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[…]

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[…]

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