Clinical Stories

A new way to treat abdominal traumaExternal Link Icon

In the past, patients who arrived at Upstate University Hospital with major abdominal trauma would go straight to the operating room, where surgeons would work for hours to repair their injuries. Already weak from blood loss and … Continue reading External Link Icon

Trauma surgeons are experts in repairing complex herniasExternal Link Icon

Acute care surgeons at Upstate, who have extensive trauma experience, have developed expertise in complex hernia repair, explains Moustafa Hassan, MD, director of acute care surgery at Upstate. His team cares for patients with complicated abdominal injuries, often from motor … Continue reading External Link Icon