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Aug 13, 2014, 09:11 ET
Henry Ford Hospital cardiologist William O'Neill, M.D. is the first in the United States to insert a new valve just outside the heart of a metro Detroit woman (PRNewsFoto/Henry Ford Hospital)

Henry Ford Hospital Replaces Heart Valve Outside the Heart

For the first time in the United States, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach...

Mar 27, 2014, 11:43 ET
The Edge(TM) Radiosurgery Suite at Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital is designed to perform advanced, non-invasive cancer procedures anywhere in the body with extreme precision and low toxicity. Treatments are typically outpatient and completed within the same week - with only one to five sessions.  (PRNewsFoto/Henry Ford Hospital)

15-Minute Cancer Treatment: Henry Ford Hospital First in N. America to Use New Targeted Radiosurgery Technology

 Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or...

Jan 30, 2014, 12:11 ET
Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit has implanted an aortic valve replacement through a catheter to repair a calcified mitral valve.  (PRNewsFoto/Henry Ford Hospital)

New Technique Offers Hope for Patients With Heart Valve Disease

 For the first time in the U.S., doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have used an artificial heart valve designed for aortic valve replacement to...

Dec 16, 2013, 13:12 ET
A new internal defibrillator, on the cusp of a new standard of care in American cardiology to treat patients for a major heart risk, is being used at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.  (PRNewsFoto/Henry Ford Hospital, Boston Scientific)

Henry Ford Hospital Implants New Defibrillator for People at Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

 A new internal defibrillator, on the cusp of a new standard of care in American cardiology to treat patients for a major heart risk, is being...

Dec 09, 2013, 10:38 ET

Henry Ford Hospital Performs First Minimally Invasive Laser Brain Surgeries in Michigan

 Surgeons at Henry Ford Hospital have performed the first two minimally invasive laser brain surgeries in Michigan – one for epilepsy and...

Oct 29, 2013, 13:44 ET

Newly Approved Ultrasound Device Eliminates Risks and Pain of Liver Biopsy

Henry Ford Hospital is the first in Michigan to use a pioneering ultrasound device that can help patients with liver disease avoid invasive...

Aug 13, 2013, 10:00 ET
Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have created a new route to the heart to implant an artificial heart valve by temporarily connecting major blood vessels that do not normally intersect.  (PRNewsFoto/Henry Ford Hospital)

Henry Ford Hospital Pioneers New Cardiac Approach

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have created a new route to the heart to implant an artificial heart valve by temporarily connecting major blood...

Jan 10, 2013, 15:28 ET
2013 1 of 1 Ford Shelby GT500 to be auctioned Jan. 18 by Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, Ariz.  (PRNewsFoto/Henry Ford Hospital)

Get Your Heart Racing With a One-of-One 2013 Ford Shelby GT500

 A designer's labor of love, a "one-of-one" 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 will be offered on Friday, Jan. 18, at the Barrett-Jackson auction in...

Jan 07, 2013, 11:22 ET
Stem cells are harvested from patient's bone to treat damaged heart muscle.  (PRNewsFoto/Henry Ford Hospital)

First in Michigan: Stem Cells to Preserve Heart Function

 Physicians at Henry Ford Hospital are the first in Michigan in a new national research study to investigate treating a recent heart attack...

Sep 13, 2012, 12:00 ET

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Opens Organic Greenhouse, Hires Resident Farmer

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital has hired a resident farmer to grow organic produce for patients in its new greenhouse, now open on its...

Jul 02, 2012, 11:14 ET

First in Michigan: Henry Ford Hospital Procedure Decreases Stroke Risk

 A team of heart doctors at Henry Ford Hospital is the first in Michigan to perform a new catheter-based procedure which limits the risk of...

May 14, 2012, 14:39 ET

Henry Ford Hospital Names Director of New Structural Heart Disease Program

William W. O'Neill, M.D., has been appointed medical director of the new Center for Structural Heart Disease at Henry Ford Hospital. He will begin...

Oct 27, 2011, 14:28 ET

2nd Annual International Patient Safety Symposium

The 2nd Annual International Patient Safety Symposium takes place 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Atheneum Suite Hotel in...

Apr 21, 2011, 15:17 ET

FOODHAPPINESS 101: Understand Your Food. Enjoy Your Food.

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and the New York City-based Natural Gourmet Institute, have created a two-day food seminar to help the...

Sep 30, 2010, 15:07 ET

Henry Ford Hospital Ready to Transport Critically Ill, Trauma Patients by Air

Henry Ford Hospital introduced today the Air Med 1 aeromedical helicopter as a new service for transporting critically ill and trauma patients to...

Sep 22, 2010, 09:00 ET

Henry Ford Hospital Performs First Intestine Transplant in Michigan

The first intestine (bowel) transplant in Michigan was performed on a 50-year-old patient from Port Austin by physicians at Henry Ford...

Sep 18, 2009, 10:00 ET

Henry Ford Hospital Offers Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in American men, other than skin cancer. It is also the second leading cause of cancer...

May 08, 2009, 11:00 ET

Henry Ford Hospital: Unique Patient Study -- No Informed Consent

Henry Ford Hospital is embarking on an unusual study intending to reduce brain damage or death of patients resulting from prolonged seizures before...

Aug 25, 2008, 01:00 ET

State's First Single Incision Robotic Kidney Removal Performed at Henry Ford Hospital

DETROIT, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in Michigan, a diseased kidney has been surgically removed at using highly sophisticated 3D...

Aug 07, 2008, 01:00 ET

Henry Ford Hospital Performs State's First Laparoscopic Living-Donor Liver Transplant

DETROIT, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Hospital performed the state's first laparoscopic surgery for living-donor liver transplantation,...