ARCHIVE: February 2021

Hospital Wins Battle Against Time for One Patient’s Aortic...

Aortic emergencies, if not diagnosed and managed in due time, are life threatening. Responding to them effectively requires the rapid activation of a complex health ecosystem. Even when these...

New Implantable Device Helps Monitor Cardiac Failure From The...

Barbara Peete spent 34 years of her life as an elementary school teacher in Florida. She led a productive life, making a daily impact on thousands of young students. She raised two children together...

Leading the way in Otolaryngology

Tampa General Hospital is one of only three academic centers in the region to offer comprehensive head & neck oncologic care. This includes a unique combined anterior & lateral skull base...

Advances in Colorectal Cancer Treatment

When box-office star Chadwick Boseman died at just 42 years old last summer, it came as a shocking and tragic revelation to many Americans about the increasing...

Tampa General Nurse’s Leadership of a Special Team Scores A...

Suzie Dorner was mildly puzzled by a text that popped up on her cell phone last month – a request out of nowhere from the executive director of the Tampa Sports Commission, Rob Higgins, to join...

Deep Brain Stimulation Used to Treat Movement Disorders

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an established, FDA-approved treatment for patients with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor (ET), dystonia, and several other...

Renowned Expertise in Cranial Nerve Disorders and Skull Base...

Nationally Recognized Expertise in Trigeminal Neuralgia And Other Cranial Nerve Disorders Tampa General is among the most trusted and recognized medical centers in the country for the medical and...

Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Orthopedic Surgery?

Trauma Surgeons at Tampa General Hospital, in partnership with Florida Orthopaedic Institute, are testing OrthoGrid Trauma’s image-processing software application to assist in both intraoperative...

When a Simple Activity Becomes Difficult: Providing Solutions...

They are desperate for relief and answers, coming from the southeast region and beyond for help with a basic human function: swallowing. Whether their esophageal issues are complex or common,...

Teamwork, Intensive Specialty Care Helps ECMO Patient Survive...

As an intensivist at Tampa General Hospital, Dr. Francisco Brun cares for some of the sickest patients in a hospital known for complex care. But when a young mother arrived at Tampa General,...