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Thorough Testing Leads to Life-Saving Heart Transplant for 35-Year-Old Coach, Father News

Thorough Testing Leads to Life-Saving Heart Transplant for 35-Year-Old Coach, Father

Divya Gupta, MD, Emory Healthcare heart failure and transplantation cardiologist, says that recurrent, unresolved pulmonary symptoms could signal a more serious condition and recommends thoroughly evaluating the heart.

Heart and Vascular Innovations at Emory News

Heart and Vascular Innovations at Emory

Emory University Hospital Midtown saw a 33-year-old female who was 24 weeks pregnant with an acute type B aortic dissection. She had been transferred to Emory from Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Georgia. Her case was remarkable in that ...

Multidisciplinary Team Navigates a Host of Complex Issues Prior to Kidney-Liver Transplant News

Multidisciplinary Team Navigates a Host of Complex Issues Prior to Kidney-Liver Transplant

multidisciplinary team. But some present with a host of medical issues that can challenge even the most experienced specialists. That was certainly the case with a patient who received a simultaneous liver and kidney transplant at the ...

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.