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Ron Karni, MD, and patient Carey Hatfield

Innovations in the treatment of lymphedema in head and neck cancer patients

Lymphedema research at UTHealth has led to new knowledge and innovative treatments for head and neck cancer patients after surgery and radiation therapy. Carey Hatfield, 59, is among the patients to benefit from the researchers’ elucidation of internal lymphedema and the use of the Flexitouch® system, an intermittent pneumatic compression device that allows patients to self-manage the condition.

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Deep brain stimulation restores quality of life

Imagine a world where the smallest tasks can make day-to-day life incredibly difficult. At times, life can be stressful enough without having to worry about menial things. But for those suffering with tremors, even the smallest tasks can present an enormous challenge.

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UTHealth research finds telemedicine stroke patients receive consistent care 24/7

Stroke patients examined remotely by a teleneurologist were treated as quickly and effectively after hours as during normal business hours, according to new research by UTHealth.

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Pediatric endocrinologist gives iconic “Mona Lisa” a second medical opinion

Michael Yafi, MD, refutes the most recent hypothesis that “Lisa” had hypothyroidism and psychomotor retardation.





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