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Seattle Heart Failure Model is able to accurately predict survival rates for patients with heart failure

A new model developed at the University of Washington provides an accurate estimate of one-, two-, and three-year survival rates and average years of survival for patients with heart failure.

Face it: Electrical ‘facial stimulators’ don’t really work

Devices sold over the counter to consumers as facial stimulators, claiming to produce results similar to those of a traditional face-lift, provide little, if any improvement to aging skin, according to a new study conducted at UW Medical Center’s Cosmetic Surgery Center and published in the January/February issue of the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery.

New PET/CT scanner a national first

UW Medical Center is the first hospital in the country to install a new-generation PET/CT imaging system designed to help physicians detect, diagnose and monitor treatment of cancer and other diseases, including heart disease and neurological disease, more accurately and earlier in the disease process.

Lowly worm a ‘perfect organism’ for genetic study

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Off and running: UWMC becomes title sponsor of 2006 Seattle Marathon

UW Medical Center has become the title sponsor for the 2006 Seattle Marathon, and has designated proceeds to benefit the Living Legacy Foundation, which builds community awareness of organ and tissue donation in the Pacific Northwest.

UW Medical Center first in nation to install next-generation PET/CT scanner

UW Medical Center is the first hospital in the country to install a new-generation PET/CT imaging system designed to help physicians detect, diagnose and monitor treatment of cancer and other diseases, including heart disease and neurological disease, more accurately and earlier in the disease process.

Exhibit shows medical world of Lewis & Clark

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Past UW top cop helps battle Parkinson’s with DVD for fellow patients

When Mike Shanahan was diagnosed with the early stages of Parkinson’s disease in 1993, he didn’t say anything about it to most of his co-workers in the UW Police Department that he had led as chief for more than 20 years.

UW Medical Center becomes title sponsor for 2006 Seattle Marathon

UW Medical Center has become the title sponsor for the 2006 Seattle Marathon.

UWMC wins Governor’s Award

UW Medical Center is a recipient of the 2005 Governor’s Award for Pollution Prevention & Sustainable Practices, the state’s highest honor for taking care of the environment while doing business in Washington.

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