Inside This Month's Capsule ...
When Marilyn Sherwood injured her hand, she thought she'd have to spend months in a cast. Not a great outcome for this adventurous educator, camp instructor, and avid rock climber. But the team at the Temple Hand Center offered another option, one that put Marilyn right back into action.
Mimi Weber desperately needed a kidney. Family stepped up to donate, but they all were incompatible. Find out how Mimi got a kidney from somebody she'd never met, thanks to Temple University Hospital's membership in an exceptional national donor organization.
Venkat Pallela went from doctor to doctor but still couldn't find the source of his chest pains. That's when he met Sara Sirna, MD, Director of Temple's new Institute for Preventive Cardiology. Dr. Sirna and her team didn't just identify Pallela's problem, they also gave him the tools to live heart-healthy.
When a Pennsylvania clinician has a substance-abuse problem, their road to recovery goes through Capstone, an Episcopal-based comprehensive treatment program directed by two Temple psychiatrists.
Ride along with the Temple Transport Team in their mobile ICU as they provide patients state-of-the-art care during hospital-to-hospital transports.
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