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A Cure for Ulcerative Colitis

A Cure for Ulcerative Colitis

Plagued by what she termed "excruciating pain" from ulcerative colitis since the age of 13, Sarah underwent surgery at UW Hospital. She now lives a pain-free life and recently celebrated the birth of her first child. Looking back to her difficul...
7/06/2015 | A Cure for Ulcerative Colitis

Parry-Romberg Syndrome: Christine's Story

Parry-Romberg Syndrome: Christine

Parry-Romberg Syndrome is a rare condition in which the soft tissue structures on one side of the face atrophy and deteriorate. Little is known about this disease, but it is more common in young girls than boys and often only affects the left side of...
6/12/2015 | Parry-Romberg Syndrome: Christine's Story

Advanced Pulmonary Disease and Lung Transplant Program

Advanced Pulmonary Disease and Lung Transplant Program

With more than 25 years of experience, the UW Health Lung Transplant team in Madison, Wisconsin, has completed more than 600 transplants. Its rich history of excellence and focus on compassionate care creates, as Dr. Cornwell says, "intense rela...
5/28/2015 | Advanced Pulmonary Disease and Lung Transplant Program

McKenah's Story

McKenah

McKenah was born 12 weeks early. Shortly after, she acquired a severe infection of the instestine. The intensity of the inflammation in her 3-pound little body damaged her brain.Kris was her neonatal nurse and took care of McKenah almost every day fo...
5/28/2015 | McKenah's Story

Singing in Chorus Helps Alzheimer's Patients

Singing in Chorus Helps Alzheimer

Participation in the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute's chorus for Alzheimer's Disease patients lifts the spirits of the choral members and may be helping with their memories. 
5/15/2015 | Singing in Chorus Helps Alzheimer's Patients

Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Studies

Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Studies

The Pediatric Heart Program and Pediatric Cardiology Clinic at American Family Children's Hospital specialize in the care of children and young adults with heart-related conditions.Our care team emphasizes the comfort of our patients and families whe...
4/30/2015 | Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Studies

UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

Dylan Rollo suffered significant nerve damage following a motorcycle accident, giving him little hope of returning to work. Following delicate peripheral nerve surgery, he has responded well with positive results during his recovery. He is grate...
2/27/2015 | UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Diagnosed with a heart disorder, the medication Keith McCarter took caused him to gain so much weight he was removed from the transplant waiting list. Referred to the UW Health Medical and Surgical Weight Management program, he lost so much weight, h...
11/20/2014 | Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

UW Health Sports Medicine Runners Clinic

UW Health Sports Medicine Runners Clinic

UW Health Sports Medicine Runners Clinic is designed specifically with the runner's needs in mind. Our team of professionals will provide expert assessment and treatment of your running-related concerns, including running and injury evaluations. ...
9/30/2014 | UW Health Sports Medicine Runners Clinic

Sports Medicine Cyclists Clinic Helps Injured Bikers

Sports Medicine Cyclists Clinic Helps Injured Bikers

Whether you are an avid cyclist, recreational rider, triathlete or commuter in Wisconsin, the UW Health Sports Rehabilitation Cyclists Clinic is committed to keeping you on the roads and trails. 
9/30/2014 | Sports Medicine Cyclists Clinic Helps Injured Bikers