Items Tagged ‘lung transplant’

February 9, 2010

Moorhead woman receives double lung transplant

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Holly Bergo was running out of time. The Moorhead nurse waited for new lungs for more than a year as an incurable disease relentlessly claimed her own pair and landed her at the top of the Mayo Clinic’s transplant list. Her rare blood type and petite frame stretched out the wait…   The Mayo team […]

View full entry

Tags: lung transplant


October 8, 2009

Man saved by double lung transplant buys ventilator for campaign

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

A man whose life was saved by a double-lung transplant has purchased a ventilator for the Princess Margaret Hospital through the Breathe Easy Bahamas campaign.   Jorge Bacardi, 65, of Lyford Cay, understands how vital oxygen is to survival from his own direct experience as he suffered from the hereditary lung condition Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia […]

View full entry

Tags: lung transplant


Contact Us · Privacy Policy