Surgeries

Jeff Wheeler standing in front of a boat
Jeff Wheeler has always wanted to travel to Southeast Asia. He also happens to need shoulder surgery. Next week, he’ll cross both items of his to-do list with a trip to Thailand. His itinerary concludes with a stint in a Bangkok hospital.
The mother of Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old Newtown Square girl whose quest for a lung transplant made national news, said Wednesday that she is "making small steps in a positive direction."Read more here.
At birth in September, Moriah Mudd seemed strong and healthy. Her physical exam by a pediatrician at Riddle Hospital was completely normal.
Sarah Murnaghan's parents and doctors have moved proverbial mountains to get the 10-year-old not just one but two double-lung transplants at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. But they cannot change the factors that make her prognosis grim.
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Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old whose plight led to a national change in lung-transplant rules, suffered a catastrophic complication after receiving portions of adult lungs on June 12, necessitating a second transplant three days later, her parents revealed Friday.
A Bangor surgeon has made high-tech history by bringing the latest innovation from Google into the operating room.
Hahnemann University Hospital has voluntarily inactivated its heart transplant program because, the hospital said, it lacked backup surgical care.
Q: Can I donate one of my lungs now to someone awaiting a transplant?
One day after receiving a set of adult lungs, 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan of Newtown Square was recovering Thursday at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia while thousands of congratulatory messages went up on her Facebook page.

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