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Watch Baylor heart transplant patients reunite with their old hearts - Dallas Morning News
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:21:00 GMT


Dallas Morning News

Watch Baylor heart transplant patients reunite with their old hearts
Dallas Morning News
John Bell held his heart close to his chest, where it once lived about two years ago. The formaldehyde to preserve it had turned it a pale yellow. Beside him stood three more transplant patients — their hands in blue gloves — holding their old hearts ...

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Head of Sweden's Karolinska Institute Quits Over Transplant Scandal - New York Times
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 03:32:58 GMT


Head of Sweden's Karolinska Institute Quits Over Transplant Scandal
New York Times
Dr. Macchiarini, who has performed highly experimental transplants of plastic windpipes embedded with patients' own stem cells, has been considered a pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine, which has the goal of producing replacement tissues and ...

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Dozens rally behind Memphis toddler in need of transplant - wreg.com
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:50:22 GMT


wreg.com

Dozens rally behind Memphis toddler in need of transplant
wreg.com
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Dozens of volunteers are rallying a behind a Memphis toddler in her battle against a rare disease. Volunteers are hoping to raise money for 2-year-old Brooklyn Faris during a special rummage sale Saturday. “Brooklyn is a feisty girl ...

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Toddler makes her way off heart and lung transplant list after 13 surgeries - Daily Mail
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:31:58 GMT


Daily Mail

Toddler makes her way off heart and lung transplant list after 13 surgeries
Daily Mail
And so, for the next two years of her life, Zoey was continuously in and out of the hospital – her parents warned she would need both a heart and lung transplant. However, a team of specialists from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio ...


Transplant survivor marks very 'heartfelt' anniversary - Chicago Tribune
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:49:23 GMT


Chicago Tribune

Transplant survivor marks very 'heartfelt' anniversary
Chicago Tribune
Since his birth, he had already undergone four open heart surgeries, 11 operating room visits and several surgical procedures to patch together his deformed heart. He had worn out five pacemakers and no other surgical sidesteps remained. A transplant ...


Seton, former patients celebrate 30 years of heart transplant program - KVUE
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:35:13 GMT


KVUE

Seton, former patients celebrate 30 years of heart transplant program
KVUE
The first cooler to hold a transplant-ready heart sat front and center during the celebration; as does Vietnam War veteran Walter Stevens, with his wife of 50 years and his daughter. Twenty-five years ago, he wasn't sure he'd be around to watch her ...

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First US organ transplant from an HIV-positive donor to take place at Johns Hopkins - The Verge
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:22:38 GMT


The Verge

First US organ transplant from an HIV-positive donor to take place at Johns Hopkins
The Verge
The first American kidney and liver transplants between people with HIV will be performed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, The New York Times reports. If successful, scientists will be able to perform more of these transplants, and that ...
Johns Hopkins to Perform First HIV-Positive Organ Transplants in USNew York Times
John Hopkins To Become First U.S. Hospital To Perform Organ Transplants Between HIV Positive Donors And RecipientsThe Inquisitr
First Hospital Approved to Perform Organ Transplants From HIV Positive DonorsTIME
NewNowNext -Popular Science
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Birmingham 7-year-old loving new life after heart transplant - WIAT 42
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:07:04 GMT


WIAT 42

Birmingham 7-year-old loving new life after heart transplant
WIAT 42
One Birmingham girl's childhood was spent in and out of hospitals. Last year, she received the gift of a lifetime. Now, Gabby Bolden is loving her new life. 7-year-old Gabby is about to be a celebrity. She's not even 10 and she's already had a heart ...


Organ Transplant Industry Holds Promise for Investors - U.S. News & World Report
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:12:54 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Organ Transplant Industry Holds Promise for Investors
U.S. News & World Report
Federal law, of course, makes buying and selling organs illegal in the U.S. But there are investment opportunities in companies supporting the process of transplantation. They work in an area where demand exceeds supply, with more than 20 people dying ...


World's longest-surviving heart transplant patient dies - Fox News
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:03:17 GMT


Fox News

World's longest-surviving heart transplant patient dies
Fox News
John McCafferty, 73, underwent the transplant on October 20, 1982 at Harefield Hospital in west London, BBC News reported. At 39, he was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition that leads to scarring of the heart wall and muscle damage.
Guinness World Record heart transplant patient diesBBC News
Longest surviving heart transplant patient dies aged 73 from blood poisoningDaily Mail
World's Longest Surviving Heart Transplant Patient Dies 33 Years After Operation At Age 73Tech Times
Telegraph.co.uk -Herald Scotland
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