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January 31, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Breathing Easy After New Technology Offers a Path to Lung Transplant

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Chuck Boetsch’s long journey to a successful lung transplant came to an end with a deep breath. That welcome breath was made possible by new technology that’s making more lungs available for transplantation.

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Tags: Dr. David Erasmus, Dr. Si Pham, Lung Transplant Program, Pulmonary Fibrosis


July 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Living and Breathing His Truth About Organ Donation

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At 71, Robert thought he was too old to qualify for lung transplantation. Affected by a devastating, rare disease that destroyed his lung function, the Florida retiree had all but given up hope that the illness wouldn’t claim his life — until his Mayo Clinic medical team stepped in and encouraged him to pursue a […]

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Tags: Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Augustine Lee, Dr. David Erasmus, Dr. Ian Makey, lung transplant, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Transplant Center


April 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Two New Lungs Give One Dad a Chance to Enjoy Fatherhood to its Fullest

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Over time, cystic fibrosis robbed Nicholas Hemmerle of his ability to enjoy active time with his daughter. But after a double lung transplant, he’s breathing easier and ready to have fun again. 

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Tags: Dr. David Erasmus, Dr. Jorge Mallea, Lung transplants, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, MayoClinicFL, organ donation


July 17, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Sky’s the Limit for College Freshman After Double-Lung Transplant

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Thanks to a double-lung transplant at Mayo Clinic, Logan McCaskill is breathing easier and on her way to a healthier future.

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Tags: cystic fibrosis, Dr. David Erasmus, Dr. Francisco Alvarez, lung transplant, Lung Transplant Program, organ donation


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