Medical Miracles: Second Chances deals with cutting edge thoracic surgery that dramatically changes lives. This next installment of Medical Miracles, airs on WKYC at 7:30 pm on Thursday, November 1. Viewers are introduced to The Cleveland Clinic’s thoracic surgery unit. Thoracic surgery is surgery that deals with the chest. A young mother suffering from cystic fibrosis is just one of the patients whose lives is helped. WKYC Channel 3’s Emmy Award-winning series is hosted by Health Anchor Monica Robins.
Then on Thursday, December 6 at 7:30 pm, viewers can tune to Channel 3 for Medical Miracles: Innovative Surgery, Rapid Recovery. This 30-minute Cleveland Clinic special focuses on minimally invasive surgeries and the benefits they provide over traditional surgeries. For example, a robot assists a cardiovascular surgeon to repair a heart valve with only four small incisions. This show covers procedures at the forefront of surgical technology.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a not-for-profit multi-specialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education.
U.S. News & World Report consistently names The Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation’s best hospitals in its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. In 2004, patients came for treatment from every state and 100 countries. The Cleveland Clinic website is www.clevelandclinic.org.
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October 31, 2007
Alina Martinet, 216.344.3352
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