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    Helping Athletes Return to Form

    Last January, 19-year-old Brett Korporaal began suffering from severe pain in his right shoulder. A shortstop at San Jose City College, Korporaal was unable to perform any type of throwing or hitting activities and had to stop playing baseball altogether. The pain became so overwhelming that he went ...

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    Scripps Clinic Conducts Study On The Use Of Canines In Detection Of Cancer

    They can fetch. They can roll over and play dead. But can dogs really detect cancer? A study being conducted at Scripps Clinic in San Diego is investigating the possibility that “man’s best friend” may also be able to detect cancer by sniffing urine samples. Society has been using ...

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    Doors Open at Dickinson & Gooding Center for Early Detection

    By proclamation of San Diego Mayor Dick Murphy, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004 is recognized as Dickinson and Gooding Center for Early Detection Day. The Mayor’s proclamation marks a significant day in San Diego health care as the doors to the Dickinson & Gooding Center for Early Detection at ...

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    Scripps Clinic Physicians Participate in Ground Breaking Gene Therapy Study for Cardiovascular Disease

    Scripps Clinic is one of only 20 cardiac medical centers in the U.S. participating in a Phase IIb study of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-2 (VEGF-2) for the treatment of severe cardiovascular disease. Richard A. Schatz, MD, co chairman of the Division of Cardiology and research director of ...

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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 ...