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IN THIS ISSUE

COVER STORY

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DOUBLE DELIVERY,
DOUBLE BLESSING

Sarina Shrestha wanted to deliver her twin
boys naturally. The expertise of a certified nurse midwife
and a leading maternal-fetal medicine specialist at UM
St. Joseph Medical Center helped her get her wish.

8

SHOULDER
REPLACEMENT
SURGERY TURNS
BACK THE CLOCK
The procedure can be as effective
as hip and knee replacements at
relieving joint pain and restoring
mobility and quality of life.

10

HELPING COMPLEX PATIENTS
BREATHE EASIER

Lia Young needed a double-lung
transplant to survive, but doctors near her home
in Texas couldn't perform the surgery. Thanks
to the lung transplant team at the University of
Maryland Medical Center, she's alive today.

D E PA R T M E N TS
3

A HEALTHY START

13

AT A GLANCE

14

NEWS AND EVENTS

15

SPOTLIGHT

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