698 beads tell the story of baby’s heart transplant – Wichita Eagle

This was originally published on this site Wichita Eagle 698 beads tell the story of baby’s heart transplant Wichita Eagle But her aortic arch had to be reconstructed for transplant, making an already-tricky newborn transplant even more complicated. Only 22 heart centers in the world do more than 10 infant heart transplants each year. St. Read more about 698 beads tell the story of baby’s heart transplant – Wichita Eagle[…]

What it takes to wait for a heart transplant

By Sara Cline Posted Jun 11, 2017 at 8:00 AM TAUNTON — If a person on the national organ transplant waiting list, receives a call that a heart is available for them, there is no time to waste. The patient has around two hours to get to the hospital for the transplant. And while in the moment it may seem Read more about What it takes to wait for a heart transplant[…]

Brianna’s heart: Taunton student who had transplant wants to be a nurse – Enterprise News

This was originally published on this siteSara Cline @saraclinenews TAUNTON — Dilated cardiomyopathy, Rituxan, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder and heart transplant. Many people have never heard of most of these terms, let alone use them in their day-to-day vocabulary. But for Brianna Seaver, a 17-year-old senior at Taunton High School, these words Read more about Brianna’s heart: Taunton student who had transplant wants to be a nurse – Enterprise News[…]

Praise for fundraising in aid of Leeds heart transplant teen Connor – Yorkshire Evening Post

This was originally published on this site The family of heart transplant teenager Connor Laws has sent out a grateful ‘thank you’ message after a hugely-successful fundraising day in east Leeds. Hundreds of people attended the event at East Leeds ARLFC in Richmond Hill, which was organised to raise funds for 14-year-old Connor. As previously Read more about Praise for fundraising in aid of Leeds heart transplant teen Connor – Yorkshire Evening Post[…]

Baby Tenley gets heart transplant at Texas Children’s Hospital – KPRC Houston

This was originally published on this site By Haley Hernandez – Health Reporter Posted: 7:21 PM, May 29, 2017 Updated: 7:57 PM, May 29, 2017 HOUSTON – Texas Children’s Hospital joined the ranks of three other hospitals last week for surpassing 1,500 transplants. One of them was a lifesaving heart transplant for Tenley Kennedy, who KPRC Read more about Baby Tenley gets heart transplant at Texas Children’s Hospital – KPRC Houston[…]

Transplant recipient celebrates graduation with donor’s mom – East Bay Times

This was originally published on this siteAt 25, AJ Reyes was suffering from congestive heart failure and running out of time. Unless the Vallejo resident got another organ to replace his damaged one, his doctors told him he would be dead within five years. Reyes went on the California Transplant Donor Network waiting list and Read more about Transplant recipient celebrates graduation with donor’s mom – East Bay Times[…]

Link found between donor, infection in heart, lung transplant recipients – Science Daily

This was originally published on this siteThe way in which heart and lung transplant recipients acquired a specific species of bacteria, Mycoplasma hominis, had been previously undefined, and the bacterium was difficult to test. Originally, this bacterium was considered to reside exclusively in, and be a potential pathogen of, the area of the reproductive and Read more about Link found between donor, infection in heart, lung transplant recipients – Science Daily[…]

Judge Backs Heart Transplant Program – WUSF News

This was originally published on this site WUSF News Judge Backs Heart Transplant Program WUSF News Jackson Memorial Hospital, which is approved to perform pediatric heart transplants, also weighed in against the Nicklaus proposal. But Watkins wrote, in part, that approving a certificate of need for Nicklaus wouldn’t harm Jackson Memorial or Joe …and more »

Transplant recipient: ‘I don’t take one day for granted’ – Tribune-Review

This was originally published on this siteUpdated less than a minute ago Inside Brittany Grimm beats the heart of a 31-year-old man. The 21-year-old college junior got a second chance at life 10 years ago when she received a heart transplant in Pittsburgh – an event that informs virtually everything about her life today. “Every Read more about Transplant recipient: ‘I don’t take one day for granted’ – Tribune-Review[…]