The Jefferson Transplant Institute earned a laudable five out of five star ranking from the Scientific Register of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). The SRTR evaluates the patient survival and organ functionality one year after their transplantation, and then assigns a score of one (the worst) to five (the best). This is the story of one Transplant Institute kidney transplantation patient.
When Jefferson emergency room technician Jesse Lentz, EDT, recently found herself challenged with epilepsy-related health issues she experienced first-hand the high caliber of Emergency, Critical Care, and Neuroscience patient care Jefferson offers.
John Thomas needed two new knees. Contributing to his joint pain was his struggle to lose weight. Over the years, he gained until he was over 500 pounds.
The health benefits of exercise are no secret. Getting enough exercise helps maintain a healthy weight, can help prevent cardiovascular disease and improves sleep habits. But many people may not realize that appropriate exercise can help slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic, progressive neurologic disease that affects movement.
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Tom Avril recently reported on coronary brachytherapy, a technique to treat restenosis in the heart, that had once fallen out of favor.