Surgery Update

May 18th

Dr. Stephen Huddleston - Associated Press

Sioux Falls man leaves hospital after 185 days, following double-lung transplant

Wait is over: Man has double lung transplant after COVID-19
Dr. Stephen Huddleston - Associated Press


Dr. Erik Finger – KSTP, 5/3/2021

Researchers at U of M working to create world’s first human organ storage bank
Dr. Erik Finger – KSTP, 5/3/2021

Dr. Srinath Chinnakotla was elected a Fellow of the American Surgical Association.  Established in 1880, the American Surgical Association is the oldest surgical association in the United States.  

Dr. Melissa Brunsvold - Star Tribune

Heart-lung bypass a COVID-19 rescue tool in Minnesota. 
Dr. Melissa Brunsvold - Star Tribune

Novel possibility for late-stage colorectal cancer

Dr. Subree Subramanian – Medical Laboratory Observer

Dr. Subree Subramanian – Medical Laboratory Observer




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Surgery Update is an official bi-weekly newsletter of the Department of Surgery for faculty, staff, trainees, colleagues and friends.

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