Beaumont physicians have new option in treating strokes

Dick Suminski of Rochester Hills credits his Beaumont cardiologist, along with a fast-acting medical team of stroke specialists' with saving his life. He also concedes he was in the right place at the right time. Suminski had his stroke as he was getting ready to leave Beaumont, Royal Oak where he had been hospitalized to stabilize internal

Beaumont research: CT heart scans accurate, faster, less costly for chest pain diagnosis

Beaumont Hospital cardiologists and emergency physicians have demonstrated that coronary CT angiography is accurate, definitive, much faster and less costly than the standard diagnostic testing for emergency room chest pain patients. This revolutionary research, published in the Feb. 27 Journal of the American College of Cardiology, is the

Beaumont research published in AJC: Survival of the 'aerobically fittest'

Research done at Beaumont Hospitals and published in today's American Journal of Cardiology reports the significance of aerobic fitness for heart attack patients. The research team concluded, following a heart attack, aerobic fitness may be more important than heart muscle function when it comes to improving a patient's long-term survival.

Beaumont chosen robotic surgery teaching center

Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci® surgical robot, has selected Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak to be a Multi-specialty Training Center for Robotic Surgery. Beaumont joins just a handful of centers in the world teaching how to use the sophisticated equipment. Beaumont's surgical expertise, two fully equipped operating rooms in the

Beaumont's Surgical Learning Center achieves prestigious designation

The American College of Surgeons has fully accredited the Marcia and Eugene Applebaum Surgical Learning Center at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak as a Level 1 Education Institute. This designation is the highest level of accreditation given by the ACS. "Beaumont is one of only 10 centers in North America to receive this designation and is

Beaumont physicians hopeful investigational drug will regenerate damaged spinal disc tissue

  Back in July, Rob Rosso, 32 of Eastpointe, became one of the first persons in the world to have his damaged spinal disc injected with an investigational drug called OP-1&reg. Beaumont Hospital physicians, part of a nationwide research study, are hopeful this drug leads to a new, noninvasive treatment for degenerative disc disease by

Beaumont opens premier surgical specialty center for children

Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak - the largest provider of pediatric surgery in a five-county region - has opened the Ghesquiere Family Center for Children's Surgery, a surgical specialty center designed specifically for children. The center offers the most advanced technology, minimally invasive surgical procedures and a highly trained

Beaumont first to test new tool to treat atrial fibrillation

  Doctors at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak recently treated the first heart patient in the United States participating in a research study with a new technology called High Intensity Focused Ultrasound. The 65-year-old woman from White Lake, Mich. is part of a national study looking at HIFU as a potential treatment option for the debilitating

Beaumont study uses heat to attack liver cancer

Researchers at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak are recruiting people with liver cancer for research that uses heat to destroy tumors. The heat is generated in a procedure called radiofrequency ablation. The procedure uses electrical energy to create radio waves that in turn produce heat used to destroy cancer cells. About 120 participants

Beaumont offers new treatment option with radiation Gamma Knife

Southeast Michigan has a new option for advanced radiation treatment for brain tumors and neurological conditions with the installation of a Gamma Knife® at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. The $3.5-million Gamma Knife® uses 201 focused beams to deliver a highly therapeutic dose of radiation to the brain with pinpoint accuracy and without the