Lung Transplant

This category contains 9 posts

Dr. Ross Bremner, and the state of thoracic surgery in Arizona

Talking with Dr. Ross Bremner, Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Chair of Thoracic Disease & Transplant at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Continue reading


Fundoplication after Lung Transplant

a new article published in the annals of thoracic surgery on using fundoplication to prevent allograft (transplant) rejection in lung patients. Continue reading

The University of Mississippi: Pioneers in Transplant

Reviewing the history of the first lung transplant and other medical firsts while here in Jackson, Mississippi. Continue reading

In the operating room with Dr. R. Duane Davis

Single lung transplant with Dr. R. Duane Davis, famous cardiothoracic surgeon, and chief of the Lung Tranplant program at Duke. Part of a series. Continue reading

Transplant surgery at Duke: a painful chapter

a dark moment in the history of Duke’s Lung Transplant Program, and the lessons learned. Continue reading

Talking about Transplant with Dr. R. Duane Davis

Interview with Dr. R. Duane Davis, the Chief of Lung Transplant at Duke University Continue reading

at 14,000 feet

the writer is out of her element, and reflective during a recent trip for organ procurement with Dr. “Shaker” Reddy during her week on lung transplant at Duke. Continue reading

Lung Transplant at Duke: part one of a series

a series of articles based on a week with the surgeons of the Lung Transplant service at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina including interviews and highlights from my trip for organ procurement. Continue reading

Talking to Dr. Shu Lin, MD, PhD of Duke University

In and out of the operating room with Dr. Shu S. Lin, MD, PhD, cardiothoracic surgeon and member of the Duke lung transplant program. Continue reading