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Reporter Dec 17 2021

Holiday Gift Giveaway

Dec. 16, 2021—Donald Brady, MD, Beverly Conner, MBA, and Champ were among the many volunteers who helped give out thousands of turkeys, tofurkeys and other gifts during last week’s Holiday Gift Giveaway.

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Down syndrome patient celebrates anniversary of novel transplant

Dec. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt patient Joe Eitl was among the first patients in the country with Down syndrome to undergo a heart and liver transplant.

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Study finds similar success rates with two devices for breathing tube placement

Dec. 15, 2021—Two devices for placing a breathing tube during critical illness had similar success rates for intubation on the first attempt, according to a study published Dec. 8 in JAMA.

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Study sets framework for precision surveillance of colorectal cancer

Dec. 14, 2021—Vanderbilt research has revealed some of the mechanisms by which polyps develop into colorectal cancer, setting the framework for improved surveillance for the cancer utilizing precision medicine.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges caution in toy selection this holiday season

Dec. 13, 2021—Santa is known for making a list and checking it twice, and injury prevention experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urge shoppers to follow suit when purchasing gifts this holiday season.

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