Dr. Matthew Kaufman of the Center for Treatment of Paralysis and Reconstructive Nerve Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction, is at the European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) annual congress, taking place on September 1st-5th in Vienna, Austria. The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is a broad-based professional organization, with some 10,000 members in over 100 countries, covering basic science and clinical medicine.
Dr. Kaufman’s presented his abstract, entitled “The role of nerve transplantation in the management of symptomatic diaphragm paralysis,” on Monday, September 3rd to an interested group of professionals. In addition, among the thousands of participants in the Congress, there has been strong interest in Dr. Kaufman’s work on the topic, specifically findings in his CHEST journal article.
Dr. Kaufman, whose pioneering work in surgical solutions for diaphragm paralysis draws patients from around the world, has performed over 45 phrenic nerve procedures since 2007. As far as can be determined, Dr. Kaufman is the only one in the world to do these procedures.
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