Windpipe procedure reduces mechanical ventilation time. Surgically opening the windpipe, or trachea, within the first seven days of the start of mechanical ventilation decreases the time patients spend on ventilators, shortens their ICU stay and lowers their risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia, according to a systematic review published Thursday (March 11) in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck […]
Reflecting our commitment to the health of the community, UT Health San Antonio and all of its locations will continue to follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, including the requirement to wear masks.
Individuals with cancer who get COVID-19 are more likely to have severe illness and higher death rates compared to the general public. This study aims to help prevent worse outcomes in patients with cancer and COVID-19
Bladder cancer is more aggressive and more advanced in South Texas residents than in many parts of the country, a study by the Mays Cancer Center indicates.
Switching to other testing may be warranted for safety. People who have had major sinus surgery should consult their ENT doctor before undergoing COVID-19 swab testing, new research indicates. Likewise, those performing swab testing should ask whether the patient has had extensive sinus or skull base surgery, said Philip G. Chen, MD, study senior author […]
UT Health San Antonio and its Mays Cancer Center will receive a $6 million award from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to recruit Alexander Mazin, PhD, a senior, highly accomplished biochemist and cancer biologist currently at Drexel University College of Medicine.