According to Allison Buth, media relations specialist with Carilion Clinic, Lyric uses the ear's anatomy to provide exceptional sound quality.
is proud to be one of the select healthcare organizations in the United States (and the only provider in the region) to offer the Lyric hearing device to its patients," Buth
6. Concussion Protocols - A team of orthopaedic surgeons, neuropsychologists and emergency room physicians with Carilion Clinic
has developed new protocols for treating concussions, which include cognitive rest and increased recovery time.
Based on guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics
, says Buth
, these protocols are designed to educate athletic trainers, coaches and parents to ensure athletes receive proper care.
According to Buth
, Carilion Clinic
recently introduced hypothermia therapy to cool the body, which slows metabolism and reduces the brain's need for oxygen.
"Endobronchial ultrasound procedures have facilitated the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer and other pathology, avoiding the need for more invasive surgical procedures," says Buth
"Due to this success, the clinic is adding another endobronchial ultrasound system."
EUS allows for screening both cancerous and non-cancerous diseases, says Buth
This method allows surgeons to work through a natural interval among the muscles surronding the hip, sparing tissue from trauma and a lengthy healing process, says Buth
23. da Vinci Robotic System - According to Buth
, the da Vinci robotic system at Carilion increases dexterity in minimally invasive surgery that typically is unavailable with routine laparoscopy.