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Living With Cystic Fibrosis

In this episode of The Science of Healing, follow the stories of three patients with cystic fibrosis who defied the odds and are thriving in adulthood, thanks to advances in medicine they received through the SLUCare Cystic Fibrosis Center. Learn about new lifesaving medications like TRIKAFTA and how SLUCare provides a full spectrum of treatment for CF patients from infancy through adulthood.

The Science of Healing: Cystic Fibrosis aired Monday, July 26, 2021, on KMOV-TV 4 in St. Louis.


The Science of Healing: Restoring Vision and Hope

Follow along as SLUCare ophthalmologists restore vision and hope in the newest installment of The Science of Healing, which aired June 29, 2021, on KMOV-4 St. Louis. View the full episode above.
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The Science of Healing: Microsurgery Gets Big Results

The prognosis for lymphedema patients was once grim, but now there's hope from microsurgical procedures that repair vessels thinner than a human hair. This episode of The Science of Healing: Lymphedema Microsurgery, aired Tuesday, March 3, on KMOV-TV 4.
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The Science of Healing: Faces of Childhood

In this 30-minute special, we follow the stories of three children forever changed by SLUCare plastic surgeon Dr. Alexander Lin. This episode aired Wednesday, October 23, 2019, on KMOV-TV 4.
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The Science of Healing: Medical Mission

The Science of Healing follows SLUCare physicians as they travel the globe to provide health care to underserved parts of the world. This episode aired Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on KMOV-TV 4.

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The Science of Healing: Saving the Spine

In this installment of our original series, The Science of Healing follows SLUCare orthopedic surgeons as they offer renewed life to patients with extreme spinal conditions, correcting severe spinal deformities and giving a paralyzed patient the ability to walk again.
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The Science of Healing: Working Wonders for Kids

See how SLUCare physicians restore sight, hearing and mobility in the earliest days of childhood.
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The Science of Healing: Virtual Reality

This episode shows how SLUCare surgeons can "stand" inside a patient’s body and see, with remarkable 3D detail, the operation site before ever lifting a scalpel.  This innovative virtual reality technology was developed here in St. Louis by a team of SLUCare radiologists and members of Saint Louis University’s IT department.

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The Science of Healing: Organ Transplantation

Three very unique patients with life-threatening illnesses are connected by the hope of science. Watch The Science of Healing and witness how SLUCare transplant doctors at SSM Health hospitals were able to restore lives.
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The Science of Healing: Liver Disease
A dream team of SLUCare doctors is engaged in groundbreaking liver research. Hear how these specialists already saved Naomi Judd's life and how they are now tackling a new liver virus that's sweeping the country.
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The Science of Healing: Saving Babies
Follow three families through their medical journeys. Maternal-fetal medicine specialists help a mother overcome complications to deliver twin girls. Surgeons operate on twins still in the womb. Innovative surgery for endometriosis leads to a long-awaited pregnancy for one young couple.
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The Science of Healing: Deep Brain Stimulation

See how SLUCare doctors are advancing surgical tools and techniques to treat patients with Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia and obsessive compulsive disorder. Deep brain stimulation offers patients the opportunity to regain control and take back their lives.
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The Science of Healing: Geriatrics

See how SLUCare geriatric medicine specialists are shaping care internationally. Renowned gerontologist Dr. John Morley and the SLUCare Geriatric Medicine team are working to slow the aging process and create tools for the care and assessment of older patients.
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The Science of Healing: 3D Printing

SLUCare radiologists and surgeons are working with engineers at Saint Louis University to give medical imaging new depth, breadth and meaning. 3D printing allows surgeons to hold a heart, a bone or an aneurysm in their hands long before an incision is made to correct the problem.

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