Nov. 21, 2023—After 143 days in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Mathias Uribe was discharged to begin the next phase of his recovery following a lengthy infection that led to a rare sequence of health issues.
Vanderbilt clinicians take part in annual conference of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization
Oct. 20, 2023—Vanderbilt speakers gave multiple presentations at the 34th annual conference of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization.
Aug. 15, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s receives top designation by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization
Jul. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt's extracorporeal life support program has received the platinum level award for excellence in life support from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), the organization’s highest honor.
Mar. 2, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that a three-year shortage of a common cannula used in young infants needing lung support forced hospitals across the United States to switch to a more invasive form of lung support,
Jan. 19, 2023—Vanderbilt LifeFlight personnel recently received training on using advanced cardiac devices in transport settings, devices that were historically found only at hospitals like VUMC.
Mar. 17, 2022—Vanderbilt's extracorporeal life support fellowship gives new doctors two years of hands-on experience with a lifesaving critical care tool, one that has only become more important during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 25, 2022—Vanderbilt research found that nearly 90 percent of COVID-19 patients who qualified for, but did not receive, ECMO due to a shortage of resources during the height of the pandemic died in the hospital, despite being young with few other health issues
Feb. 7, 2022—Vanderbilt research shows that critically ill COVID-19 patients on a mechanical ventilator or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation lived more often when randomized to receive baricitinib.
Jan. 27, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently hosted representatives of Ballad Health, a regional health system serving East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, to train its team to provide a life-saving medical program called ECMO.
Sep. 1, 2021—Vanderbilt University Hospital treated 39 pregnant patients hospitalized with active COVID-19 infections in August, 10 of whom were admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).