November 12, 2010

Transplant program celebrates 300

Transplant recipient Jo Ellen Kimball (left) meets Christian Larsen, executive director of the Emory Transplant Center, at McKelvey Lung Center's celebration of its 300th lung transplant on Nov. 9.

Three hundred is a magic number for the Emory Transplant Center.

A 40-year-old Covington woman whose double lung transplant freed her from an oxygen tank was the 300th procedure by the center since its inception in 1993.

Read her story.    

And the Emory Transplant Center had a 300 percent increase last year over the number of transplants performed 10 years ago. 

Find out more about the lung transplant program.

Find out more about the Emory Transplant Center.

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