After Donald Schwartz's semitrailer crashed, doctors performed brain surgery on him while he was awake to remove a cancerous tumor.
Since UChicago Medicine's historic back-to-back triple-organ transplants in December 2018, their teams have performed another four heart-liver-kidney transplants. Meet three of the four new multi-organ transplant recipients.
Asking patients to self-report their physical fitness is a common strategy to see if they are healthy enough to undergo surgery. A new study from UChicago questions that approach.