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Charlene’s Story

Interventional pulmonologist removes large tumor from COPD patient’s trachea Charlene Hall ended up in the emergency room on her way home from a vacation in South Carolina. A second opinion at University Hospitals saved two generations in...

Dale Kline and his grandchildren

Out of Breath, Almost Out of Time

Parma man survives major pulmonary embolisms when daughter brings him to UH Parma Medical Center on Father’s Day Sudden loss of energy and shortness of breath set off alarm bells for Dale Kline. The Parma man, who works extremely long days as an...

Jennetta Hawk

Jennetta's Story

A pulmonary embolism patient was saved at UH St. John using medical equipment retrieved from UH Parma.