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Heart Transplants (INACTIVE)

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  • Heart Transplant Patient Gets Special Visit

    Heart Transplant Patient Gets Special Visit
    A patient and a promise. A little boy fighting for his life when all he wants to do is play. And a baseball player who says every time he's at work, he promises to think about his new little friend. The surgery, the treatment and the care helped Drew...
  • Kingwood student teaches school about need for organ donations

    Kingwood student teaches school about need for organ donations
    What a difference a day makes. 17-year-old Michael Leon was scheduled to take center stage at a Kingwood Park High School meeting to talk about the importance of organ donations, but 24 hours earlier something happened. You see, Michael was born with...
  • Man Blogs About Life At Hartford Hospital While Waiting For New Heart

    Man Blogs About Life At Hartford Hospital While Waiting For New Heart
    Colby Salerno has spent the last three months in a room at Hartford Hospital as he waits for a new heart. Posters and goofy pictures adorn the walls of Salerno's room, which resembles a college dormitory. He studies often here, and he hopes to attend...
  • PASSINGS: Fred Kinne, Tony Huesman, Kenneth H. Bacon

    PASSINGS: Fred Kinne, Tony Huesman, Kenneth H. Bacon
    Fred Kinne Plane crash work helped win Pulitzer Fred Kinne, 93, a veteran editor who helped a San Diego newspaper win the Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of a 1978 plane crash, died Aug. 9 at a nursing center in La Mesa, his family said. He had suffered...
  • San Diego hospital suspends heart transplants

    UC San Diego Medical Center announced Friday that it was voluntarily shutting its heart transplant program — at least temporarily — amid a federal review of transplant centers that fall below performance standards. "It is a very difficult...
  • Heart-transplant pro Erik Compton speaks at Winter Park CC

     
    If you have a free evening and want to hear an inspirational story, check out Erik Compton's appearance at Winter Park Country Club tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. Compton, a former Nationwide Tour pro now playing on a second transplanted heart, has a...
  • High Five: Softball team honors heart patient, a local story goes national and a huge tennis rematch

     
    Happy Thursday. In today's Varsity High Five we update a special story involving a heart transplant patient, detail some national buzz for a local pitcher and more. 1. Pine Castle softball team meets with heart transplant survivor. We begin with an update...
  • Heart Transplant Links

    Link: Average cost of a heart transplant Document: Heart Transplant Statistics Link: Are you a good candidate for a heart transplant? Link: Children's Medical Center Dallas    Link: Donate Life America
  • Family rejoices heart transplant for sister, but waits for another

    Link: Average cost of a heart transplant Document: Heart Transplant Statistics Link: Are you a good candidate for a heart transplant? Link: Children's Medical Center Dallas Link: Donate Life America Cradled by her Grandmother at Children's Medical Center...
  • Mark Landau dies at 59; he and his wife believed to be first couple to have heart transplants

    Mark Landau, who with his wife, Sandra, were believed to be the first married couple to have had heart transplants, has died. He was 59. Landau, who lived in Ladera Ranch in Orange County, received a second heart transplant Dec. 17, 2007. He never...
  • Adrian Kantrowitz dies at 90; surgeon performed first U.S. heart transplant

    Adrian Kantrowitz dies at 90; surgeon performed first U.S. heart transplant
    Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz, the pioneering cardiovascular surgeon who performed the first U.S. heart transplant, developed a balloon-pumping device that has saved hundreds of thousands of lives and developed mechanical heart-assist devices, died of heart...
  • Cardiac rehab is underused path to recovery

    Cardiac rehab is underused path to recovery
    The first week after her heart transplant, Eileen Ryan was a wreck. Overcome by weakness, she couldn't stand or walk. Going home from the hospital, she had to rely on a wheelchair. That was in December 2008. By spring, Ryan was steadily regaining...