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Telemedicine service helps lower mortality rate in paediatric
pilot program

Ricardo Muñoz, MD and Alejandro López, MD report on a Paediatric Cardiac Critical Care Pilot Program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) which demonstrates the potential of telemedicine to improve care for patients around the world.

   
St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital is first in Texas to use new FDA-approved catheter-based heart pump for high-risk patients
St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital (SLEH), home of Texas Heart Institute (THI), is the first in Texas and among the first in the nation to use a new heart pump that allows the heart to rest while cardiologists perform minimally invasive heart repairs on high-risk patients. 
   
  The Methodist Hospital - Obesity makes fat cells act like they’re infected
The inflammation of fat tissue is part of a spiraling series of events that leads to the development of type 2 diabetes in some obese people. But researchers have not understood what triggers the inflammation, or why.  


 Date of upload: 20th May 2013

                                  
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