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Pragmatic Transplant Candidacy Guidelines Ensure That Donor Lungs Go to Those Who May Benefit Most News

Pragmatic Transplant Candidacy Guidelines Ensure That Donor Lungs Go to Those Who May Benefit Most

One of the most challenging aspects of lung transplantation is deciding which patients to place on the waitlist. A myriad of factors play into the decision, including the patient’s comorbidities, psychosocial fitness and support system. ...

Winship’s Comprehensive Approach Provides Hope for Patients with Aggressive Prostate Cancer News

Winship’s Comprehensive Approach Provides Hope for Patients with Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Six-and-a-half years ago, during an annual visit to his family physician, a previously healthy 62-year-old man was found to have a jump in his PSA, rising from three the previous year to seven. A firm prostate nodule was detected during ...

Bridging the Treatment Gap News

Bridging the Treatment Gap

In the past, patients suffering from chronic tendon problems or arthritis had three basic treatment options: cortisone injections, physical therapy and surgery. Those days are long gone.

Proton Therapy Radiation Benefits Woman with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a Tumor Rarely Found in Adults News

Proton Therapy Radiation Benefits Woman with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a Tumor Rarely Found in Adults

In the spring of 2018, a 55-year-old woman presented to her doctor with symptoms of sinus infection and numbness in the side of her face and lip. Based on a presumed diagnosis of chronic sinusitis, she underwent sinus surgery. Pathology ...

Convergent Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Holds Promise for Refractory Cases</br><p style="font-size: 1.5rem; line-height: 1.75rem;">62-Year-Old Maintains Normal Rhythm One Year Post-Procedure</p> News

Convergent Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Holds Promise for Refractory Cases

62-Year-Old Maintains Normal Rhythm One Year Post-Procedure

A 62-year-old, morbidly obese male had been struggling with atrial fibrillation (AF), which had progressed from paroxysmal to persistent over five years. He used a CPAP machine for obstructive sleep apnea and was taking medication for ...

Proton Therapy Provides Successful Re-Irradiation</br><p style="font-size: 1.5rem; line-height: 1.75rem;">A More Precise, Effective Option for Treatment of Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung</p> News

Proton Therapy Provides Successful Re-Irradiation

A More Precise, Effective Option for Treatment of Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

Following a diagnosis of early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the left upper lobe, a 72-year-old male was referred by his local physician to Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. He received Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy ...