The Ecuadorean National Assembly has bestowed its highest scientific award to Donald Silberberg, MD, professor emeritus and former Chair of Neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, for his efforts spanning two decades to raise awareness, enhance medical education and improve patient care for neurological and psychiatric conditions globally, and in Ecuador. This is the first time the Ecuadorean National Assembly has granted the Vicente Rocafuerte condecoration to an American.
Penn Study: For Cardiac Stenting Procedures, Wrist Access Offers Cost Saving Benefits Over Groin Access
In the United States, radial artery (wrist) catheterization is performed in the minority of diagnostic angiograms and cardiac stenting procedures despite the benefits it offers to patients in terms of reduced complications and faster mobility after the procedure.
Joseph Baur of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research about aging.
PHILADELPHIA – Former President George W. Bush will visit Gaborone, Botswana, Thursday, July 5, to launch a program that will expand women’s health initiatives in that country.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School says states need to move on setting up health exchanges.