Surgery and Transplant
Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital has expanded surgical options for pancreatic cancer patients with the recent addition of minimally invasive robotic surgery.
Date: Oct. 25, 2017
Dr. John G. Pattaras has introduced an organ-sparing kidney cancer surgery at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. This involves removing the tumor and reconstructing the patient's kidney through the advancement of robotics.
Date: Nov 6, 2014
As a teacher, Christine Zoghbi loved the mental and physical exercise of keeping up with her students. But when unrelenting back pain struck, her active life came to a halt. After doing her research, Christine discovered that Scott Boden, MD, director of the Emory Orthopaedics and Spine Center, is an expert when it comes to complex spine surgeries. Now, a year after surgery, Christine is back at the head of the class.
Date: Apr. 30, 2014
It's been 10 years since two Emory patients entered into a clinical trial for their Type 1 diabetes and experienced exceptional outcomes. In March 2014, the Emory Transplant Center celebrated their 10-year anniversary of being diabetes-free, thanks to a unique transplant of donor pancreatic islet cells.
Date: March 27, 2014
The second largest kidney swap in history included Emory Transplant Center, which took care of two patients, a recipient and a donor. A former pastor received the gift of life, thanks to a generous donation from one of his church members. But Gainesville pastor Troy Milford didn't receive his kidney from parishioner and friend Robert Poole; Milford received it from a donor in New Jersey. And Poole's donated kidney went to an anonymous recipient in Texas.
Date: July 1, 2013