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High-frequency ultrasound surgery with Ahmed Raslan M.D. 2022
High-frequency ultrasound surgery with Ahmed Raslan M.D. 2022

OHSU neurosurgeon Ahmed Raslan, M.D., performs high-frequency ultrasound surgery on patient Jean Henderson on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The new method involved no incisions and eliminated her hand tremor. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)

Luxturna gene therapy surgery b-roll
Luxturna gene therapy surgery b-roll

B-roll footage of surgery for Caspian Soto. Soto is among the first in Oregon to have a new treatment for a rare, blindness-causing genetic mutation. (OHSU/Kristyna Wentz-Graff)

We'll get through anything
We'll get through anything

Ali McIntyre was receiving her final chemotherapy infusion for colon cancer at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute when partner Tim Christopher got down on his knee to ask a question. In this sweet clip, they share a little piece of their story.

Fetal Surgery - Lorena Topete's story
Fetal Surgery - Lorena Topete's story

Lorena Topete was the newly expanded fetal surgery team’s first patient. She shares her experience, from referral to her daughter’s birth. Video take Jue 3, 2022. (OHSU)

Spine recovery patient video
Spine recovery patient video

Marin Metz is recovering the ability to walk following emergency surgery at OHSU on July 5, 2021, following a dirt-bike injury on the Fourth of July that initially left her paralyzed. She’s shown here at her home in Winston playing with her 2 ½ year old McNabb Shepherd, Chief. (Video courtesy of Marin Metz)

20220625 OHSU Doernbecher - Schmidt family vaccination
20220625 OHSU Doernbecher - Schmidt family vaccination

VIDEO: Parents Mark Schmidt and Stephanie Schmidt, who is director of operations of OHSU’s Women’s & Children’s division, get their 2-year-old daughter Josephine "JoJo" vaccinated. OHSU is preparing to vaccinate younger children after federal and state authorities recommended two COVID vaccines for children younger than age 5. OHSU began vaccinating children ages of 5 to 11 in November 2021 after a vaccine for that age group received an emergency use authorization. Read the story: COVID-19 vaccine now available for children younger than 5. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)