ECMO Team’s Long Distance Transport Gets Woman to Lifesaving Transplant

Nell PritchardNell Pritchard battled cystic fibrosis her entire life. She had a normal childhood, despite her disease. However, in 2011, her condition deteriorated rapidly. It became clear that her only chance at survival was to receive a lung transplant. The ECMO team raced against time to stabilize her and transport her to NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia for her lifesaving transplant.

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