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Ochsner Kenner Offers New Way To Freeze Away Esophageal Cancer

July 1, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner is the first in Louisiana to provide truFreeze® spray cryotherapy for patients suffering from esophageal disease. This minimally invasive techno

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Ochsner Provides Tips For Expectant Dads

June 11, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – With Father’s Day around the corner, there are many first-time fathers preparing for this life-changing event. Hearing those two words - “We’re pregnant!” –

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting During Hurricane Season

June 4, 2013

NEW ORLEANS -- – With hurricane season upon us, pregnant women and families with small children need to take extra precautions to ensure that things go smoothly, whether evacuating o

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Ochsner Baton Rouge Boosts Patient Safety with Expanded Use of Capnography

May 31, 2013

BATON ROUGE, LA- Ochsner Medical Center –Baton Rouge recently expanded its use of capnography to monitor patients using pain medication through patient controlled anal

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Ochsner Medical Center Achieves Comprehensive Stroke Center Accreditation By The Joint Commission

May 30, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).

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Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner Now Utilizing Optical Biopsy to See Cancer

May 17, 2013

NEW ORLEANS -- Physicians at Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner are now using optical biopsy during endoscopies to view internal tissues instantaneously and at the microscopic level. Studies have shown that having this

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Ochsner Medical Center Invites You To Meet The RIO®

May 15, 2013

NEW ORLEANS -- New highly-advanced robotic arm technology available for partial knee and total hip replacement.

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Ochsner Neuroscience Institute Achieves Level 4 Epilepsy Center Designation

May 2, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) has designated the Ochsner Neuroscience Institute a Level 4 epilepsy cente

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Ochsner Implants First Total Artificial Heart In Father Of Five As Bridge To Heart Transplant

April 24, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Forty-one-year old Baton Rouge native Alfred Williams didn’t think he would get a second chance at life. At death’s door, he underwent a groundbreaking procedure at the John

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Ochsner Medical Center Named One Of “100 Great Hospitals In America”

April 23, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Becker's Hospital Review has recognized Ochsner Medical Center as one of “100 Great Hospitals in America.” Ochsner Medical Cent

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