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It Could be Vascular

Do you have pain in your legs that comes and goes? Are your feet cold or numb? Do you have weakness in your legs, hair loss on your calves and feet? Changes of the color of your feet or poor wound healing? Family history, if you smoke with no symptoms at all – – it…
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UBMD Surgery Physicians Named Top Docs in WNY 2018

Every January, Buffalo Spree publishes Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors list.  For 2018, UBMD Surgery has two physicians that have ranked as a Top Doc in WNY for Surgery specialty. Dr. Steven D. Schwaitzberg Dr. Alan R. Posner Congratulations doctors!  We are proud of your success.

Colon Cancer: What you need to know – Free Community Education Class

Kaleida Health provides Healthy U, a free education class available to the community.   February’s class topic is “Colon Cancer: What you need to know“, which will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. The presentation will be given by John B. Ortolani, M.D. & Rectal Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery, University…
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Kidney Transplant Medical Minute with Liise Kayler MD

Dr. Kayler explains the benefit of a kidney transplant for patients on dialysis.  To learn more about kidney transplants, click here to watch Dr. Kayler’s Medical Minute.

Drowsy Driving Medical Minute with Dr. Clarice Cooper

Dr. Clarice Cooper was featured in ECMC’s Medical Minute talking about the danger behind Drowsy Driving.  Dr. Cooper explains danger signs to look out for as well as effective ways to stay alert while driving.  Click here to watch Dr. Cooper’s Medical Minute and learn ways to stay alert while driving.

Tree Stand Safety Medical Minute with Dr. William Flynn Jr.

Dr. Flynn talks about Tree Stand Safety tips on ECMC’s Medical Minute.  Click here to watch Dr. Flynn’s video and learn more about tree stand safety.

Hunting Safety Medical Minute with Dr. Jeffrey Jordan

Dr. Jordan explains hunting safety tips and the occurrence of trauma centers treating hunters.  Click here to watch Dr. Jordan’s video to learn more about hunting safety.

Fire Safety Medical Minute with Dr. Michael Chopko

Dr. Chopko is a Trauma Surgeon at ECMC.  Click here to watch this video about Fire Safety, ways to avoid recreational burns and fire safety tips.

Outcomes of Three Types of Native Arteriovenous Fistula in a Single Center

Linda M. Harris coauthored a publication titled “Outcomes of Three Types of Native Arteriovenous Fistula in a Single Center,” published in the Journal of Vascular Access, section 18(5):379-383, 2017 Sep 11. Authors include Chisci E; Harris LM; Menici F; Frosini P; Romano E; Troisi N; Ercolini L; Michelagnoli S.  Click the link below to read the…
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Is Vein Bypass Truly Superior to Endovascular Intervention for Tibial Disease With “Severe” Limb Ischaemia?

Linda M. Harris MD authored a publication titled “Is Vein Bypass Truly Superior to Endovascular Intervention for Tibial Disease With “Severe” Limb Ischaemia?” You can read this publication in section 54(2):202, 2017 08 of the European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery by clicking the following link: https://www.ejves.com/article/S1078-5884(17)30284-8/fulltext  Click here to view Dr. Harris’ profile.