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Heart transplantation

Heart transplantation

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    Hearts can be revived and kept alive meaning that healthy hearts can be taken from dead donors FULL ARTICLE AT Mirror.co.uk

  2. World's first operations to transplant DEAD hearts into patients declared success

    Ever since the world’s first heart transplant was performed in 1967, surgeons have always relied on beating hearts from brain-dead patients. FULL ARTICLE AT Mirror.co.uk

  1. Melbourne, Oct 24 : Scientists have made a dead heart beat again and successfully transplanted it in world's first ever game changing surgery. FULL ARTICLE AT New Kerala

  2. First transplant of 'dead' heart

    Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart". FULL ARTICLE AT BBC

  1. Oz Doctors In First 'Dead Heart' Transplant

    The procedure uses a heart that has not been beating for up to 20 minutes before being resuscitated and transplanted. FULL ARTICLE AT Sky News

  2. Australian Doctors Make Heart-Transplant Breakthrough

    Australian doctors have successfully transplanted so-called dead hearts into patients in what they said was a world-first procedure that could lift the number of donor hearts available. FULL ARTICLE AT OpinionJournal

  3. SYDNEY — In what has been described as the biggest breakthrough in a decade, surgeons at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney have transplanted hearts from dead bodies into patients. The ... FULL ARTICLE AT Mashable

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    Erik Compton started his day by putting on extra clothes to battle a morning chill but it didn't take him long to get hot once he teed off at ... FULL ARTICLE AT Yahoo! Sports

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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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