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Precancerous Lesion on Pancreas Removed Without Surgery

Sept. 7, 2017 | “I never had any symptoms. That, to me, is the scariest part about it.” Ermer “E.O.” Huddleston, 80, wasn’t expecting anything abnormal when he went to his Conway gastroenterologist for an endoscopy, where a tube with a camera and light is inserted in the throat to look at the digestive tract. [...]

By | 2017-09-13T10:21:37+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Featured, Gastroenterology, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Breast Imaging Center’s Same-Day Results Eases Patient Concerns

Sept. 1, 2017 | Since she was in her early 30s, Tracy Lamey has been coming to the UAMS Breast Center twice a year for breast imaging. Her mother was diagnosed at 39 with breast cancer, so that put Lamey at high risk for the disease. “I come here because of the state-of-the-art technology,” Lamey [...]

By | 2017-09-05T14:06:52+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Doctor Rids NLR Man of Barrett’s Disease

July 18, 2017 | A year ago, Reg Hamman of North Little Rock was convinced he had heart problems. There was discomfort in his chest that prompted him to visit his cardiologist. “It turns out it was acid reflux,” Hamman said. “I was referred to my gastroenterologist who found out through an endoscopy that I [...]

Medical Student Survives Stroke Thanks to Classmates’ Quick Reaction

June 15, 2017 | Justin Treas is a busy man. The 29-year-old has a Ph.D. in environmental toxicology and has worked in cancer research. He’s married with three children and just earned his medical degree from the UAMS College of Medicine. On March 28, 2017, Treas had a stroke that his doctors believe would have [...]

By | 2017-06-16T09:06:07+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Medical Student Survives Stroke Thanks to Classmates’ Quick Reaction

June 15, 2017 | Justin Treas is a busy man. The 29-year-old has a Ph.D. in environmental toxicology and has worked in cancer research. He’s married with three children and just earned his medical degree from the UAMS College of Medicine. On March 28, 2017, Treas had a stroke that his doctors believe would have [...]

By | 2017-06-15T12:03:15+00:00 June 15th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Pine Bluff Man Free of Esophagus Cancer After Early Detection

June 1, 2017 | When Mark Harper went to see his gastroenterologist last September, he wasn’t expecting a cancer diagnosis. “I never had any symptoms,” he said. “I went in because I promised my wife I’d go see Dr. Henry Rogers before he retires.” Harper considers himself lucky. The doctor in Pine Bluff did an [...]

UAMS Hosts Second ICARE Conference for Trauma Education

May 10, 2017 | An interactive conference for health care professionals and first responders drew nearly 145 people to Fayetteville on May 3-5 to discuss and practice the best methods for handling severe traumatic injuries and medical emergencies in critical care settings It was the second year for the ICARE Conference (Improving Critical and Acute Care [...]

By | 2017-05-10T11:30:30+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Faculty, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

With Time on His Side, NLR Man Survives Stroke

May 4, 2017 | If his family had waited just half an hour more, the prognosis for 91-year-old Wayne Harris would not have been promising. One Saturday afternoon in early March, Cathy Harris was sorting clothes while her husband of 35 years was finishing a meal. “I could see him at the table and he [...]

By | 2017-05-04T13:05:41+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Cabot Man Regains Use of Hands

April 21, 2017 | Using our hands to grasp a tool or offer a round of applause are simple tasks made possible by the presence of a tissue just beneath the skin called palmar fascia. “It has a real function,” said Theresa Wyrick, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedic surgery in the UAMS College of Medicine. [...]

Med Student from Russellville Looks Forward to Psychiatry

April 11, 2017 | For most of her career as a medical student, Meghan Kerin thought she would practice internal medicine. She had a change of heart during her psychiatry rotation. “Dr. Tariq would tell us in medical school to pick the field we feel we can do the most good. I believe for me, [...]

By | 2017-04-11T12:03:16+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments