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Heart transplantation

Heart transplantation

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  1. Boy gets heart transplant in time for Christmas

    A family gets an early Christmas gift as a 3-month-old boy born with a dilated cardia receives a life-saving heart transplant. FULL ARTICLE AT Local10 Miami

  2. The Night
    CBC Canada  9 hours ago
    The Night

    Mary Jane McPhee recalls how her troubled relationship with her brother was transformed one night, when visiting him after he had a double lung and heart transplant. FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Canada

  1. He may be too young for two front teeth, but not a healthy human heart.Click to Continue » FULL ARTICLE AT McClatchy and Tribune Newspapers

  2. Heart transplant recipients can face serious distress from post-surgery identity issues, study suggests

    Many had questioned their identity after receiving another person’s heart, felt an intruder had was inside them, or experienced an intense bond with the donor FULL ARTICLE AT The National Post

  3. Sentara Norfolk General celebrates 25 years of heart transplants

    The 25-year-old heart transplant program at Sentara Norfolk General celebrated its 356th patient transplant this month. FULL ARTICLE AT Hampton Roads Daily Press

  1. Victorville family wishing for 2-year-old son's heart transplant this Christmas

    A Victorville couple want only one thing this holiday season, and that's to find a heart for their ailing 2-year-old son. FULL ARTICLE AT ABC7.com

  2. Inland Empire family wishing for 2-year-old son's heart transplant this Christmas

    An Inland Empire couple want only one thing this holiday season, and that's to find a heart for their ailing 2-year-old son. FULL ARTICLE AT ABC7.com

  3. See first steps of heart transplant girl just two weeks after critical op

    Chloe Beaney, 14, says  "I'm still feeling tired but I have taken my first steps since my operation and I hope by next summer I will be fit enough ... FULL ARTICLE AT Mirror.co.uk

  4. New Technology Increases Number Of Donor Hearts Available

    Many patients on the heart transplant list die waiting for a heart, but a local company has found an incredible way to significantly increase the number of donor hearts available. FULL ARTICLE AT WBZ

About this topic

Wikipedia

A heart transplant, or a cardiac transplantation, is a surgical transplant procedure performed on patients with end-stage heart failure or severe coronary artery disease. As of 2008 the most common procedure was to take a working heart from a recently deceased organ donor (cadaveric allograft) and implant it into the patient. The patient's own heart is either removed (orthotopic procedure) or,... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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