Tag: "duchenne muscular dystrophy"
Top 5 Things to Know About the Heart in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Because overall treatment has vastly improved for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) over the last couple of decades, the heart has become a major focus area for both doctors and researchers. One of our cardiologists shares the top five things parents should know about the heart as it relates to DMD.
Music therapy helping StarShine Hospice and Palliative Care patients
On Saturday, June 3, StarShine Hospice of Cincinnati Children’s will host the sixth annual Amateur Cornhole Classic at Diggs Bar and Grill. StarShine Hospice of Cincinnati Children’s exists to meet
Teen Feels ‘Hopeful’ After Experimental Stem Cell Procedure on Damaged Heart
A brief summary of and link to a story about an experimental stem cell heart procedure for a patient with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
First teen to get experimental heart stem cell transplant at Cincinnati Children’s
A brief summary of and link to a story about an experimental heart stem cell treatment for cardiomyopathy.
Cincinnati Children’s Top 12 of 2012
As we gear up for the year ahead and the progress it inevitably holds, we pause to look back at the people and events that shaped the medical center and
Man Becomes First Duchenne Patient to Get LVAD
Cincinnati Children’s patient Jason Williams was only expected to live another year. But a pioneering new surgery has changed the course of his life. The 29-year-old Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patient Gets New Lease on Life
This morning, Jason Williams of Peebles, OH, joined his doctors in a room full of news media representatives as they described the first-of-its-kind surgery that Jason agreed to at the beginning of September.
Doctors Discuss Pioneering Heart Surgery to Help Patient Suffering From Muscular Disorder
Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center held a press conference today to discuss the first surgery in the nation involving the implantation of a heart device in a patient