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Oct. 17, 2023
KSHB: 'It's a Miracle': Columbia Man Becomes Saint Luke's 1,000th Heart Transplant Recipient
A Columbia, Missouri, man counts himself lucky a near miracle has given him the chance for a longer life.
Oct. 17, 2023
FOX4: Columbia Man Receives Saint Luke's 1,000th Heart Transplant
A man from Columbia, Missouri, got a new heart and a second chance at life, marking the 1,000th heart transplant at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute.
Oct. 17, 2023
KMBC: Saint Luke's Performs 1,000th Heart Transplant
Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute is celebrating a major milestone after performing 1,000 heart transplants.
Oct. 13, 2023
Cardiovascular Business: Flurpiridaz Will Have a Major Impact on Cardiac PET and Nuclear Imaging
Dr. Timothy Bateman spoke with Cardiovascular Business about his group's findings and what it is like to work with flurpiridaz.
Oct. 13, 2023
Health News You Can Use: Metastatic Breast Cancer and Saint Luke's Koontz Center for Advanced Breast Cancer
This week during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re talking about metastatic breast cancer and Saint Luke’s Koontz Center—the region’s only center dedicated and designed specifically for these patients.
Oct. 10, 2023
KSHB: Kansas City Woman Starts Fund for Metastatic Breast Cancer Research
KSHB talked to Dr. Tim Pluard about how research is advancing treatment and leading to improved outcomes for Brooke and other women with metastatic breast cancer.
Oct. 9, 2023
KCTV: Medical Providers Encourage Women to Make Mammogram Appointments
Dr. Meierotto talks to KCT V about why women put preventive screenings off and how Saint Luke's is helping make sure patients in rural communities get the same great care as those in the Kansas City metro area.
Oct. 9, 2023
Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute Performs 1,000th Heart Transplant, Reaching Prestigious Milestone
Saint Luke’s program becomes the 23rd institution in the U.S. to perform 1,000 heart transplants.
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Oct. 6, 2023
Medscape: Virtual Nursing Offers a New Career Option for Nurses
Medscape talked to Susie Krug about how virtual nursing is transforming the way Saint Luke's provides care.