Video: Spinal Fusion
Saginaw Valley Neurosurgery surgeon Gerald Schell along with St. Mary's of Michigan performs minimally-invasive spinal fusion surgeries that require just two tiny incisions. Watch the video from the operating room.
U-clamp, screws keep manâ€™s head on his body
Harry Hagadorn shouldnâ€™t have survived. In a tumble down his basement stairs , the 48-year-old completely separated his skull from his spine, although his spinal nerves remained intact.
High-tech back surgery gets fallen trapeze artist up and walking
Circus performer Yelena Yust fell 30 feet and broke two vertebrae during a show last week, but a new kind of back surgery means one day she will take to the trapeze again.
Saginaw one of two state sites for clinical cancer trial
Giving patients hope for a better, longer life in the face of a deadly cancer is the job of researchers such as Richard Herm at Field Neurosciences Institute in Saginaw.
Surgeon at St. Mary's of Michigan hospital uses innovative techniques to reduce back pain
Surgeons at St. Mary's of Michigan hospital in Saginaw are leading innovations to ease consistent back pain.
Cancer experts talk about Sen. Ted Kennedy's prospects
Gene-based therapy may prove the best hope for treating the type of cancerous brain tumor that threatens Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's life...
Field Society talks about CyberKnife cancer-fighting technology
A cancer-fighting radiation machine so far has treated a dozen patients in the nearly three weeks since the technology made its Saginaw debut.
Saginaw surgeon architect of research clinic dream
Don't tell Dr. E. Malcolm Field a Mayo Clinic-like facility can't rise in Saginaw.
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