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Woman Couldn't Live With Her Lungs – so Doctors Removed Them in 'World First' - Good News Network;

Woman Couldn't Live With Her Lungs – so Doctors Removed Them in 'World First' - Good News Network

Good News NetworkWoman Couldn't Live With Her Lungs – so Doctors Removed Them in 'World First'Good News NetworkMelissa Benoit has lived with cystic fibrosis her whole life – and if it weren't for a daring double-transplant procedure, the condition would have claimed her life. The 33-year-old mother came down with influenza which led the bacteria in her lungs to ...and more »

Woman kept alive for six days with no lungs - The Kathmandu Post

Woman kept alive for six days with no lungsThe Kathmandu PostJan 29, 2017- A woman was kept alive with no lungs for six days while she waited for a transplant in April last year. It is thought to be the first operation of its kind in the world and she was kept alive with a small, artificial lung. Melissa Benoit ...and more »

Woman survives six days without lungs - Times of Malta;

Woman survives six days without lungs - Times of Malta

Times of MaltaWoman survives six days without lungsTimes of MaltaA woman on the verge of dying due to a severe lung infection has been saved after doctors removed both her lungs for a week as she awaited a transplant. Surgeons at Toronto General Hospital worked for nine hours to remove 32-year-old Canadian Melissa ...and more »

How a woman survived for six days without lungs - The Daily Herald;

How a woman survived for six days without lungs - The Daily Herald

The Daily HeraldHow a woman survived for six days without lungsThe Daily HeraldMelissa Benoit's lungs had been weakened by cystic fibrosis and ravaged by bacterial infections for three years. Then, last February, a bout of swine flu sent her spiraling toward death. By April, she gasped for air with every breath. She had coughing ...and more »

Woman Lives Six Days Without Lungs And It Saved Her Life - Herald Keeper;

Woman Lives Six Days Without Lungs And It Saved Her Life - Herald Keeper

Herald KeeperWoman Lives Six Days Without Lungs And It Saved Her LifeHerald Keeper"In Melissa's case, our hand was being forced a little bit because she was actively dying, and if we hadn't done something, she would have died that day for sure". Melissa remains on kidney dialysis, but is now able to play with her young daughter "for ...and more »

Canadian woman's life saved by removing her lungs for six days - Information Nigeria;

Canadian woman's life saved by removing her lungs for six days - Information Nigeria

Information NigeriaCanadian woman's life saved by removing her lungs for six daysInformation NigeriaDoctors in Canada have saved a young mother's life by resorting to a quite strange solution – they removed her lungs for six days while she waited for a transplant. In April, Melissa Benoit arrived at a Toronto hospital with a severe lung infection ...and more »

Canadian woman lives for 6 days without lungs - Yahoo News;

Canadian woman lives for 6 days without lungs - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsCanadian woman lives for 6 days without lungsYahoo NewsA Canadian woman reportedly hours away from death had her lungs removed for six days while she waited for a life-saving transplant. Melissa Benoit, 32, was born with cystic fibrosis and contracted a severe lung infection that landed her in a Toronto ...and more »

Woman Goes 6 Days Without Lungs In Doctors' Bid To Save Her Life - Tech Times;

Woman Goes 6 Days Without Lungs In Doctors' Bid To Save Her Life - Tech Times

Tech TimesWoman Goes 6 Days Without Lungs In Doctors' Bid To Save Her LifeTech TimesIn April last year, 32-year-old Melissa Benoit was rushed to a hospital in Toronto for a severe lung infection. The doctors realized soon enough that she only had hours to live, so they performed a last-ditch procedure to save her life. ( Matt Cardy ...and more »

Melissa Benoit: Canadian woman lives for six days without lungs - Canada News;

Melissa Benoit: Canadian woman lives for six days without lungs - Canada News

Canada NewsMelissa Benoit: Canadian woman lives for six days without lungsCanada NewsDoctors in Ontario say they saved a woman's life by removing her lungs for six days. Melissa Benoit, 32, was born with cystic fibrosis and contracted a severe lung infection that landed her in a Toronto hospital. Cystic fibrosis is a progressive ...and more »

Canadian woman survives six days without lungs while waiting for transplant - Telegraph.co.uk;

Canadian woman survives six days without lungs while waiting for transplant - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukCanadian woman survives six days without lungs while waiting for transplantTelegraph.co.ukA Canadian woman's life has been saved in an unprecedented operation which saw doctors removing her lungs for six days while she waited for a transplant. Melissa Benoit, 32, who was born with cystic fibrosis, had a severe bacterial lung infection and ...and more »

They Brought Me Back From Death: Here's How Melissa Benoit Survived Without Lungs For 6 Days - Indiatimes.com;

They Brought Me Back From Death: Here's How Melissa Benoit Survived Without Lungs For 6 Days - Indiatimes.com

Indiatimes.comThey Brought Me Back From Death: Here's How Melissa Benoit Survived Without Lungs For 6 DaysIndiatimes.comA cystic fibrosis patient, she had been struggling with an infection in the lungs for years. In a one-of-a-kind, experimental procedure, doctors at a Toronto hospital saved the life of the then 32-year-old Melissa Benoit, by removing her lungs for six ...and more »

Dying Woman Survived 6 Days Without Lungs, Doctors Removed Them To Save Her - iTech Post;

Dying Woman Survived 6 Days Without Lungs, Doctors Removed Them To Save Her - iTech Post

iTech PostDying Woman Survived 6 Days Without Lungs, Doctors Removed Them To Save HeriTech PostMelissa Benoit was born with cystic fibrosis. In April, she suffered a severe lung infection and she only had a few hours to live. Her team of doctors decided to try a procedure that has never been done before, but could save her life - they removed ...and more »

Woman Lives for 6 Days With No Lungs Thanks to Hero Doctors - Thrillist;

Woman Lives for 6 Days With No Lungs Thanks to Hero Doctors - Thrillist

ThrillistWoman Lives for 6 Days With No Lungs Thanks to Hero DoctorsThrillistLA's Best Free Festival of the Year Is This Weekend. We've Got the Deets. Melissa Benoit is lucky to be alive. In a first-ever procedure, the 32-year-old wife and mother had both of her lungs completely removed -- and survived for nearly a week on life ...and more »

Woman lived without her lungs for 6 days as she waited for her transplant - Pulse Headlines;

Woman lived without her lungs for 6 days as she waited for her transplant - Pulse Headlines

Pulse HeadlinesWoman lived without her lungs for 6 days as she waited for her transplantPulse HeadlinesA Canadian woman was kept alive without her lungs for six days as she awaited her organ donor. Melissa Benoit lost her lungs due to complications from cystic fibrosis, a condition that had them filled with blood, mucus, and pus. She had lived with the ...and more »

Miracle Medicine: This woman lived without her lungs for 6 days! - International Business Times, India Edition;

Miracle Medicine: This woman lived without her lungs for 6 days! - International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India EditionMiracle Medicine: This woman lived without her lungs for 6 days!International Business Times, India EditionMelissa Benoit, a young mother aged 32, hailing from Canada underwent a unique procedure, which was never carried out before. Nupur Jha. January 27, 2017 19:52 IST. Melissa Benoit, lungs, health,. Melissa Benoit, 32, from Canada lived without her lungs ...and more »

Living Without Lungs – Is It Possible? [VIDEO] - Counsel & Heal;

Living Without Lungs – Is It Possible? [VIDEO] - Counsel & Heal

Counsel & HealLiving Without Lungs – Is It Possible? [VIDEO]Counsel & HealFor six days, Melissa Benoit lived without lungs as she waits for her donor. (Photo : Justin Sullivan/Getty Images). A woman diagnosed with cystic fibrosis had her lungs removed for six days while waiting for lung transplant. Medical experts call it ...and more »

Woman Survived Almost a Week on Breathing Machines Until Doctors Found a Lung Donor - The Monitor Daily;

Woman Survived Almost a Week on Breathing Machines Until Doctors Found a Lung Donor - The Monitor Daily

The Monitor DailyWoman Survived Almost a Week on Breathing Machines Until Doctors Found a Lung DonorThe Monitor DailyBefore she received the transplant, Melissa Benoit said she felt like she was breathing through a straw. While the flu is regarded as a health hazard with the potential to infect multiple hosts setting the stage for massive outbreaks, an episode of the ...and more »

Doctors Removed A Canadian Woman's Lungs For 6 Days To Save Her Life - ScoopWhoop;

Doctors Removed A Canadian Woman's Lungs For 6 Days To Save Her Life - ScoopWhoop

ScoopWhoopDoctors Removed A Canadian Woman's Lungs For 6 Days To Save Her LifeScoopWhoopIn a rare case, a Canadian woman's life was saved by removing her lungs for six days while she waited for a transplant. According to a Guardian report, 32-year-old Melissa Benoit was born with cystic fibrosis, a condition that affected her lungs. The ...and more »

Melissa Benoit lived for six days without either of her lungs - Metro;

Melissa Benoit lived for six days without either of her lungs - Metro

MetroMelissa Benoit lived for six days without either of her lungsMetroA woman lived for six days without either of her lungs after they both had to be removed in an emergency operation. In what has been hailed as a medical first, 32-year-old Melissa Benoit had both of her lungs taken out, and lived without them for ...and more »

Jan. 27: Advice for Theresa May. Plus other letters to the editor - The Globe and Mail

Jan. 27: Advice for Theresa May. Plus other letters to the editorThe Globe and MailRe Removing Both Lungs Saved Her Life (Jan. 26): It was delightful to learn the story of Melissa Benoit. I am sure other readers shared the joy, amazement and wonder the beautiful front-page picture of Ms. Benoit and her daughter, Olivia, brought to ...and more »