February 2007
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February 2007 posts

Swedish Neurosurgeon Interviewed for National TV Story on Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

SEATTLE, Feb. 27, 2007 -- South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson recently underwent surgery to repair a bleeding arteriovenous malformation, also known as AVM, after displaying symptoms of a stroke. It was reported that Senator Johnson was in the midst of a telephone conference with news reporters w...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute Completes Major New Site for Advanced Neurosurgical Procedures

SEATTLE, Feb. 12, 2007 – The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) today opened a $30 million clinical complex at Swedish Medical Center's Cherry Hill (formerly Providence) Campus. Centerpieces of the new facility are four state-of-the-art operating rooms (ORs) that feature the most advanced ...

American Heart Association Recognizes Swedish's Stroke Patient Care

SEATTLE, Feb. 8, 2007 – Today Swedish received the Get With The GuidelinesSM – Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) Sustained Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association at the 2007 International Stroke Conference in San Francisco. Swedish is one of just...

Swedish Cancer Institute Study Finds Patient-Detected Breast Cancer Has Higher Recurrence, Mortality Risk than Mammography-Detected Breast Cancer

SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2007 – A recent study by Drs. Henry Kaplan of the Swedish Cancer Institute and Judith Malmgren of HealthSTAT Consulting Inc. found that patient-detected breast cancer appears to be a more virulent form of breast cancer than mammography-detected breast cancer with a higher ra...

2007 Swedish Heart Diet Answers "What's for Dinner Tonight?"

SEATTLE, Feb. 1, 2007 – What's for dinner that's healthy and delicious? Answer this question with a little help from the 2007 Swedish Heart Diet. This free booklet contains more than 40 heart-healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, side dishes and desserts. The 2007 Swedish Heart Diet ...
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