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Charlotte Ponce New Ear Surgery Complete

Kongkrit Chaiyasate, M.D., pediatric plastic surgeon, Beaumont Children’s Hospital, has attached a new ear he created for 12-year-old Charlotte Ponce of Spring Lake, Mich.

On April 15, 2014, Dr. Chaiyasate removed pieces of Charlotte’s ribs to create a new ear. He placed the molded pieces of the ribs under Charlotte’s forearm to allow skin to grow around the new ear. On July 10, 2014, Dr. Chaiyasate removed the ear from the child’s arm and attached it to her head.

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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