August 2019 News

Kid Captain Aidan Kasper

kid captain
Meet 14 year old Aiden Kasper Kid Captain for Iowa vs. Miami of Ohio game Aug. 31.

Getting to the hospital on football game days

We’re here to help you access the hospital on game days. Tell the officer at security checkpoints that you need to get to the hospital. Download the Waze maps app We’ve partnered with Waze, a free turn-by-turn GPS navigation app that provides real-time traffic updates, road reports, and hazards...

Get your imaging done by our radiology team

Bobette Patterson speaks with a provider before her MRI
For Bobette Patterson, choosing to have her MRI done at UI Hospitals & Clinics was a “no-brainer.” She wants others to understand the benefits.

After quick diagnosis and treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, Christopher is riding his bike again

Christopher Wise riding his bike
An avid cyclist for 11 years, Christopher Wise had to stop enjoying his daily ride to work after he lost feeling and strength in his right hand and couldn’t grip the handlebar anymore. It wasn’t until Christopher visited University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics for a different issue that he learned he had carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition in which the nerve that provides feeling to the hand gets squeezed and stops functioning properly.

The most precious cargo: What it takes to move embryos

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“This is an amazing field of medicine to be part of, to help patients build their families one baby at a time,” says Sparks.

Patient information regarding the Allergan BIOCELL textured breast implant and expander recall

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a notice instructing the manufacturer Allergan ™ to recall its Allergan BIOCELL® textured implants and tissue expanders . University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics will mail letters the week of Aug. 5, 2019, to all of its patients who have...