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Heart transplants have become the gold standard therapy for end stage heart failure, but they are still considered a treatment of last resort.
Liver Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Risk factors for liver cancer include viral infections of the liver (such as hepatitis) and chronic liver disease (cirrhosis) as well as fatty liver disease.
Pediatric Kidney Transplant
Kidney failure in children can be caused by birth defects and genetic conditions; a kidney transplant can be safe and effective treatment.
Anesthesia for Breast Cancer Surgery
Anesthesiologists make sure that patients with breast cancer are safe and comfortable both during and after surgery, tailoring sedation to your needs.
Blood Clots in Veins, Heart and Lungs
When blood clots form within blood vessels they can obstruct blood flow, which can cause blockages affecting the heart, lungs and other organs.
Diagnosing Liver Cancer
In diagnosing liver cancer, a pathological study is essential because the disease presents few symptoms. Pathology also guides treatment.
Egg Donation (for the recipient)
For a number of patients, egg donation is the only option that will allow them to achieve parenthood. This is an approach with high success rates.
For epilepsy, new brain surgery techniques can bring relief, and often a cure, if seizures haven't been helped by medications.
Hepatitis B and C
Hepatitis is caused by a virus in the blood. Infection occurs through exposure to the virus. Hepatitis B and C cause liver inflammation.
Osteoporosis causes weakened bones and a higher-than-normal risk of fractures. It occurs as people age, but when caught early, it is treatable.
Penicillin allergy is the most commonly reported medication allergy in the United States, and for people who have it, this allergy can be deadly if unmanaged.
A Yale Medicine expert explains plantar fasciitis, in which the band of tissue that runs between the heel and thetoes experiences tiny tears, causing heel pain.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease attacking the lining of joints, causing pain and inflammation, eventually damaging the entire body.
Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder that causes skin to lose pigment (coloring) in spots or, rarely, all over the body. It is a progressive disorder with no cure.
Whether for screenings, diagnosis, or treatment for yourself or someone you care about, Yale Cancer Center offers multidisciplinary care.
Endometriosis is a common and painful condition affecting women during their reproductive years.
Endometriosis occurs when the normal lining of the uterus starts to grow outside the uterine wall, typically inside of the abdomen.
Mental Health Medications for Children
Children may benefit from mental health medications, which may be helpful in treating autism, obsessive compulsive disorder or depression.