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Study: Chest Pain Duration Can Signal Heart Attack

Patients with longer-lasting chest pain are more likely having a heart attack than those with pain of a shorter duration, according to a study...

Henry Ford Hospital sees improved results for more kidney patients through...

Robotic surgery offers the same or better results than minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures for treating kidney disease, and can potentially help more patients because it is not as difficult for surgeons to learn, according to a new study led ...

Treating the aging knee as an organ

DETROIT -- The human body is made up of several organs composed of tissues that enable them to perform a particular function. The heart circulates blood; the brain is the micro-neuro center of the body; the lungs bring in oxygen and release carbo...

Using pharmacist-directed service improves quality of care for patients

DETROIT ¬ -- A Henry Ford Hospital study has found that a pharmacist-directed anticoagulation service improves the way medication is managed for patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT), a common but life-threatening thromboembolic diso...

Voice-saver: Light therapy for early-stage laryngeal cancer

DETROIT -- Light, or photodynamic, therapy can help preserve the voice and vocal cord function for patients with early stage laryngeal (voice box) cancer, according to a study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. "Photodynamic therapy is an effec...

Novel surgery removes rare tumor, rebuilds trachea

DETROIT -- Using a novel surgical approach, it's possible to rebuild the trachea and preserve a patient's voice after removing an invasive throat tumor, according to a new report from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. This case study is the first o...

Surgery for obstructive sleep apnea reduces daytime drowsiness

DETROIT -- Patients with obstructive sleep apnea who undergo surgery to improve their breathing get a better night's sleep and therefore are less drowsy during the day, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. The study...

Henry Ford Hospital study: Shoulder function not fully restored after surgery

DETROIT - Shoulder motion after rotator cuff surgery remains significantly different when compared to the patient's opposite shoulder, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. In a study that updated prior findings, researchers used X-rays provid...

Race may influence uterine cancer recurrence, despite treatment

DETROIT -- African Americans are more likely to have a recurrence of uterine cancer despite undergoing a total hysterectomy or a hysterectomy followed by radiation therapy, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. "The African ...

Donor race may impact recurrent hepatitis C in liver transplant patients

DETROIT -- The race of liver donors may affect recurrent hepatitis C in patients after liver transplant, according to a study by Henry Ford Hospital. "Patients receiving white cadaveric donor grafts had significantly more aggressive recu...

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