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    Scripps Clinic Awarded the Hap Paul Award for Outstanding Development in New Technology of Joint Replacement

    The HAP Paul Award for outstanding development in new technology of joint replacement was awarded to the Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education (SCORE) on September 24th at the International Society for Technology and Arthroplasty (ISTA) conference in Rome, Italy. The ...

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    Scripps Clinic Begins Stem Cell Study for Heart Disease

    Physicians at Scripps Clinic are participating in the world’s first study of selected adult stem cell injections in the heart to determine the benefit in treating patients with severe chest pain as a result of end stage, inoperable coronary artery disease. Richard A. Schatz, M.D., co chair and ...

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    A First in San Diego for Scripps Clinic Transplant Surgeons

    Scripps Center for Organ and Cell Transplantation surgeons, Jonathan Fisher, MD, and Randolph Schaffer, MD, performed the first-ever organ procurement in San Diego from a non-heart beating donor last month. Most organs are obtained from cadaveric donors—individuals who have suffered brain ...

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    Scripps Clinic Performs Unique Dual Laparoscopic Procedure

    The skill and teamwork of two physicians at Scripps Clinic, combined with the expertise of the surgical staff at Scripps Green Hospital, recently led to a unique surgery that changed the life of a local woman. The procedure involved both a hysterectomy and a bowel resection to remove a colon ...

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    You Don't Have to Live with Sleep Apnea

    My dad snored. So it came as no surprise to me when I found out I was a snorer. It was easy enough to dismiss this with a laugh. I didn’t recognize the possibility that my snoring might be indicative of a problem. I simply considered it to be part of who I was. Like so many of us, I became ...

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    Scripps Surgeon First to Implant Electronic Knee

    Medical history was made in San Diego recently when a surgeon from the Scripps Clinic Division of Orthopaedic Surgery implanted into a patient a total knee prosthesis that has the ability to directly measure forces that occur within the knee. This type of prosthesis has never before been implanted ...

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    Somnoplasty: A Treatment Solution for a Good Night's Sleep

    It’s happened to all of us: we sleeplessly toss and turn while the person next door snorts and snarfs his way through the night. “Millions of people snore, most of them men over the age of 20,” said Robert Bone, MD, chief of Head and Neck Surgery and Otology at Scripps Clinic in ...

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    Scripps Teaches Heart Patients to Monitor Their Heart Health

    The first two months after the December holidays are when nurse Nancy Brass-Mynderse knows she’s going to start seeing all her heart patients. “They’ve spent December eating everything they’re not supposed to including candy, pies and salty snacks,” said the nurse ...

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    Cardiac MRI Gives View of Beating Heart Never Visible Before

    While magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology has been in development for 20 years, only recently has it improved to the point where it can clearly capture a beating heart. With the breakthrough development of high-speed and high-strength magnets, physicians can now obtain amazingly detailed ...