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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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Lungs and Breathing Videos
This animation describes the effects that Anthrax has on the body and common symptoms experienced.
This animation describes asbestosis' effect on the lungs and some of the common symptoms of asbestosis.
Learn about asthma and the corresponding changes to the lungs by viewing this animation.
This animation describes atelectasis, or collapse of the lung.
Breakthrough Therapies for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Timothy P.M. Whelan, M.D., Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses promising...
Bronchial Thermoplasty: A New Treatment for Severe Asthma
Dr. Gerard Silvestri, a pulmonologist at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), discusses bronchial thermoplasty (BT), a new treatment...
This animation describes bronchiectasis, which is abnormal destruction and widening of the bronchi due to recurrent inflammation or infection.
This animation describes what bronchitis is and common causes.
This animations describes bronchodilators, which allow for easier breathing.
Charlie Strange, M.D., FCCP Physician Profile
Meet Charlie Strange, M.D., FCCP. He was awarded his M.D. by the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his Residency...
This animation describes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including the different types and the causes.
Cystic Fibrosis Animation
This animation describes cystic fibrosis and how it can affect the respiratory, digestive, and reproductive systems.
Double Lung Transplantation at MUSC: Jimi's Story
In 2011 MUSC patient Jimi Beauston was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive lung disease. Within a year,...
This animation describes the normal functioning of the lungs and tells how that is compromised with emphysema.
Heart-Lung Machine Animation
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
This animation describes the normal functioning of the lungs.
Improving Access to Lung Transplant in South Carolina
Timothy P. Whelan, M.D., Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), and...
This animation describes three types of inhalers: Metered Dose Inhalers (MDI), Small Volume Nebulizer, and Dry Powder Inhalers (DPI).
Jacob Klapper, M.D. Physician Profile
Dr. Klapper is originally from Indianapolis Indiana. He received his medical degree from Indiana University in 2003. Dr. Klapper did...
Living with Cystic Fibrosis
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
Lorcan Lucey is a successful mortgage broker who has completed marathons and climbed mountains. In 2007 he was diagnosed with...
Lung Cancer Animation
This animation describes the normal function of the lungs and the changes due to lung cancer.
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
George Simon, M.D., Burtschy Family Distinguished Endowed Chair in Lung Cancer Research at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC),...
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
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
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
Meet Nichole T. Tanner, M.D. She was awarded her M.D by the University of Miami and did her Residency...
Pleural Effusion Animation
This animation describes the two types of pleural effusion, transudative and exudative.
Learn about pleurisy, or inflammation of the pleura, by viewing this animation.
Learn about pneumonia and its causes by viewing this animation.
Learn about pneumonitis by viewing this animation.
This animation describes pneumothorax, or air in the pleural cavity.
Pulmonary Embolism - Risk Factors
Tennis player Serena Williams was recently diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism. Dr. Tim Whelan, Medical Director of Lung Transplantation at...
Pulmonary Embolism Animation
A blood clot that becomes lodged in the small blood vessels of the lungs is called a pulmonary embolism....
Pulmonary Hypertension Animation
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
Video profile of Pulmonologist, Dr. Robert Miller. Find out about his educational background, patient philosophy, areas of expertise and special...
Saving Breath: Diagnosing and Managing COPD
Luca Paoletti, M.D., a pulmonologist at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses best practices for diagnosing (eg, spirometry, alpha-1...
Learn about silicosis of the lungs by viewing this animation.
Smoking Cessation Animation
Learn more about cigarette smoking and its effects on the body by viewing this animation.
MUSC: What Disease Wants (extended version)
This is extended version of What Disease Wants telehealth campaign commercial, it tells the story of disease preventing patients from...
MUSC: Year In Review
The MUSC Health Year in Review 2014 (MUSChealth.org/YIR2014) reports on clinical and research innovation, new tele-services, and quality initiatives at...
MUSC: Glad I Asked - TV Commercial
The Medical University of South Carolina TV commercial showing patients and their families sharing why after exploring their health care...
Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Telemedicine
David McSwain, M.D., explains and demonstrates the value of telemedicine when consulting real-time with rural and community emergency departments across...
Jon McGough, M.D. Physician Profile
Dr. Jon M. McGough is a board-certified internal medicine physician. His clinical focus is primary care. His interests include: treatment...
Telemedicine at MUSC: Bringing Specialist Care to the Patient
MUSC What Disease Wants 60
This one-minute spot tells the story of disease preventing patients from getting the specialized care they need in rural and...
MUSC What Disease Wants 30
The story of telehealth bringing quality specialized health care to rural and underserved communities is told in a shorter version...
MUSC Country Road
The road can be your friend. Or your worst enemy if it means have to travel long distances to...
Tina Brown, a school nurse in Hemmingway S.C., demonstrates that her rural elementary school can be a quality medical center...
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