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2024
March
28,
2024
| 11:55 AM America/Chicago
Gary Gibbon, MD, a pulmonologist and allergist from Santa Monica, traveled to Chicago for a first-of-its-kind transplant procedure, becoming the first person in the U.S. to receive a double-lung and liver transplant for advanced lung cancer
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February
13,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Northwestern Memorial Hospital nurses print off the patient’s last few steady heartbeats from the EKG machine, place the sheet of paper in a glass bottle and attach a ribbon with the patient’s name
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2023
December
18,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
A patient with stage 3 lung cancer was the first at Northwestern Medicine to undergo the innovative procedure
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November
22,
2023
| 04:00 AM America/Chicago
An elementary school teacher had two double-lung transplants after a series of common respiratory infections destroyed her lungs, requiring her to be on ECMO for five months.
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November
08,
2023
| 01:00 AM America/Chicago
During an innovative procedure, surgeons removed 34-year-old Davey Bauer’s infected lungs, created an artificial lung to keep him alive, placed breast implants inside the chest cavity to keep the heart in place, and listed Bauer for a double-lung
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September
26,
2023
| 05:00 AM America/Chicago
17-year-old Josh Burton was turned down by more than 20 hospitals for a retransplant before making his way to Chicago where one set of doctors saved his life, and another set gave him the chance to live out his dream 
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September
19,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
TEDxChicago will feature the artwork of Justin Fiala, MD, a Northwestern Medicine pulmonary and critical care specialist, who cared for COVID-19 patients throughout the pandemic
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August
31,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
After receiving new lungs, 64-year-old Dan Spees regained the ability to practice trumpet with the support of a Northwestern Medicine occupational therapist
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August
29,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
The Northwestern Medicine Canning Thoracic Institute Hispanic Program focuses on patients who prefer to communicate in Spanish and offers culturally competent medical care
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August
07,
2023
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer and 27-year-old Yahaira Vega received the transplants within a few weeks of each other, marking the first time the surgeries were performed at Northwestern Medicine
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July
13,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
A new study published in the American Journal of Medicine reports key findings from more than 1,800 patients who were evaluated during the first 21 months at the Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive COVID-19 Center with neurology, pulmonology and
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February
15,
2023
| 08:10 AM America/Chicago
When medications and breathing machines aren’t enough, ECMO can serve as a ‘bridge’ to medical improvement or a lung transplant
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2022
December
20,
2022
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
The 32-year-old received a “Christmas miracle” last year when she walked into one of the few hospitals in the U.S. to offer specialized surgery for CTEPH (chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension)
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November
23,
2022
| 09:55 AM America/Chicago
Born in the Philippines, Patricio Collera moved to the United States and worked as a Northwestern Medicine nurse for several years. On Aug. 24, he received the call that organs were available. Thanksgiving Day marks three months since receiving the
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September
27,
2022
| 17:20 PM America/Chicago
Itasca firefighters transported 34-year-old Frank Nunez home to Crystal Lake, Illinois, along with his fiancé and family dog
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August
11,
2022
| 20:01 PM America/Chicago
After being hospitalized for 422 days at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 57-year-old Colette Hurd of Chicago is heading home after receiving Northwestern Medicine’s first positive crossmatch lung and kidney transplant.“I now call myself ‘Colette
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