Category: Case Studies
Pregnancy and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Patient Choice and Medical Advice Come Together
A case study highlighting the collaborative care required to help one mother survive a complex pregnancy and delivery.
Case Study: Toddler with Wilms’ Tumor in Remission After Aggressive Therapy
Wilms’ tumor is the most common type of kidney cancer in children; however, it is a rare diagnosis with approximately 500 cases per year in the U.S. Diffuse anaplastic Wilms’ tumor is a more aggressive subtype of the disease and requires more intensive therapy.
Case Study: 88-Year-Old Survives Cardiogenic Shock with Emergency Coronary Intervention
This is one example of a complex case with a positive outcome made possible by the collaborative efforts of UVA's multidisciplinary heart team.
Case Study: Total Ankle Arthroplasty
With the expertise of three full-time, fellowship-trained orthopedic foot and ankle specialists to guide decision-making, UVA has been able to standardize its approach to a procedure with a somewhat binary treatment algorithm.
Case Study: Arthroscopic Hip Surgery for Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
Case study highlights why this procedure is especially beneficial for the subset of patients who develop arthritis as young adults and would otherwise require a hip replacement.
Top 3 Ways to Ensure Your Emergent Patients Get Rapid Care
Get your patients the right care at the right place at the right time. Learn more about utilizing the Acute Cardiovascular/ Cerebrovascular Emergencies (ACE) network protocols effectively. Plus, a case study highlights the right response to an aortic emergency.
Case Study: Hybrid Operating Room Enables Less Invasive Treatment of Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
UVA was the second medical center in the country to open a neurovascular operating room suite equipped with intraoperative MRI and biplane angiography. For one patient, this hybrid OR enabled surgeons to perform a less invasive treatment for a complex vascular condition.
Case Study: UVA-Riverside Partnership Gives Tidewater Cancer Patients Access to the Most Advanced Radiosurgical Technology Available
Read a case study that demonstrates the impact of the UVA-Riverside partnership as the two centers continue to provide patients in the Tidewater area and beyond access to the latest in radiosurgical technology.
Case Study: Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
In contrast to traditional open TLIF, minimally invasive TLIF achieves effective results with less soft tissue damage, decreased blood loss, reduced postoperative pain and short hospital stay.
Case Study: Trochleoplasty to Treat Recurrent Patellar Dislocation
For those patients with recurrent dislocation of the kneecap caused by an anatomical abnormality, UVA orthopedic surgeon David Diduch, MD, offers a potential long-term solution. Read a case study and watch a video of the procedure to learn more about trochleoplasty.