Tag - Surgery

Johns Hopkins blood management expert to speak Nov. 6

Dr. Steven M. Frank, medical director of the Johns Hopkins Health System Blood Management Program and an expert in blood management and transfusion practices, will share his knowledge about the use of blood and blood products on the Augusta University Health Sciences Campus on Monday, Nov. 6...

Modified prostate cancer surgery offers men better recovery

Dr. Rabii Madi, director of Urologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery at the Georgia Cancer Center, believes the Retzius-Sparing method for prostate cancer surgery can help men get back to a normal routine faster than tradition surgery. The benefits include regaining urine control sooner, as well as...

Ribbon cut on new hybrid operating room

The ribbon was cut on Augusta University Medical Center’s new hybrid operating room on Friday, and operations will begin this week. The surgical theatre is equipped with advanced medical imaging devices like a Phillip’s high-intensity C-Arm which enables minimally-invasive surgery that is less...

Raft Debate set for April 14

The fate of a cardiologist, a surgeon and a pediatrician is in the hands of students at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. All three are aboard a sinking ship, and their only escape is a one-person raft. Who should be saved? Representatives from the MCG Departments of Medicine...

Donor Sabbath in photos

  National Donor Sabbath, observed annually two weekends before Thanksgiving, brings together the donation, transplantation and faith communities to give thanks for the lifesaving gifts of organ, eye and tissue donors. At Augusta University, the occasion was marked with prayer and a flag...

Donor Sabbath invites faith leaders to encourage organ donation

WHAT: National Donor Sabbath, observed annually two weekends before Thanksgiving, brings together the donation, transplantation and faith communities to give thanks for the lifesaving gifts of organ, eye and tissue donors. At Augusta University, the occasion will be marked with prayer and a flag...

New recovery unit offers best technology, comfort for patients

AU Medical Center unveiled a new post-anesthesia care unit with a ribbon cutting this week. The renovation on the first floor of the Sydenstricker Wing adds 7 new bays for a total of 25 anesthesia and surgical recovery rooms. The new unit is also positioned to improve flow for patients coming from...

New recovery unit offers best technology, comfort for patients

AU Medical Center unveils a new post-anesthesia care unit with a ribbon cutting Monday. “The new PACU was designed by nurses to provide the best technology and comfort to the patient,” said Allen Kelly, assistant vice president of Perioperative Services. The renovation adds 7 new bays for a total...

Perioperative surgical home being built at AU Medical Center

Dr. Robin H. Schwartz recruited as first director Dr. Robin H. Schwartz, an anesthesiologist with extensive experience in operating room management and ambulatory anesthesia, is the inaugural Perioperative Surgical Home Director for the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the...

Pro golfer chooses Augusta University Health

A recent column in The Augusta Chronicle featured Augusta native and golfer Charles Howell, who recently chose to return to Augusta to have surgery to remove a non-cancerous mass in his neck at Augusta University Health.  “There was no question I was going to Augusta to have it done,” the PGA Tour...

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