Latest heart transplants Stories

2014-11-10 12:27:33

Leader in heart transplants and implantable heart pumps to bring new generation of LVADs and clinical trials to Loyola MAYWOOD, Ill., Nov.

2014-02-25 08:31:18

Both Needed the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart to Save Their Lives & Help Make Them Stronger for Their Donor Heart Transplants TUCSON, Ariz., Feb.

2012-02-28 11:41:04

Heart transplant patients who receive new organs before the age of 55 and get them at hospitals that perform at least nine heart transplants a year are significantly more likely than other people to survive at least 10 years after their operations.

2011-11-25 06:50:40

White heart transplant patients under the age of 18 are more than twice as likely as African Americans to be alive ten years later, according to this study.

2010-04-23 09:16:00

ADDISON, Texas, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- New data show improved outcomes, better survival rates and lower costs with the use of continuous flow mechanical circulatory support devices in patients awaiting heart transplants.

2008-11-13 12:30:16

US researchers said on Wednesday that men and women who get heart transplants are more likely to die when the donor was of the opposite sex.

2008-08-14 14:05:00

Many doctors are struggling to determine how and when someone can be declared dead in the case of organ donors.

2006-01-04 14:25:48

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Transplanted hearts survive a significantly shorter time in black children than in other racial groups, according to a review of the records of 4227 pediatric heart transplant recipients, 717 (17 percent) of whom were black. Dr. William T.

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