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Families of ECMO Survivors for Heart Conditions Report Favorable Quality of Life

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One of the few large studies to report long-term outcomes in cardiac patients treated in childhood with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has found overall favorable outcomes among survivors, as reported by families. ECMO provides short-term breathing and heart support for critically ill children while doctors treat the underlying illness.

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Experts Available To Discuss Sports-Related Head Injuries, CTE and Helmetless Tackling

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“Top Docs” Raise the Bar at UC San Diego Health

More than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians represent 45 diverse specialties, from infectious disease, surgery and oncology to obstetrics, cardiology and emergency medicine.

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Nation’s Experts in Hematologic Malignancies to Discuss Latest Treatment Advances and Examine Patient Cases during NCCN 12th Annual Congress

NCCN 12th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies™ will be held October 6 – 7, 2017 in San Francisco, California, and features a new Nursing Forum.

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Cystic Fibrosis, Double Lung Transplant, lung translant

How a Double Lung Transplant Saved the Life of a New Mom

Cystic fibrosis patient Fanny Vlahos was pregnant when she caught pneumonia and her lung function declined drastically. By the time her son was four months old, Mrs. Vlahos was tethered to an oxygen tank and too weak to pick him up. But a double lung transplant has enabled Mrs. Vlahos to breathe easily again.

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UTSW Lung Cancer Researcher Named NCI Outstanding Investigator

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The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has selected UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researcher Dr. Ralph DeBerardinis to receive its prestigious Outstanding Investigator Award. The award includes annual funding of $600,000 for seven years to support Dr. DeBerardinis’ continuing research into changes in cellular metabolism that occur in cancer.

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