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Top Surgeries in University Hospital in Motol: The Way of the New Lung from the Donor to the Recipient

CHP Program partner - University Hospital in Motol - is a top and well-known healthcare facility. We bring you the news about interesting surgeries and procedures you may witness. Lung transplant is an operation conducted to remove and replace patient's diseased lung or lungs with a healthy one from another person. In the majority of cases lung transplants are coming from deceased organ donors, but in some situations a part of lung is removed from a living donor.  In the Czech Republic, this complex procedure is performed only in the University Hospital in Motol. What are the typical diseases requiring the treatment in the form of a lung transplant? What steps need to be taken one by one for successful transplant?

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  • 4/24/2017

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Top Surgeries in University Hospital in Motol: Case Study of Young Boy with Pectus Excavatum

CHP Program partner - University Hospital in Motol - is a top and well-known healthcare facility. We bring you the news about interesting surgeries and procedures you may witness. Pectus excavatum (PE) is the most common chest wall deformity caused by the abnormal growth of costal cartilage, causing that the breastbone caves in. The disease occurs in one out of 500 live babies, while boys suffer from it 4 times more often than girls. How do the surgeons prepare for such operation? What is their solution of this health condition? Are the results visible after the surgery?

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  • 2/24/2017

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CHP Program Team: Introducing Andrea

We are very proud of the people we work with. Despite her youth, Andrea is a valuable and experienced member of the CHP Program Team. She knows exactly how you can feel once travelling abroad on your own and she always does her best to make our students feel at ease. As a student of marketing and media she takes care of our social media channels, too, and she loves to participate in creating content strategies for our study program.

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  • 1/27/2017

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The Most Magical Moment of a Doctor´s Job?

Long shifts, stressful nights, no sleep - an inevitable part of a healthcare profession? Yes. But they say there is one moment which let all the negatives dissapear. Which one it is?

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  • 5/26/2016

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What Motivates Doctors to Keep on Doing Their Job with Passion?

If you have decided to become a healthcare professional, it´s going to be a long path with many struggles and obstacles. Sleepless nights, exams, constant studying and extreme stress are one part of it. But hang in there! The possibility to speak with someone who overcame all the problems you are facing is worth it. Read why our mentors, doctors in the Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Intensive Care Medicine Specialized Center, love their job. What keeps them to hold on specifically in this demanding field?

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  • 5/9/2016

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