Mother gets chance to hear, feel daughter’s heart beat in transplant recipient – WFLA

This was originally published on this siteTAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Garrett Leopold was born in 1996 with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. The left side of his heart was underdeveloped. At just three-months-old, Leopold needed his first heart transplant. Amanda Pierce was born a healthy little girl who lived a blessed life until 2013, her senior Read more about Mother gets chance to hear, feel daughter’s heart beat in transplant recipient – WFLA[…]

Wellcome science book prize goes to story of a heart transplant – The Guardian

This was originally published on this siteA novel that “illustrates what it is to be human” has become the first translated book to win the Wellcome prize for science writing. Maylis de Kerangal’s Mend the Living, which tracks the journey of a heart from donor to recipient over 24 hours, is only the second novel Read more about Wellcome science book prize goes to story of a heart transplant – The Guardian[…]

Heart disease breakthrough: Pump REVERSES heart damage without the need for a transplant – Express.co.uk

This was originally published on this site ChronicleLive Heart disease breakthrough: Pump REVERSES heart damage without the need for a transplant Express.co.uk A national shortage of donated hearts for transplant is leading to calls for the battery-operated machines to be considered as a tool which can allow patients to fully restore their health. The pumps Read more about Heart disease breakthrough: Pump REVERSES heart damage without the need for a transplant – Express.co.uk[…]

Without a cure: pediatric heart transplant recipients – Huffington Post

This was originally published on this site Huffington Post Without a cure: pediatric heart transplant recipients Huffington Post Heart transplants are not a cure, in fact, it takes a significant amount more medication, treatments, and procedures to maintain the hero heart, than many children both with congenital heart defects take on a regular basis for Read more about Without a cure: pediatric heart transplant recipients – Huffington Post[…]

Plans to establish child heart transplant programme – Irish Times

This was originally published on this sitePlans are being made to establish the first Irish heart transplant programme for children, amid safety concerns about current arrangements that see patients transferred to England for their operations. Officials from the Organ Donation and Transplant Ireland office met medical staff at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital earlier this month Read more about Plans to establish child heart transplant programme – Irish Times[…]

Heart Walk will honor infant transplant recipient – Herald & Review

This was originally published on this site MATTOON — Lake Land College will host on April the 2017 East Central Illinois Heart Walk, which will honor Mattoon infant Zale Walk, who is a heart transplant recipient. Teams of walkers are being sought for the Heart Walk, a fundraising and community outreach event that is part Read more about Heart Walk will honor infant transplant recipient – Herald & Review[…]

Sisters’ joy as heart transplant baby brother finally goes home after spending ENTIRE life in hospital – Mirror.co.uk

This was originally published on this siteFor the past 10 months, little Nora and Ava Dolan have been unable to properly hug or play with their baby brother. Born 12 weeks early with two serious heart conditions, the sisters’ beloved sibling, Henry, was unable to leave hospital. Hooked up to tubes and wires, the youngster Read more about Sisters’ joy as heart transplant baby brother finally goes home after spending ENTIRE life in hospital – Mirror.co.uk[…]

Marengo teen undergoes heart transplant – Northwest Herald

This was originally published on this site MARENGO – Marengo teen Logan Vallee, 16, faces months of recuperation after undergoing a heart transplant this week, which came after two weeks of waiting at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. Logan was born with a heart defect, and the family knew he eventually would need a transplant. Read more about Marengo teen undergoes heart transplant – Northwest Herald[…]

Baby get lifesaving heart transplant moments after church halts service to pray for her – WBTV

This was originally published on this siteCHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) –In the darkest of moments some find light shining under the steeple. Faith was all Melanie and Mike Leitner could cling to after hearing their precious baby girl may not live to see her first birthday. “We were told that Ella had a large mass in Read more about Baby get lifesaving heart transplant moments after church halts service to pray for her – WBTV[…]

Family looks for second heart transplant to save brothers – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

This was originally published on this site More Headlines MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Where a family finds themselves for a second time, they would never wish any family find themselves once.  At the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the Burger family is waiting for a heart transplant for their 3-year-old son, Ivan.  Seven years ago, their son Read more about Family looks for second heart transplant to save brothers – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3[…]