A new blood test measures the DNA fragments of lung transplant donors in the blood of recipients, in hopes of preventing organ rejection and saving lives.
Dean Lloyd Minor welcomed the neurosurgeon/author Henry Marsh to Stanford at a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk.
An interdisciplinary team of Stanford researchers have developed a implantable, biodegradable, wireless and battery-free blood flow sensor.
A Stanford surgeon, educator and inventor has worked to advance the science of touch.
Stanford Medicine hosted an office decorating contest to help share the holiday spirit for those who have to work between Christmas and New Year's.
Using AI, a team of Stanford researchers including an 18-year-old has developed a way to track and evaluate surgical skills.
Abdominal adhesions can have lasting, significant consequences. Now Stanford researchers have identified the cells responsible and a possible treatment.
Emergency surgery, compared to antibiotics, costs less and results in lower hospital readmission rates for appendicitis, a Stanford study finds.
Using CT scans to create estimates of heart volume is making it easier for cardiologists at Packard Children's Hospital to match kids to donor hearts.
A new Stanford strategy for kidney transplant wait-list management has been shown to help patients get into surgery faster.
When 12-year-old Lizneidy Serratos was airlifted to the Bay Area in early August, her heart was pumping so weakly that she could not walk or eat.
A Stanford Health Care video tells the story of grateful transplant patient Yolanda.
A Stanford surgeon discusses the adverse conditions, physiological changes and surgical challenges faced by space travelers.
Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.
The goal is to design a humanitarian surgical response in conflict zones to avert preventable disability and deaths through modern, evidence-based care.
Each Saturday, Stanford Medicine's Instagram gives followers a peek into the OR.