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May 14, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Miracle Patient Overcomes Unique Challenges to Receive Double Lung Transplant

By Paul Scotti Paul Scotti (@pscotti)

To 22-year-old double lung transplant recipient Curtis Higgons, being dubbed the “miracle patient” by his physicians may seem somewhat overstated. But when you consider the medical challenges his doctors had to contend with in preparing him for a life-saving double lung transplant, his moniker may be well deserved. Curtis was born with cystic fibrosis, an inherited […]

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