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UPMC Joins Clinical Trial to Test Abdominal Foam in Traumas
Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:36 PM

Trauma experts at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC will join a multi-center trial to evaluate the effectiveness of an experimental treatment for trauma-related abdominal bleeding. 

The two-year study — REVIVE: Reducing Exsanguination Via In-Vivo Expandable Foam — will enroll patients with abdominal injuries involving severe internal bleeding.… Read more…

Life or Death: Hospital Readiness for Pediatric Emergencies

Critically ill children brought to hospital emergency departments that are ill-prepared to care for pediatric emergencies have more than three…

Inflammation Persists in Sepsis Survivors

One out of four sepsis patients who survive their hospital stay have elevated levels of inflammation a year after discharge,…

First Ever State Sepsis Regulation Tied to Lower Death Rates

Death rates from sepsis fell faster in New York than expected—and faster than in peer states—following the introduction of the…

Sherry Chou, MD, Awarded R21 Grant to Study Biomarker for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Associate Professor Sherry Chou, MD, was awarded an R21 grant to determine if an early biomarker test can identify subarachnoid…

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