Joanne’s Story: Pulmonary Embolism

Joanne Giacalone, a 22 year old nurse, collapsed suddenly and was rushed to Long Island Jewish. Dr. Graver immediately performed emergency surgery to correct and pulmonary embolism. The ICU worked tirelessly to keep Joanne alive. She regained brain function a few days later, made a complete recovery, and has since joined the team as an OB/GYN nurse.

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