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Robotic-Assisted Surgery: Lung Resection Video

Robotic-Assisted Surgery: Lung Resection

Watch as Dr. L. James Wudel, Jr., performs a minimally-invasive lung resection of right upper lobe cancer. His unique approach results in less trauma, less pain, and faster recovery for patients.

Minimally Invasive Posterior Approach Hip Video

Minimally Invasive Posterior Approach Hip

John Shields, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedics, discusses a new technique in minimally invasive posterior hip surgery.

MAST MIDLIF: A Hybrid Minimally Invasive Posterior Interbody Fusion Technique with Cortical Bone Screws Video

MAST MIDLIF: A Hybrid Minimally Invasive Posterior Interbody Fusion Technique with Cortical Bone Screws

Dr. Charles Branch Jr, professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, discusses the use of cortical bone screws in multiple minimally invasive fusion procedures.

Celiac Disease - The great masquerader Video

Celiac Disease - The great masquerader

Anca M. Safta, MD, discusses her topic of Celiac Disease

News Releases

Intensive Blood Pressure Can Reduce Risk of Harm to Heart Muscle

Monday, May 22, 2017 1:20 PM

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has shown that aggressive lowering of blood pressure in people with hypertension reduced the risk of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). This condition, the enlargement and ...

Wake Forest Baptist Continues Efforts to Improve Outcomes for Stroke Survivors and their Families

Monday, May 22, 2017 10:25 AM

“Mommy, you need to come home. Daddy’s had a stroke.” That’s the phone call Sheila Allen of High Point received last April, while out of town on business. Her two young daughters had called 911 and paramedics had taken her 51-year-old ...

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