KU hospital http://kcur.org en KU Hospital Seeking Private Support For Expansion http://kcur.org/post/ku-hospital-seeking-private-support-expansion <p>The University of Kansas Hospital kicked off a campaign Monday to raise private money for a new $250 million building on its main Kansas City, Kan., campus.</p><p>The Hospital aims for $100 million in donations for the "Cambridge North" project.</p><p>At a hospital leadership meeting Monday afternoon, Burns and McDonnell chairman and CEO Greg Graves and his wife, Deanna, announced their pledge of $1 million for the building, as well as a Burns and McDonnell Foundation pledge of $2.5 million.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 22:16:45 +0000 Alex Smith 51408 at http://kcur.org KU Hospital Seeking Private Support For Expansion 'Superglue Baby' Healthy, Developing Normally http://kcur.org/post/superglue-baby-healthy-developing-normally <p>A three-month-old Kansas City-area baby shows no sign of problems following a first-of-its-kind surgical procedure a little more than two months ago at the University of Kansas Hospital.&nbsp;</p><p>Ashlyn Julian was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm when she was just three weeks old.&nbsp; A weak spot in one of her brain’s blood vessels had ruptured.&nbsp;</p><p>Traditional brain surgery might have proven fatal at Julian’s age. So KU brain surgeon Koji Ebersole maneuvered a tiny catheter through blood vessel to deliver a drop of superglue.&nbsp; It immediately stopped the bleeding.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Bryan Thompson 42388 at http://kcur.org 'Superglue Baby' Healthy, Developing Normally KU Doctors Use Superglue To Stop Infant Brain Aneurysm http://kcur.org/post/ku-doctors-use-superglue-stop-infant-brain-aneurysm <p>Doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital expect a three-week-old girl to make a full recovery after they closed an aneurysm in her brain, using super glue.&nbsp;</p><p>Jared and Gina Julian knew there was something wrong with their three-week-old daughter.&nbsp; Her mother says little Ashlyn began screaming and showing other symptoms.</p><p>“She was very stiff, then very rag-doll limp, and then kind of not super responsive,” says Gina Julian. “And later that night, she again projectiled, at which point in time we just were, she’s going back to the hospital.”</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:39:09 +0000 Bryan Thompson 38296 at http://kcur.org KU Doctors Use Superglue To Stop Infant Brain Aneurysm Children's Mercy And KU Hospital Partner http://kcur.org/post/childrens-mercy-and-ku-hospital-partner <p>Two Kansas City hospitals have announced plans to work together to create a single, integrated pediatric program.</p><p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:46:49 +0000 Bryan Thompson 28492 at http://kcur.org Children's Mercy And KU Hospital Partner Recycling Effort Makes Big Dent In Local Hospital Waste http://kcur.org/post/recycling-effort-makes-big-dent-local-hospital-waste <p>Recycling efforts at KU hospital have cut down the amount of waste it sends to local landfills by more than a half million pounds. &nbsp;The two-year decline has caught the attention of the Environmental Protection Agency, which recently awarded the hospital a national achievement award for waste reduction.</p><p>Jim Callier, the EPA&rsquo;s pollution prevention and solid waste program manager for this region, says such efforts are critical for saving valuable resources and curbing harmful emissions.</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 00:16:56 +0000 Elana Gordon 10969 at http://kcur.org Recycling Effort Makes Big Dent In Local Hospital Waste