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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:

 

TAVR Procedure Helps Patients with Severely Damaged Aortic Valve

TAVR Procedure Helps Patients with Severely Damaged Aortic Valve

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

Life with Ulcerative Colitis: Katie Hopwood's Story

Life with Ulcerative Colitis: Katie Hopwood

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

 

 

Back to Normal: Lydia's Story

 

 

Carson Huebel

 

 

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