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John Marks, MD interviewed by Main Line Today as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

John Marks, MD, chief of Colorectal Surgery, director of Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery and Rectal Cancer Management Fellowship, Lankenau Medical Center, MLHC, was interviewed by Main Line Today magazine as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The article, entitled “Two … Continue reading

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LMC to host educational lecture on aortic aneurysms

Lankenau Heart Institute invites you to join us for an educational lecture entitled, “Evolution in the Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Aneurysms in the 21st Century,” with Joseph S. Coselli, MD, professor of Surgery and chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, … Continue reading

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LMC to host educational lecture on aortic aneurysms

Lankenau Heart Institute invites you to join us for an educational lecture entitled, “Evolution in the Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Aneurysms in the 21st Century,” with Joseph S. Coselli, MD, professor of Surgery and chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Treatment trial for patients diagnosed with advanced rectal cancer

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR Main Line Health is recruiting patients who’ve been diagnosed with locally advanced cancer of the rectum and in need of surgery. Researchers seek to determine overall survival and disease-free survival in patients administered a … Continue reading

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Drs. Plestis and Goldman co-author journal article on valve surgery on patients with ITA grafts

Konstadinos Plestis, MD, System chief, Cardiac Surgery, Lankenau Heart Institute, and Scott Goldman, MD, director of the structural heart program, Lankenau Heart Institute, along with several other cardiac physician/research colleagues, have co-authored an article, “Ministernotomy Aortic Valve Surgery in Patients … Continue reading

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Lankenau Medical Center named among Becker’s “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs”

Becker’s Hospital Review has named Lankenau Medical Center, the flagship of Main Line Health’s Lankenau Heart Institute, among its list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs.” The award recognizes hospitals leading the nation in cardiovascular care. … Continue reading

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Main Line Health System chief of cardiovascular disease presented positive one-year results for new peripheral vascular study

William A. Gray, MD, system chief of the division of cardiovascular disease at Main Line Health and president of Lankenau Heart Institute, led the first peripheral vascular clinical study to enroll patients with 100% dissected vessels. He presented the one-year … Continue reading

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Contributions in memory of Pittsburgh shooting victim requested

I’m Jonah Klein, a 4th year general surgery resident at Lankenau, spending the year in the lab with Dr. Wallon, and have had the fortune of meeting most of you. My mother is Rabbi Cheryl Klein of Dor Hadash Congregation, … Continue reading

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MLH uses hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy on ovarian cancer patient

  On October 30, Lankenau Medical Center performed the first hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer at Main Line Health.  A patient of Dr. Brian Wojciechowski at Riddle Hospital was optimally resected and received two hours of high temperature chemotherapy … Continue reading

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LMC one of three hospitals in the nation to obtain da Vinci SP® Surgical System

Lankenau Medical Center is among the first three hospitals in the United States—and the first in Pennsylvania—to receive the new Intuitive Surgical single-port platform, the da Vinci® SP Surgical System. The latest generation of the da Vinci robot provides surgeons … Continue reading

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