Pulmonary & Sleep Patient Stories

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Christine Ash enjoys the outdoors

New Innovation Holds Promise in Fighting Lung Cancer

Christine Ash struggled with recurring lung cancer for nearly 20 years. After her doctor identified a concerning spot in her lung, in a tricky place that would traditionally be difficult to reach, new technology was used at UH to get the tissue.

Christine Rand stands with Elizabeth Prahst, RN outside UH Parma Medical Center

Nurse Navigator Guides Patients in Managing Heart Failure To Reduce Readmissions

When two chronic conditions collided to land Christine Rand in the hospital, a special nurse navigator was waiting to guide her back to health – and keep her from returning.

William Moulton and Anjan Gupta, MD

How One Doctor Saved a Patient's Life – Twice

William Moulton of Ravenna received his first cardiac intervention at UH Portage, then returned five years later needing a thrombectomy.

Charlene Hall on vacation in South Carolina

Interventional Pulmonologist Removes Large Tumor from COPD Patient’s Trachea

A second opinion at University Hospitals saved two generations in Charlene Hall’s family.

Dale Kline holds two young grandchildren

Surviving a Major Pulmonary Embolism

On Father’s Day, his daughter insisted on bringing him to the Emergency Department at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center. His daughter’s insistence – and his physician’s expertise – saved his life.

Jennetta Hawk

How Sharing System Resources Helped Save a Patient‘s Life

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

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A Breath of Fresh Air

The Pediatric Aerodigestive Program provides collaborative care for a Cleveland toddler with complex airway and digestive conditions.

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