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Beaumont first in U.S. to offer new system to ‘test drive’ bowel and bladder incontinence therapy

Dianne Bachman, 71, of Macomb, has had an overactive bladder and urge incontinence for more than two years. This condition hindered her once-active lifestyle. She was among the first in the nation to benefit from the new Verify Evaluation System at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak on Sept. 17.

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Fireworks: better seen from a distance

Red, white and BOOM! Some say it wouldn't be the 4th of July without fireworks - a dangerous tradition that injures nearly 10,000 Americans each year. According to the American College of Emergency Physicians, nearly half of those injured by fireworks are children. Fireworks may be beautiful, but they're best seen and heard from a distance.

Beaumont Medical Center, West Bloomfield offers new services

Beaumont Medical Center, West Bloomfield has expanded its medical services for area residents.  Through a $40 million expansion, new services include same-day surgeries, cardiac rehabilitation, coronary computed tomography heart scans and nuclear SPECT/CT imaging. Along with these new services, the adult orthopedic rehabilitation area has

Beaumont, Royal Oak appoints new chief of pediatric neurosurgery

Holly S. Gilmer, M.D., has been named the chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. "Dr. Gilmer is a most welcome addition to our neurosurgery team," says Charles Shanley, M.D., senior vice president, Surgical Services and chairman, department of Surgery. "Her surgical skills, leadership and breadth of

Beaumont researching nonsurgical heart valve repair

Beaumont is the first hospital in metro Detroit to treat patients in a clinical study evaluating the MitraClip® system to repair the mitral valve without open-heart surgery. The MitraClip® device is used for patients with moderately severe to severe mitral regurgitation, the most common type of heart valve problem. With the clip,

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe announces new chiefs

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe has announced the appointment of several medical and surgical chiefs who will take on administrative responsibilities in their respective areas. "We are very pleased to have these talented, skilled physicians at Beaumont," says Larry Lloyd, M.D., senior vice president and director of Surgical