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MUSC Revives Lung Transplants in South Carolina
WCSC-TV Channel 5 reports on South Carolina's first lung transplant in 15 years. Evin Evans of Anderson, SC, received a life-saving double-lung transplant at MUSC on March 9, 2011. MUSC pulmonologist Timothy Whelan, medical director of the Lung Transplant Program, and Kim Phillips, administrator of MUSC's Transplant Center, explain the revived program and how it benefits South Carolinians with advanced lung disease.
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Anthrax Animation [2:35]
This animation describes the effects that Anthrax has on the body and common symptoms experienced.
Asbestosis Animation [1:53]
This animation describes asbestosis' effect on the lungs and some of the common symptoms of asbestosis.
Asthma Animation [1:13]
Learn about asthma and the corresponding changes to the lungs by viewing this animation.
Atelectasis Animation [1:27]
This animation describes atelectasis, or collapse of the lung.
Bronchial Thermoplasty: A New Treatment for Severe Asthma [4:2]
Dr. Gerard Silvestri, a pulmonologist at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), discusses bronchial thermoplasty (BT), a new treatment...
Bronchiectasis Animation [1:46]
This animation describes bronchiectasis, which is abnormal destruction and widening of the bronchi due to recurrent inflammation or infection.
Bronchitis Animation [0:55]
This animation describes what bronchitis is and common causes.
Bronchodilators Animation [0:59]
This animations describes bronchodilators, which allow for easier breathing.
Charlie Strange, M.D., FCCP Physician Profile [2:43]
Meet Charlie Strange, M.D., FCCP. He was awarded his M.D. by the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his Residency...
COPD Animation [1:18]
This animation describes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including the different types and the causes.
Cystic Fibrosis Animation [1:28]
This animation describes cystic fibrosis and how it can affect the respiratory, digestive, and reproductive systems.
Double Lung Transplantation at MUSC: Jimi's Story [6:2]
In 2011 MUSC patient Jimi Beauston was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive lung disease. Within a year,...
Emphysema Animation [1:15]
This animation describes the normal functioning of the lungs and tells how that is compromised with emphysema.
Heart-Lung Machine Animation [1:26]
A heart-lung machine allows a surgeon to carefully stop the heart during open-heart surgery while still maintaining blood circulation....
How Lungs Function Animation [0:53]
This animation describes the normal functioning of the lungs.
Improving Access to Lung Transplant in South Carolina [5:8]
Timothy P. Whelan, M.D., Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), and...
Inhalers Animation [1:27]
This animation describes three types of inhalers: Metered Dose Inhalers (MDI), Small Volume Nebulizer, and Dry Powder Inhalers (DPI).
Living with Cystic Fibrosis [3:39]
Joey "Peanut" Benton appears on WCBD-TV to talk about what it's like to live with cystic fibrosis. The adorable six...
Lorcan Lucey, Double Lung Transplant Patient Story [4:16]
Lorcan Lucey is a successful mortgage broker who has completed marathons and climbed mountains. In 2007 he was diagnosed with...
Lung Cancer Animation [1:34]
This animation describes the normal function of the lungs and the changes due to lung cancer.
Mold Animation [1:45]
This animation describes how mold can affect our bodies, including the skin, the lungs, the digestive tract, and the brain....
Molecular analysis of NSCLC tumors [7:32]
George Simon, M.D., Burtschy Family Distinguished Endowed Chair in Lung Cancer Research at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC),...
Mucolytics Animation [1:17]
This animation describes a build up of mucus in the lungs and different mucolytic drugs to help get rid of...
MUSC Revives Lung Transplants in South Carolina [2:41]
WCSC-TV Channel 5 reports on South Carolina's first lung transplant in 15 years. Evin Evans of Anderson, SC, received a...
National Donor Day [2:25]
National Donor Day is celebrated on February 14. Transplant patients from MUSC talk about the importance of becoming an organ...
Nichole T. Tanner, M.D. Physician Profile [2:51]
Meet Nichole T. Tanner, M.D. She was awarded her M.D by the University of Miami and did her Residency...
Pleural Effusion Animation [1:46]
This animation describes the two types of pleural effusion, transudative and exudative.
Pleurisy Animation [0:54]
Learn about pleurisy, or inflammation of the pleura, by viewing this animation.
Pneumonia Animation [1:36]
Learn about pneumonia and its causes by viewing this animation.
Pneumonitis Animation [1:23]
Learn about pneumonitis by viewing this animation.
Pneumothorax Animation [2:7]
This animation describes pneumothorax, or air in the pleural cavity.
Pulmonary Embolism - Risk Factors [1:7]
Tennis player Serena Williams was recently diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism. Dr. Tim Whelan, Medical Director of Lung Transplantation at...
Pulmonary Embolism Animation [1:26]
A blood clot that becomes lodged in the small blood vessels of the lungs is called a pulmonary embolism....
Pulmonary Hypertension Animation [1:14]
Pulmonary hypertension occurs when there is a large increase of a substance called endothelin circulating in the blood, causing the...
Robert Miller, M.D. - Physician Profile [2:8]
Video profile of Pulmonologist, Dr. Robert Miller. Find out about his educational background, patient philosophy, areas of expertise and special...
Silicosis Animation [1:57]
Learn about silicosis of the lungs by viewing this animation.
Smoking Cessation Animation [2:35]
Learn more about cigarette smoking and its effects on the body by viewing this animation.
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Dr. Pellegrini graduated from Dartmouth College, earned an MD from Dartmouth Medical School with the Dean’s Valedictory Medal, and completed...
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Unrelated Donor Bone Marrow Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease [4:0]
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Dr. Jeffrey P. Blice joined the Storm Eye as a Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology in October 2013. He is...
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Andrew S. Eiseman, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Director of the Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Service...
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Edward W. Trudo, Jr., MD is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Storm Eye Institute. He specializes in Cornea,...
Responsive Neurostimulation to Control Partial Epileptic Seizure [4:6]
Jonathan C. Edwards, M.D., Director of MUSC's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, who participated in the clinical trial that led to recent...
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