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Center for Transplant Care Celebrates 50 Years of Life-Saving Procedures
The program’s major milestone was celebrated in the lobby of the UNC Children’s Hospital Monday morning with speeches from physicians that have made the program possible, along with a kidney transplant patient and his living donor.
Located in News / 2018 / November
Children’s operating rooms get a facelift at UNC Hospitals
UNC Hospitals performs 5,000 general pediatric surgeries every year. Recently, the hospital has redesigned its pediatric operating rooms to help make children less anxious before the operations. The new rooms were dedicated on May 6.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / May 19
Collin Peterjohn: A Profound Opportunity for a Second Chance
A 25-year-old Charlotte man gets a second chance at life with a profound recovery from serious lung injuries sustained in a fire that left his family homeless.
Located in News / 2012 / May
Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 2014 Winter Newsletter
For the latest from the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, please read the winter edition of the newsletter.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 23
Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 2013 Annual Report
In 2013, the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) accomplished many goals. Read about them in the OHNS annual report.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 23
Dr. Anthony Charles meets President Clinton in Malawi
Members of the UNC Malawi Surgical Initiative meet with former President Bill Clinton about surgical and burn care.
Located in News / 2013 / August
Dr. Egan receives $1.47 million grant for lung transplant research
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Dr. Thomas M. Egan, a professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina, a $1.47 million, two-year grant for research on perfusion and ventilation of lungs outside the body before transplant. The research could lead to a significant increase in the number of lungs available for transplant.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Oct. 15, 2009
Dr. Egan receives $1.47 million grant for lung transplant research
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Dr. Thomas M. Egan, a professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina, a $1.47 million, two-year grant for research on perfusion and ventilation of lungs outside the body before transplant. The research could lead to a significant increase in the number of lungs available for transplant.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 15, 2009
Egan publishes commentary about recent change in donor lung allocation policy
Thomas Egan, MD, says that the change in policy was long overdue. However, because the change happened over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in response to litigation, it came as a “tsunami” that was “sudden, unexpected, and may have huge consequences.”
Located in News / 2018 / January
Egan spearheads groundbreaking clinical trial for lung donation
A successful clinical trial could increase the pool of available donated lungs for thousands of patients.
Located in News / 2013 / November