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Early identification and treatment of strokes save lives

Together, ER24 and Mediclinic provide fast and effective care for stroke patients at a time when doing the right thing at the right time can make all the difference.

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Building Baragwanath for the Children

In May 2015, the Infrastructure team from Mediclinic Southern Africa was approached by Professor Jerome Loveland, a Paediatric Surgeon working between Mediclinic Sandton and the Department of Paediatric Surgery at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand. His request was a simple one – could the team assist with the technical aspects of designing and building a new Paediatric Surgical Out-Patient clinic at Baragwanath Hospital.

Patients

Metabolic surgery can reverse Type 2 diabetes

Because of the noticeable medical benefits bariatric surgery offers to patients with Type 2 diabetes, surgeons are starting to refer to the procedure as metabolic surgery (surgery to help resolve metabolic disorders) rather than bariatric surgery (surgery to help resolve obesity).

Innovation

Promising research sheds light on PTSD in SA women

A psychiatrist in private practice at Mediclinic is pioneering clinical research that focuses on identifying biomarkers to indicate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in female victims of sexual violence.

Business

Introducing Patient Safety Managers

Ensuring our patients’ safety is of such importance to Mediclinic Southern Africa, we’ve introduced Patient Safety Managers at our hospitals.

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Continued Excellence in Race Medicine

The Excellence in Race Medicine Conference in Cape Town focused on excellence in injury prevention and medical care at mass-participation, community-based sports and endurance exercise events.

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New fertility clinic unveiled at Mediclinic Windhoek

Before the Windhoek IVF clinic was unveiled earlier this year, local patients often had to travel to South Africa for fertility treatment which escalated their costs. After the first successful

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World-leading craniofacial surgery at Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt

Midface hypoplasia is a congenital facial anomaly in which the upper jaw, cheekbones, and eye sockets remain underdeveloped in newborn infants. The condition obstructs proper breathing and can lead to complications over time. Surgery has traditionally been reserved for older children before Prof Graewe at Mediclinic pioneered the development of a less invasive procedure in infants, called Midface Distraction without Osteotomies.

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Another first for da Vinci and Mediclinic Durbanville

Durbanville – On Friday 16 June 2017 Mediclinic Durbanville became the first hospital in South Africa to perform a pelvic floor prolapse repair with the use of the da Vinci

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Nursing expertise you can trust

As the world observes International Nurses Day on 12 May, Mediclinic is accelerating their Nursing Odyssey Programme to respond to the significant challenges faced by the nursing profession in Southern Africa.

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