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New Treatment Option for Patients with Low Back Pain

May 21, 2024 at 01:34 pm by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay   Patients with chronic, non-surgical low back pain now have access to a minimally invasive outpatient procedure that can bring relief and rehabilita.... Read More

LINX Offers Additional Option for Patients with Severe Reflux

May 21, 2024 at 01:34 pm by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay   Surgeons at UAB are finding that the LINX® (Laparoscopic magnetic sphincter augmentation) is giving patients an option besides medication or la.... Read More

First Smart Knee Implant in Birmingham

May 21, 2024 at 01:34 pm by kbarrettalley

By Jane Ehrhardt   “We’re getting data on things we’ve never been able to measure before,” said Scott Appell, MD, the joint replacement surgeon.... Read More

Grandview First in Alabama to Perform New Targeted Therapy for Brain Tumors

May 21, 2024 at 01:34 pm by kbarrettalley

By Lauren Johnson   In March, Grandview Medical Center became the first hospital in Alabama to treat patients with brain tumors using Surgically Targeted Radiation Ther.... Read More

UAB Surgeons See Advantages in Using BioBrace to Support Soft Tissue Repairs

Apr 23, 2024 at 10:47 am by kbarrettalley

By Laura Freeman   In June of last year, UAB became the first orthopedic surgery program in Alabama to use BioBrace implants to support weakened soft tissue in procedu.... Read More

May 2024

May 21, 2024 at 01:33 pm by kbarrettalley

Your May 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!