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News in 2015

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UCI Health uses Rosa robot for complex neurosurgery

February 09, 2015
IN THE NEWS: UCI Health neurosurgeon Dr. Sumeet Vadera talks about the use of the Rosa robot in complex brain surgery. He calls the device...

High school students invited to apply for 2015 Summer Surgery Program

February 05, 2015
The UCI Health Department of Urology is once again hosting its summer surgery program for high school students at the UC Irvine Medical Center in...

UCI Health women's cancer specialist honored for ovarian cancer research

February 04, 2015
The Society of Gynecologic Oncology honors UCI Health surgeon Dr. Ramez Eskander with its 2015 Presidential Award for research into whether...

Health screenings through the years

January 29, 2015
As you go through life, your health changes and so should your healthcare. Getting the right screenings and preventive services at the right time...

Colorectal cancer incidence rising among young adults

January 28, 2015
Colorectal cancer is increasing among young adults compared with people who begin screening at age 50. UCI Health study also found increases among...

UCI Health burn center to accept contributions for victims of apartment fire

January 22, 2015
The UC Irvine Burn Survivor Fund will accept contributions to help the family of Maricela Sanchez defray funeral expenses. Maricela, 20, and her...

Things not to say to someone who has had weight-loss surgery

January 21, 2015
IN THE NEWS: UCI Health bariatric surgery expert Brian Smith, MD, discusses "do's" and "don'ts" of talking to people about their weight-loss...

Patient unable to swallow food finds relief in POEM

January 16, 2015
UCI Health expert Dr. Kenneth Chang uses a novel, scarless approach called POEM to treat the rare swallowing disorder achalasia. Procedure ends...

Innovative surgery widens constricted airway, allows patient to breathe freely

January 16, 2015
Donna Kindred came to UCI Health expert Dr. Sunil Verma for help after life-threatening condition called subglottal stenosis that narrowed her...

UCI Health hosts annual inflammatory bowel disease educational conference

January 13, 2015
UCI Health invites the public to learn more about a painful and increasingly common condition at the 8th Annual Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient...