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Procedure eases complications related to fluid around lungs

Procedure eases complications related to fluid around lungs

Medical thoracoscopy provides relief for those who suffer with effusions, or an unusually large amount of fluid around the lungs that can result in coughing, trouble breathing, chest pain and fever. The minimally invasive procedure generally performed at academic medical centers is now available at UMMC after a 15-year hiatus.

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'Fingerprints' lead to $1M Children's expansion campaign donation

'Fingerprints' lead to $1M Children's expansion campaign donation

Lampkin Butts, COO of Sanderson Farms, and his wife, Susie, first toured Batson Children’s Hospital as part of the Sanderson Farms Championship, the PGA TOUR event the company sponsors. The visit helped inspire the couple to make a $1 million donation to the Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi.

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UMMC expert offers easy suggestions for lowering daily sodium intake

Too much salt in one's diet leaves many people more vulnerable to high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack. The recommended limit on salt is no more than 1,500 milligrams per day for most adults, but with the prevalence of packaged and processed foods in the U.S. diet, the salt adds up fast. A UMMC expert offers easy suggestions for lowering daily sodium intake

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UMMC expert offers easy suggestions for lowering daily sodium intake

In memoriam: Julius M. Cruse Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

In memoriam: Julius M. Cruse Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Julius M. Cruse Jr. died Aug. 20 following complications from a long battle with cancer at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He was 81.

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UM, Augusta faculty presentations, CommUNITY Day top upcoming events

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.

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UM, Augusta faculty presentations, CommUNITY Day top upcoming events

Emergency medicine, pediatrics residents join UMMC faculty

Emergency medicine, pediatrics residents join UMMC faculty

Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.

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