Posted on November 18th, 2010 No comments
Patients undergoing plastic or reconstructive surgery should receive a risk assessment before their procedure to predict whether they’ll develop potentially fatal blood clots in the legs or lungs, according to research at the University of Michigan Medical School. Researchers also found that 1 in 9 patients at highest risk based on that assessment will develop clots if not given clot-preventing medications after surgery.
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Posted on December 8th, 2009 No comments
“I really enjoy the making of a thumb,” says University of Michigan hand surgeon, Dr. Kevin Chung. “It’s a challenge that requires both tremendous skill and creativity;” a combination of factors that, for him, hits the surgical sweet spot. This specialized interest is one of the many reasons why his practice has made U-M one of the nation’s leading destinations for hand surgeries. Read More …
Posted on December 2nd, 2008 No comments
Stephen R. Buchman, MD, Professor of Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery, Director of Craniofacial Anomalies Program and Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery was named as a 2008 Outstanding Clinician of the Year by the U-M Medical School.
Posted on August 27th, 2008 No comments
Kevin Chung, MD, MS, Professor of Plastic Surgery, has recently been appointed to Assistant Dean for Instructional Faculty. He also received the National Institute’s of Health Mid-Career Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research and the U-M Medical School’s Clinical and Health Services Research Award.