Nuclear Medicine: "A Magic Bullet"
SLUCare nuclear medicine specialists liken their approach to treating cancer to “a magic bullet.” On this episode of The Science of Healing, see how theranostic therapy uses one radioactive drug to locate the cancer, followed by a second radioactive drug that destroys the tumor with precision.
The Science of Healing: Nuclear Medicine aired January 20, 2022, on KMOV-TV 4.
The Science of Healing: Cystic Fibrosis
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.
The Science of Healing: Microsurgery Gets Big Results
The Science of Healing: Faces of Childhood
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.
The Science of Healing: Saving the Spine
The Science of Healing: Working Wonders for Kids
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.