Irish teen who received heart transplant could end up saving another child’s life – Irish Mirror

A teenage boy who received a heart transplant could end up saving another child as a valve from his own heart could be used as tissue to help a young baby. Teenager Sahin Yasar tells how he will be forever thankful to the heart donor who gave him a second chance at life on the moving RTE series Ministry of Hope. The observational series, which follows three Irish chaplains for a year, captures the emotional journey of Dublin lad Sahin as he is kept alive by a machine in hospital while waiting for the life-saving transplant. His mother Tina told how she wept tears of joys when he went into surgery after he was finally matched with a suitable organ. Previously, suitable hearts were available on seven occasions, but would not be a medical fit following tests. At one stage, the exhausted 16-year-old was prepped and ready for theatre when his parents had to wake him to tell him there was yet another setback. Sahin, who was born with cardiomyopathy, a cardiac condition which rapidly deteriorated at the end of last year, spent nearly eight months in hospital before this summer’s life-saving operation in the Mater Hospital. He said on

Local boy getting heart transplant he’s needed for years – WQAD.com


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A child who was born with a rare heart defect is finally getting the heart he always needed. Back in 2014 News 8’s Jenna Morton introduced us to Will Kohn, a kid who had multiple open heart surgeries starting when he was just six days old. At this …

Heart transplant schoolboy Max Johnson, 9, pleads with Theresa … – The Sun

This was originally published on this site ‘PLEASE SAVE ME’ Brave Max Johnson suffers from a crippling heart disease — and he desperately needs an organ donation A SCHOOLBOY who desperately needs a heart transplant has made a plea to Theresa May to change donor laws saying: “Please change the law to save me.” Little Read more about Heart transplant schoolboy Max Johnson, 9, pleads with Theresa … – The Sun[…]

Reaching Great Heights After Heart Transplant – Healthline

This was originally published on this site Healthline Reaching Great Heights After Heart Transplant Healthline Kelly Perkins and her husband scaled some of the world’s tallest peaks after her surgery. Now, the couple is helping get the word out on heart transplants. Kelly Perkins heart transplant. Kelly Perkins received a new heart in 1995 and Read more about Reaching Great Heights After Heart Transplant – Healthline[…]

Heart transplant survivor dies just a few hours after giving birth – CNN

This was originally published on this site CNN Heart transplant survivor dies just a few hours after giving birth CNN It was a celebration of new life for Johnson, who received a heart transplant seven years ago, and her husband, Christian music artist Nathan Johnson. But the 31-year-old mother experienced complications and died just eight Read more about Heart transplant survivor dies just a few hours after giving birth – CNN[…]

Italian Boy Becomes Youngest Patient Bridged to Transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart – Business Wire (press release)

This was originally published on this site Business Wire (press release) Italian Boy Becomes Youngest Patient Bridged to Transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Business Wire (press release) Andrei, 12, is the world’s youngest patient to be bridged to transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart. He is pictured after his heart transplant with Read more about Italian Boy Becomes Youngest Patient Bridged to Transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart – Business Wire (press release)[…]