Topics of Interest

Improving Quality of Life at the Institute for Joint Restoration and Research

By John T. Dearborn, MD
and Alexander Sah, MD

At Washington Hospital’s Institute for Joint Restoration and Research, joint replacement is both an artform and a science.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Total Knee Replacement

By Alexander Sah, MD

Before you decide to undergo surgery, here are some frequently asked questions about knee replacement surgery.

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What You Should Ask Your Hip Replacement Surgeon

By John T. Dearborn, MD

Since it is an elective procedure, patients considering hip replacement have the opportunity to do their homework, to find the surgeon and program offering the ...

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Improving Outcomes with Neuro Interventional Radiology

By Jeffrey Thomas, MD, FAANS, FACS
and Jack C. Rose, MD

Regional stroke centers, like ours at Washington Hospital, and life-saving treatment, like minimally invasive neuro interventional radiology procedures, are helping make stroke events more survivable ...

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The Best Stroke Treatment is Prevention

By Jeffrey Thomas, MD, FAANS, FACS

With the serious, long-lasting effects that stroke presents, knowing the causes, risk factors, and how to decrease risk can be a matter of life and ...

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Think You’re Having a Stroke? Call 911

By Prabhjot Singh Khalsa, MD

Each minute that passes before receiving help increases the amount of permanent damage done to the brain. That’s why knowing the warning signs of stroke ...

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Cancer Screenings Save Lives

By Steven Curran, MD

The earlier you detect cancer, the earlier you can treat cancer, the better your odds of beating cancer.

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Community-Based Cancer Care

By David Lee, MD

Community partnerships, like the one between Washington Hospital and UCSF Health, are a big part of making strides in the way we think about and ...

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How Precision Medicine is Changing Cancer Care

By Bogdan Eftimie, MD

As healthcare moves away from a traditional one-size-fits-all model, precision medicine offers us the opportunity to create individualized treatment plans.

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