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2024
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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February
01,
2024
| 00:01 AM America/Chicago
Primary tumors of the heart impact less than .02% of the population
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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
09,
2023
| 13:04 PM America/Chicago
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute cardiologists established an advanced heart failure clinic at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago
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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 tra...
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November
01,
2023
| 01:00 AM America/Chicago
First in Chicago to offer an innovative treatment plan outside of clinical trials for pregnant patients, as the CDC releases new guidelines for testing infants exposed to the virus during pregnancy
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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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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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June
26,
2023
| 07:01 AM America/Chicago
During his stroke workup at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Alex McKeown was found to have an aortic root aneurysm and a bicuspid aortic valve (BAV), which affects about 1% of the population
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February
06,
2023
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
WHEATON, Ill. -  After a terrifying fall, classically trained ballet and tap dancer Mauricio Fernandez almost had to put his dancing shoes away forever.  Physical therapists at Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, Ill. ...
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January
11,
2023
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
In February 2020, Shelly Battista of Arlington Heights, Ill., was breastfeeding her newborn daughter, Emilia, when she felt a lump. She thought it was a clogged milk duct, but when it didn’t get better, Shelly went to the doctor and received a shocki...
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2022
October
26,
2022
| 16:21 PM America/Chicago
Erika Aleman ran the marathon on Sunday, had breast cancer surgery on Friday
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