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Surgeons at NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital have the highest success rate in the nation for primary repair of biliary atresia (BA), a congenital defect that causes bile to back up into the liver, usually resulting in the need for a liver transplant within the first two years of a child’s life. And in cases where a transplant is needed, our transplantation team has made great strides with living donors.
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Eggs are a fantastic source of inexpensive, high quality protein. In fact, one egg contains seven grams of protein in addition to 14 essential nutrients including choline and vitamin D. They are easily digested and great for patients experiencing digestive symptoms. However, not all eggs are created equal, so let’s take a look at the differences between eggs by looking at labels……
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Gastric bypass surgery, performed for over 50 years, is one of the most common weight loss operations in the United States. Columbia bariatric surgeon, Dr. Abraham Krikhely tells why it’s especially effective for those with GERD (acid reflux) and diabetes.
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Advances in Curing Hepatitis C

Treat and be Proactive.
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"In the past ten years, we have been emphasizing prevention for many forms of heart disease,” says Dr. Edward Schuster, assistant clinical professor of Cardiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia. "With a healthy diet, no smoking and proper medication, we have cut the death rate from coronary events by 50 percent. In Fairfield County, where Columbia has an affiliate hospital, this figure has dropped by an impressive 80 percent, indicating that lifestyle changes can have a big effect."
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PAD now affects more than 8.5 Americans and is becoming more prevalent as the population ages--yet this condition often goes undiagnosed. Patients with peripheral arterial disease have a higher risk of coronary artery disease, heart attack or stroke. Left untreated, PAD can lead to gangrene and amputation.
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David Kalfa, MD, PhD, has received a grant from the CHD Coalition to create and test a new type of heart valve that can grow and conform to the patient’s anatomy over time. Such a device would benefit neonates, children and young adults with congenital heart disease, reducing the need for multiple surgeries and greatly improving their quality of life.
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The Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Comprehensive Care Center at NYP/Columbia is making great strides in the treatment of children with this relatively rare diagnosis. In 2014, the hospital received accreditation as a Center of Comprehensive Care by the National PH Association. Established 20 years ago, Columbia’s program continues to be one of the largest in the world, drawing patients across the United States and from other countries.
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