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Heart transplantation

Heart transplantation

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  1. A Must-See: Members of a Minnesota family listen to their son's heart beating in the chest of a 71-year-old Vietnam veteran. FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Canada

  2. When death leads to life: the tale of a heart transplant

    Manon Pagé remembers that on Aug. 11, 2013, she and the older of her two children, Jean-François Savard, were eating dinner at her parents’ place. She remembers him telling her ... FULL ARTICLE AT Toronto Star

  1. To capture the first-ever image of a black hole, a team of international scientists travel to extreme altitudes in Northern Chile’s Atacama desert, home to the world’s best ... FULL ARTICLE AT Online NewsHour

  2. Sometimes a lot of good can come from a great tragedy. College student Matt Heisler was only 21 when he passed away in a house fire at the University of ... FULL ARTICLE AT Mashable

  3. The family of a little girl who needed a life-saving heart transplant is backing a national appeal to get more donors for children. FULL ARTICLE AT Belleville News-Democrat

  1. Omaha transplant patient gets surprise from Grey's Anatomy stars

    A young woman, waiting for a heart transplant in Omaha, receives a care package from the stars of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. FULL ARTICLE AT KETV Omaha

  2. Benefit Helps UNK Student -- Recent Heart Transplant Recipient

    A UNK student gets a fresh new outlook on life after a recent heart transplant, and is reminded how blessed she really is. Lorissa Roepke received a new heart in ... FULL ARTICLE AT KHGI Nebraska

  3. THE UK’s first ever successful baby heart transplant survivor, now a gold medal winning athlete, has launched the return of the British Transplant Games to her home region. FULL ARTICLE AT The Northern Echo

  4. Mary-Lynn McPherson: Waiting for a heart

    When you are on the waiting list for a heart transplant, fear and uncertainty are your 24-hour-a-day companions. FULL ARTICLE AT Canada.com

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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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