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2012-03-12 21:25:02

Some patients with advanced heart failure caused by cardiomyopathy, the deterioration of function of the heart muscle, are getting a new lease on life thanks to an innovative treatment program at Jewish Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health, and the University of Louisville.

2010-01-08 16:26:00

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2009-07-14 19:06:14

Doctors say a Welsh teenager given a second heart as an infant has lived with just her own now-healthy heart since they removed the donor organ three years ago. Hannah Clark, 16, of Cardiff joined her doctors at a news conference Monday, ABC News reported.

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2009-07-14 10:30:00

A British girl who had undergone heart transplant surgery as an infant has reportedly made a full recovery just over three years since having the donor heart removed.

2006-04-13 03:40:00

A British girl is thought to have become the first heart transplant patient in the UK and possibly the world to have had her donor organ removed and her own heart re-started, a London hospital said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.