Minimally Invasive Surgery: Our Patients
Surgeons at UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin, use minimally invasive surgical techniques to improve the health - and lives - of their patients. Meet a few of the patients who have benefited from minimally invasive surgery below:
Bill's Story In January 2012, Bill Tewes became one of the first people in Wisconsin to undergo transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a procedure that allows correction for patients with aortic valves deemed too damaged for surgery.&nbs...
8/02/2018 | TAVR Procedure Helps Patients with Severely Damaged Aortic Valve
At age 17, Katie Hopwood was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, a painful and debilitating chronic inflammation of the colon. For Hopwood, a three-sport athlete with a bright future and an active lifestyle, managing the pain and bloody diarrhea quick...
4/11/2017 | Life with Ulcerative Colitis: Katie Hopwood's Story
Minimally-Invasive Surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Minimally-Invasive Surgery for Colon Cancer
Living with Ulcerative Colitis: Katie Hopwood's Story
A Cure for Ulcerative Colitis: Sarah's Story
Minimally Invasive Procedure Corrects Aortic Valve Problem
Surgeries a Breath of Fresh Air for Teenager Finding His Voice