August 9, 2016
Nell Pritchard battled cystic fibrosis her entire life. She had a fairly normal childhood, despite her disease. However, in 2011, her condition deteriorated rapidly. It became clear that her only chance at survival was to receive a lung transplant. The ECMO team raced against time to stabilize her and transport her to NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia for her lifesaving transplant.
July 13, 2016
On July 13th, we celebrated NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center's recent designation as a Platinum Level Center of Excellence for ECMO. NYP/CUMC is one in only five institutions in the world to receive the Platinum Award from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO).