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Understanding brain cancer

Understanding brain cancer Ascension Seton brain, cancer experts discuss glioblastoma Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis announcement on Wednesday brings one of the most aggressive tumors of all human cancers to the forefront of the public eye. Neurosurgeons from Ascension Seton Brain and Spine Institute — the largest, most comprehensive neuroscience…
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Dell Children’s orthopedics ranks among nation’s best

Dell Children’s orthopedics ranks among nation’s best U.S. News and World Report releases Best Children’s Hospitals, Dell Children’s in top 50 for pediatric orthopedics For the second consecutive year, Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is nationally recognized for its excellence in pediatric orthopedics, according to the U.S. News and World Report list…
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Ascension Seton researcher develops breakthrough antidote drug

Ascension Seton researcher develops breakthrough antidote drug Investigational drug could save lives of patients with life-threatening bleeding from popular blood thinners An Ascension Seton researcher has helped develop an investigational new drug that works as an antidote to the most popular new class of blood thinners – and, if approved, could be a…
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Spine Surgeon Joins Ascension Seton Medical Center Hays

Spine Surgeon Joins Ascension Seton Medical Center Hays Hays, Caldwell, Bastrop County Residents Won’t Need to Travel for Back Problems Dr. Vincent Wang, an expert in treating back and spine problems, has joined Ascension Seton Medical Center Hays and the Ascension Seton Brain and Spine Institute, becoming the only full-time spine surgeon dedicated…
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New Knee Surgeries: Less Pain, Opioid Use

New Knee Surgeries: Less Pain, Opioid Use Fresh approaches to managing pain after total knee replacement (TKR) surgery could mean a shorter recovery time, decreased pain and less need for post-surgery opioid painkillers, according to new research. “This is actually a pretty major issue as recent drug classifications have changed on certain narcotics and…
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Ascension Seton Inventors Patent Simulated Uterus

Ascension Seton Inventors Patent Simulated Uterus Ascension Seton researchers have developed a simulated human uterus that can be used to better train surgeons, nurses and others to perform high-risk procedures in pregnant women, such a fetal heart procedures and amniocentesis. It recently earned a U.S. patent, Seton’s first ever, and sets the stage for Central…
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