbirth.

UC San Diego Unveils Center for the Future of Surgery

November 29, 2011

…well as gynecologic and urologic surgery.” Surgeons who train at the Center for the Future of Surgery represent experts in all stages of their careers. It is expected that surgeons from more than seven countries will arrive in 2012 to learn natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery, or NOTES. This type…

Kidney Sparing Surgery Underutilized for Patients Who Need It Most

March 25, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have released study results that show national treatment trends in the surgical management of patients with kidney disease. The study found that partial and complete kidney removal (total nephrectomy) and energy-based techniques to destroy tumors are all on the…

Urine Biomarkers Reveal Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Diabetic Kidney Disease

October 10, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified 13 metabolites – small molecules produced by cellular metabolism – that are significantly different in patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease compared to healthy controls.

UC San Diego Health to Open Jacobs Medical Center November 20, 2016

November 17, 2016

UC San Diego Health will open Jacobs Medical Center, a 245-bed medical and surgical specialty hospital, on November 20, 2016. Named in recognition of $100 million in gifts from Joan and Irwin Jacobs, the 10-story facility combines renowned physician-scientists and care teams, precision medicine, clinical trials and creative arts and…

Cancer Cells Propagated from Early Prostate Cancer

September 25, 2013

A team of cancer researchers at the University of California, San Diego has identified the existence of precursor cells in early prostate cancers. These cells are resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy, and may drive the subsequent emergence of recurrent or metastatic prostate cancer.

Robotic Surgery Program Expands at UC San Diego Health System to Treat Stomach Cancer

October 2, 2013

Surgeons at UC San Diego Health System have performed the region’s first robotic gastrectomy, a potentially lifesaving procedure to remove a section of the stomach after a diagnosis of gastric cancer. Aided by a da Vinci robot, surgeons remove the diseased tissue, perform a delicate reconstruction and remove local lymph…

Study Shows Increased Prostate Cancer Risk from Vitamin E Supplements

October 18, 2011

…primary care physician or urologist and bring these results to their attention for further consideration.” Vitamin E Supplements The findings showed a 17 percent increase in prostate cancers relative to those who took a placebo. For every 1,000 men, there were 76 prostate cancers in men who took only vitamin…

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