Thoracic News

Hundreds of patients have received lung transplants due to COVID-19 in the US. Dr. Selim Arcasoy discusses Covid-19 lung damage, and what this means for patients, surgeons, and the future of transplant surgery.
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The Ryeom Lab explores and analyzes the differences in tumor environments, and their research has found that these microenvironments differ greatly depending on the organ. Opening up a new understanding of cell environments in various diseases and conditions, from cancers to infertility.
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After a double-lung transplant, Jerry Cahill defies the odds with kidney-liver transplant, and continues to thrive and advocate for others.
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If you asked, he would tell you it was the luck of the Irish. On March 17th (St. Patrick’s Day), Gary Quinlan, 61, of Pound Ridge, NY, successfully underwent the first lung transplant and triple coronary bypass at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia after several weeks battling COVID-19 infection.
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An interview with Joshua R. Sonnet, MD, Chief of General Thoracic Surgery and Director of The Price Family Center for Comprehensive Chest Care, Lung and Esophageal Center.
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A conversation with Bryan P. Stanifer, MD, thoracic surgeon and Director of the Women’s Lung and Health Center at Columbia, about the most recent change in lung cancer screening guidelines.
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The Lung Transplantation Program at Columbia is one of the highest-volume lung transplant centers in the United States.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Premier Center for the Treatment of Diaphragm Disorders

The Diaphragm Center: Giving Patients Back the Breath of Life
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