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Dr. Katz stands in a room, wearing a VR headset and a pair of scrubs. His hands are out in front of him like he's conducting an orchestra

AR Surgery

May 25, 2022

If Clearview Surgical and Dr. Marc Katz have their way, AR could be the future of surgery in the not-too-distant future.

a female doctor in white coat stands behind a counter speaking to two nurses, whose backs are to the camera

Specialty ED

May 23, 2022

A specialty emergency room on the MUSC Health Charleston campus means more streamlined care.

two female doctors stand on either side of a patient in a procedure room bathed in fluorescent green light

Heart Failure Treatment

April 09, 2022

Doctors at MUSC Health are excited to participate in a trial demonstrating a less invasive way to implant a heart failure device.

Three test tubes are pictured, the first with plasma, the second with plasma and chemotherapy, and the third with the filtered plasma. Modified from Figure 4d of the Motamarry et al article in Cancers under an open access Creative Common CC BY license.

Blood Cleanse

April 06, 2022

MUSC researchers have developed a way to remove toxic chemotherapeutic drugs from the blood after cancer treatment to prevent them from reaching the heart.

in a bright airy living room with a colorful rug of a farm a little boy grins at the camera while his mother sits a foot or so behind and smiles at him

From the Heart

December 15, 2021

A pediatric heart surgeon didn't like any of the typical options for helping a young patient. Instead, he decided to try something different.

a view through the scanning tube of two techs preparing a patient for a CT scan and company representatives in the background looking on

Technological Leap

November 09, 2021

A new way of doing CT scans means less radiation and better images - and MUSC researchers are helping to fine tune the technology.

3D still showing myocardial ischemia

Predicting Heart Disease

August 16, 2021

MUSC researchers discover a potential biomarker that predicts severity of heart disease in African American lupus patients.

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Cardiogenic Shock

July 14, 2021

A new team at MUSC Health aims to help more people across the state survive cardiogenic shock – a rare but life-threatening condition.

a doctor sits at a computer station in a hospital corridor and speaks to someone out of view

Timely Data

June 07, 2021

New software gives cardiac ICU doctors more data to make better decisions for patient safety.

An image of the heart as it shows up on the artificial intelligence radiology software.

Early Warning

February 23, 2021

A radiology artificial intelligence program proved so useful that the technology will now be used across the MUSC Health system.

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