Lovelace Medical Center is pleased to announce it has acquired the next generation of da Vinci surgical robotic technology. This model features a robotic simulator and fluorescence imaging, which give surgeons the ability to perform the most precise, technologically advanced and safe surgery.
Los Lunas resident Kelly Beraun almost lost her son Jaiden three times. The first time was just after he and his twin, Benjamin, were born in May 2010 at 25 weeks. The first time he cried, he popped a hole in his lung and doctors thought he wouldn’t survive. He pulled through.
A week later, Jaiden perforated his intestine and was rushed into emergency surgery for necrotizing enterocolitis, a common gastrointestinal problem among premature babies that can destroy the intestines.
HealthLeaders, March 2012 Birthing Centers Blossom
Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media
They resemble deluxe hotel rooms, with luxurious décor in soft pastels, inviting paintings, richly upholstered chairs, and don't forget the iPod docking stations, the HDTVs, rollout beds, and room service. Only a blood pressure monitor seems out of place—although that may be hidden in a cabinet.
Lovelace Women’s Hospital sponsored Day of Dance in February to help promote heart health. The event was free and open to the public. Day of Dance events included education on heart disease, no-cost health screenings, heart-healthy snacks, dancing demonstrations and open dancing. Part of the day included the 5th Annual Duke City Dance Off where local celebrities compete against each other in a dance competition. Heather Mills from KOB-TV was Duke City Dance off winner! Watch Heather and fellow KOB-TV competitor Marissa Torres get ready for the big dance competition.