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So how can you tell RSV from COVID-19?

So how can you tell RSV from COVID-19? Dell Children’s Medical Center continues to see an increase in the number of children with COVID-19 and other upper respiratory infections, especially cases of RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus). So how can you tell RSV from COVID-19? Dr. Meena Iyer, chief medical officer at Dell Children’s Medical Center, explains the difference…
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Dell Children’s celebrates 6-month-old’s heart transplant

Dell Children’s celebrates 6-month-old’s heart transplant Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin, the clinical practice of Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, recently celebrated as 6-month-old Zaria Grace Jackson headed home after a donor heart transplant at Dell Children’s. Zaria received her heart transplant on March 25.
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Dell Children’s celebrates 13-year-old’s heart transplant

Dell Children’s celebrates 13-year-old’s heart transplant Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin, the clinical practice of Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, are proud to announce 13-year-old Grace Jennings is home after receiving a long awaited heart transplant. Grace received her heart transplant on January 26, after waiting 15 months…
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Innovative program for training the next wave of cardiovascular perfusionists

Innovative program for training the next wave of cardiovascular perfusionists Dell Children’s Medical Center, is proud to announce an educational partnership offering a first-of-its-kind clinical experience for student perfusionists in a pediatric setting, in partnership with UT Health Austin and the Texas Heart Institute. Perfusionists are vital members of the cardiothoracic team who operate the heart-lung machine during…
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Dell Children’s receives $2 million donation for Fetal Center

Dell Children’s Foundation is proud to announce it has received a $2 million charitable donation from The Floyd A. and Kathleen C. Cailloux Foundation in Kerrville, Texas.  The generous gift is dedicated to supporting the new Fetal Center at Dell Children’s, ensuring the best diagnosis and treatment of…
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Dell Children’s First Heart Transplant Patient Heads Home for the Holidays

Dell Children’s First Heart Transplant Patient Heads Home for the Holidays The first heart transplant recipient at Dell Children’s Medical Center, part of Ascension, headed home for the holidays on December 23.  Gerardo was surprised with a car parade, Austin firefighters, Bevo, friends, superheroes, and his caregivers. The parade celebrates his remarkable journey and long-awaited discharge. Gerardo was admitted to…
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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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