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Veteran and Military Health

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CU Surgery Faculty Member Receives DOD Grant to Study Transplant Rejection Biomarkers 

Soldiers and others who receive severe injuries to the hands and face often can benefit from a type of transplant known as vascularized composite allograft (VCA) — the transplantation of multiple tissues, including muscle, bone, nerve, skin, and blood vessels, as a functional unit (such as a hand or face) from a deceased donor to a recipient with a severe injury.  

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date August 23, 2022
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Department of Surgery In the News

CBS4 Denver

Frostbite Symptoms to Watch for During Frigid Temperatures Along Colorado's Front Range

news outletCBS4 Denver
Publish DateJanuary 30, 2023

Frostbite is a concern when temperatures fall dangerously low as what is happening to start this week.

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The ASCO Post

Effect of Adjuvant Chemotherapy on Survival in Patients With Resected Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma After Multiagent Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

news outletThe ASCO Post
Publish DateJanuary 09, 2023

New research found that receiving adjuvant chemotherapy improved survival in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma who received curative-intent surgery.

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Cure Today

Patients Discharged the Same Day as Their Mastectomy Express Similar Satisfaction to Those Admitted to the Hospital, Study Shows

news outletCure Today
Publish DateJanuary 05, 2023

Patients with breast cancer who receive a mastectomy and are discharged on the same day displayed similar levels of satisfaction, according to recent study.

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Limit Time Outdoors, Frostbite Victim Warns

news outletKDVR
Publish DateDecember 21, 2022

Extreme cold has officially arrived in Colorado, prompting warnings from doctors to avoid extended periods of time outside.

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