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    War Veteran Gets New Heart Valve

    Lester Tenney, a 90-year-old decorated war veteran, recently became the 25th person in San Diego to undergo an investigational transcatheter aortic heart valve replacement. The FDA-approved clinical trial, known as PARTNER, is currently meant for patients at high risk for conventional open-heart ...

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    Carlsbad Author Recovers from Paralyzing Bike Injury

    One year ago, John Miksa, an author and avid cyclist, was paralyzed from the neck down in a cycling accident. Paramedics transferred him by helicopter to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, where emergency surgery saved his life. Upon discharge 21 days later from Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas ...

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    Scripps La Jolla's "Sim Man" Helps Train Nurses

    KSWB-TV recently reported on Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla’s life-like training robot “Sam the Sim Man.” Sam can talk, breathe and even has a pulse. He is used to help train new physicians and nurses on how to handle different patient scenarios so they can further develop ...

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    Scripps Nurses Work to Speed Med/Surg Admissions

    Holly De Falco, RN, patient care manager of the surgical acute unit at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, was recently quoted in an issue of ADVANCE for Nurses. De Falco and the nursing staff have been working with engineering students from the University of San Diego to improve the process of ...

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    Scripps Breaks Ground on Proton Therapy Center

    KFMB-TV reports on Scripps Health and collaborators breaking ground on the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, scheduled to open in spring 2013. The center will be only the second in the U.S. to offer proton therapy, a treatment used predominantly to treat some cancers. Proton therapy is a more precise, ...

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    Scripps Center for Executive Health Named in Top 10 Executive Health Programs

    Scripps Center for Executive Health was recently listed on Worth magazine’s website as one of the top 10 programs of its kind in the country. Worth is a publication dedicated to providing information about financial, legal and lifestyle issues unique to high net worth individuals. Read The Top 10 ...

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    Scripps Doctor Talks About Concussion and Youth Sports

    Dr. Michael Lobatz spoke with San Diego CW6 News about the importance of knowing the signs and symptoms of concussion, especially for youth athletes. Dr. Lobatz is medical director of the Rehabilitation Center and Brain Injury Program at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. The center offers ...

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    Teen Stroke Patient Gets Back to Volleyball

    In 2009, high school volleyball player Claire Cordua had a stroke while driving to the beach. She was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla where Giuseppe Ammirati, MD, was able to save her life. A year later, Cordua is in college and getting ready to participate in her first National ...

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    Scripps Health Announces Proton Therapy Center

    Scripps Health announced plans to open the first patient care facility in San Diego County to offer advanced proton therapy to cancer patients. Groundbreaking for the $185 million Scripps Proton Therapy Center is expected in July 2010 and the facility is expected to be open for patient care by ...

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    Scripps Health Announces Proton Therapy Center

    San Diego’s CBS News reports Scripps Health’s plan to open the first patient care facility in San Diego County to offer advanced proton therapy to cancer patients. Scripps also received recognition as one of America’s top 10 health systems, according to a report from Thomson ...

    • Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010