SAHZU achieved remarkable results in the clinical application of implanted Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) devices. A 72-year-old quadriplegia patient now can use his "mind power" to control machine arm to perform major upper limb movements.
The Second Affiliated Hospital Zhejiang University School of Medicine celebrated its 150th anniversary of founding.
SAHZU and Italian National Institute of Health signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. The objective of the MOU is to establish the Sino-Italian Joint Laboratory on Cardiovascular Diseases to enhance communication and collaboration in research and education related to cardiovascular diseases, particularly valvular heart diseases, between China and Italy.
Eight Group Standards of Hospital Quality and Safety Management released by Chinese Hospital Association earlier this year has officially come into effect on Oct. 1. Among them, the national standard for follow-up was set and authored by SAHZU Nursing Department.
SAHZU Epilepsy Center was officially accredited as the National Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. The inauguration took place at the opening ceremony of the 9th International Epilepsy Forum held by China Association Against Epilepsy (CAAE) on Oct. 18.
The SAHZU annual party welcoming new doctors, nurses and administration was recently held. Hospital President WANG Jian’an, Party Secretary CHEN Zhengying and other hospital leaders, department chairs and head nurses joined the welcome ceremony with 500 new employees.
“After having X ray, CT or MRI examines at SAHZU, patients don’t have to bring home a large envelop enclosed with pieces of medical films, but digital images they can store in their phones for long time,” said Dr. ZHANG Minming, Chair of SAHZU Radiology.
Dr. Gundappa Neelakanta is a clinical professor of Anesthesiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, who came to have a Traditional Chinese Medicine program at SAHZU in April this year. He studied basic TCM theories and acupuncture techniques during his 3 weeks at SAHZU. He also had conducted academic exchange with SAHZU Anesthesiology. This is his reflections on his unique Chinese journey published in Open Circuit , Summer 2019 Edition, a Newsletter of UCLA Department .
Kuli, a high school girl from Xinjiang, can finally stand up straight after having a major surgery in August to correct her 50-degree sideway curved spine.