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Dr. Jacob Moremen prepares to insert an esophageal scope as part of the POEM procedure while Angela Sloan, scrub tech, assists.

Novel procedure restores ability to eat, quality of life

Thursday, February 22, 2018

When Pontotoc resident Audra Odom unexpectedly found herself unable to eat or drink without vomiting, life changed quickly. She lost 70 pounds and was too sick to prepare for the bar exam. After a new, minimally invasive procedure at UMMC, Odom is now able to do what most of us take for granted: enjoy a meal.

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Dr. Hyung Kim, left, assistant professor of neurosurgery, attaches electrical leads to acupuncture needles in patient John Keys' shoulders while Seth Knight, right, a third-year medical student, looks on during a treatment at the G. V.

UMMC physicians creating opioid use alternatives model

Monday, February 19, 2018

When opioids are prescribed for short-term acute pain, it’s too easy for some patients to quickly become addicted. That can spiral out of control, potentially costing them jobs, families and quality of life. Medical Center physicians are working to give patients alternatives to opioids, such as acupuncture, physical therapy and non-opioid medications, in the hope of averting addiction before it can take hold.

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In CONSULT, readers will have the opportunity to learn more about the cutting-edge clinical advances, innovative educational programs and groundbreaking research occurring at UMMC. Plus, CONSULT will regularly showcase our experts' best advice for living a healthy and mindful life.

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