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Posts during October 2020

First heart transplant performed at Dell Children’s

First heart transplant performed at Dell Children’s Read more about the procedure and expanding pediatric cardiovascular program at Dell Children’s in this Austin American-Statesman article. In a historic first for Dell Children’s Medical Center and the University of Texas at Austin, a team of pediatric heart transplant surgeons successfully implanted a donor…
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New 3T MRI allows for more complex brain surgeries

New 3T MRI allows for more complex brain surgeries Dell Children’s clinical teams are excited to add a new 3T MRI to the list of technologies available at Dell Children’s. The magnetic resonance imaging machine has a magnet that is twice as strong as the standard 1.5T, which means that doctors can see finer details. In brain…
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Dell Children’s Beads of Courage

Dell Children’s Beads of Courage Dell Children’s Beads of Courage is a program designed to honor the journey children, teens, and their families take when they are receiving medical care. The program started at Dell Children’s in 2007 as part of the oncology program, but this October, it expands to children who are part of…
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Dell Children’s Foundation announces new board members

Dell Children’s Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of three new board of trustee members. Please join us in welcoming Leslie Ward, President of AT&T Texas, Shelby Wanswrath, Co-Head of Private Equity, Teachers Retirement System, and Todd Wallace, Managing Director,  JLL. The Dell Children’s Foundation…
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Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic

Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic Halloween will look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are still plenty of ways families can have fun while avoiding the scare of being exposed to or spreading the virus.  Dr. Sarmistha Hauger, infectious disease specialist at Dell Children’s and other health experts share some important…
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