Norma Pinto didn’t have to choose between a leading respiratory center or a leading academic medical institution. Her constrictive bronchiolitis continued to worsen for over 20 years, despite the efforts of her local hospital. So she came to the new +Mount Sinai – National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute
. This unique partnership is a model for state-of-the-art, personalized medicine for the treatment of respiratory disease.
Here, she was diagnosed by a multidisciplinary team of physicians. The team prescribed medication to strengthen Norma’s compromised immune system, and enrolled her in a clinical trial of a new drug which improved her breathing. One year later, the progression of the disease stopped. And Norma’s grandchildren were thrilled to have their playmate back.
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