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A group of leading cardiac specialists has proposed new guidelines for the allocation of donor hearts to patients awaiting transplant. The changes are aimed at improving the organ distribution process to increase the survival rate of patients awaiting transplant and posttransplant. The proposed ...
- Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
Doctors at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla have become the first in San Diego County to implant a new miniaturized, wireless sensor directly into the heart of patients to manage heart failure following its regulatory approval last May. The CardioMEMS HF System, implanted in three patients by ...
- Monday, January 12th, 2015
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
In an effort to protect patients and staff from the flu, Scripps Health is putting in place a number of interim visitor restrictions at its five hospital campuses in San Diego County. “With cases of influenza rising quickly in the area, we are taking precautionary measures to limit the risk of ...
With cases of seasonal flu rising quickly across San Diego County, Scripps Health is reminding local residents of some basic tips for keeping influenza at bay and dealing with the illness if it strikes.
- Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
Scripps Clinic pathologist and researcher Kelly Bethel, MD, has been selected as a founding editor of Convergence Science Physical Oncology, a new journal of IOP Publishing that is the first and only interdisciplinary title dedicated to bringing together all researchers in the field of cancer ...
- Thursday, December 11th, 2014
- Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
Researchers at the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) have launched a clinical trial in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Examiner aimed at cracking one of the toughest mysteries in forensic science — sudden unexplained death.
- Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cure will collaborate with Scripps Health at the Baseball Winter Meetings to provide free prostate cancer screenings on Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the San Diego Convention Center.
What has more than 2,200 doors, enough concrete to fill nine Olympic-sized pools, and almost 118,000 bricks? It is the new Prebys Cardiovascular Institute – San Diego’s largest and most advanced hospital dedicated to heart care. With the three-year construction phase now complete, Scripps Health ...
A study using Medicare reimbursement codes to compare the cost of proton therapy versus eight different types of partial and whole breast irradiation therapies and treatment schedules for early-stage breast cancer patients has shown that proton therapy is at or below the cost of other ...
- Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
- Scripps Proton Therapy Center
Scripps Green Hospital has been named one of the 50 top cardiovascular hospitals in the United States by Truven Health Analytics for the sixth time.