New PET/CT scanner a national first

By Craig Degginger

February 16, 2006

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.

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

By Craig Degginger

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.

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

By Craig Degginger

January 13, 2006

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.

UWMC wins Governor’s Award

By Craig Degginger

October 27, 2005

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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