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Otolaryngologists, or head and neck surgeons, at The George Washington University Hospital offer a variety of advanced minimally invasive procedures to treat:  Eye related disorders  Facial disformities Nasal and sinus disorders Sleep disorders...
Hear from patients who had ECMO treatment at GW Hospital: Jeffrey Hartline, ECMO Patient Scott Schneider, ECMO Patient Don Flory, ECMO Patient Julia Shelton, ECMO Patient Richard Schick, ECMO Patient
The George Washington University Hospital has one of the premier emergency departments in the country, with a long history of providing leading edge medicine in a quality, caring and efficient environment. Only minutes away from Washington, D.C.'s...
George Washington University Hospital's Division of Endocrinology helps evaluate and treat endocrine disorders, which affect the glands that produce hormones, including diabetes, thyroid, pituitary, parathyroid adrenal and reproductive endocrine...
A unique collaboration to help patients with brain tumors is underway at The George Washington University Hospital where otolaryngologists (physicians who treat the ear, nose and throat) and neurosurgeons join forces to perform minimally invasive...
Endovascular surgery can be used to treat patients with an aneurysm or weakening of a blood vessel wall. As opposed to open surgery that repairs vessels from the outside through an incision and opening in the bone, endovascular surgery can be...
One of the most common problems in men over the age of 50 is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or an enlarged prostate. By age 60, more than 50 percent of the men have this problem. By age 85, the number climbs to 90 percent.  The purpose of the...
Epilepsy is a brain condition characterized by repetitive, spontaneous seizures. The seizures may appear in many ways, from a brief muscle jerk, to confusion and unresponsiveness, to generalized shaking and loss of consciousness. Epilepsy currently...
Medication Therapy There are more than 20 medications available to treat epilepsy and control seizures. Medications may keep some patients seizure-free for long periods of time, however some may interact with other medications, or have an effect on...
The esophagus is a tube connecting the throat to the stomach. The mucosa and submucosa make up the inner lining of the esophagus, which is where esophageal cancers typically develop. Esophageal cancer is a treatable disease, but it is rarely curable...

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