Archive for the Women’s Health Category

New Chief of Surgical Oncology, specializing in liver and pancreatic cancer care, joins USF Health

For all his accomplishments, Andreas Karachristos, MD, prides himself on being available to his patients via his cell phone number 24-7. This open and accessible approach helps patients […]

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The USF Health Fetal Care Center of Tampa Bay’s multidisciplinary team performs third successful EXIT procedure

  Inside the mother’s womb, a fetus exchanges oxygen through the umbilical cord. Once the fetus is delivered, the umbilical cord is clamped, giving the baby the ability […]

Streamlining how we work improves patient experience

Streamlining how patients access their health care providers – from the first encounter to the myriad details for overall operations – could greatly impact patient satisfaction and quality […]

‘Watchful waiting’ with routine ultrasound safer than removing benign ovarian cysts, study suggests

USF Health is only U.S. site participating in the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis phase 5 study A watchful waiting approach may be better than surgery for most women […]

Cardiologists can help prevent diabetes, USF Health review article suggests

Cardiologists could and should take more action in guiding their patients to interventions aimed at delaying, and even preventing, diabetes, USF Health faculty proposed last month in a […]

USF Health physicians earn spots on Tampa Magazine’s 2019 Top Doctors list

Tampa Magazine surveyed nearly 9,000 physicians across the Tampa Bay area, asking them to nominate peers they consider the best in their specialty. The final 2019 Top Doctors […]

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Ovarian cancer survivor credits USF Health gynecologic oncologist with saving her life

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, or HIPEC, has shown prolonged survival in patients with advanced disease When Lisa Boynton’s frisky golden retriever Roxie nudged her awake late one night, the […]

Electively inducing labor at 39 weeks reduces risk of C-sections, other pregnancy complications

The University of South Florida-led study created a rigorous mathematical model to simulate maternal and newborn outcomes, comparing elective induction to expectant management TAMPA, Fla. (April 25, 2018) […]

Early study shows new shoe attachment can help stroke patients improve their gait [video]

A new device created at the University of South Florida – and including a cross-disciplinary team of experts from USF engineering, physical therapy and neurology – is showing […]

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Community benefits most from new USF Health Concussion Center

USF Health faculty and administrators filled the neurocognitive testing room in the USF Health Concussion Center in Carrollwood as part of an informal celebration opening the new facility. […]