Heart Transplant

Heart transplant is a surgical procedure that is relevant to those with congenital heart diseases. It involves the donation of the heart from a donor to a recipient, the donor being usually deceased. Immunosuppressants are usually administered after the  surgery, during the period in which doctors wait to see whether the recipient will accept the graft or not.

A veteran became the first U.S.-based adult patient Sunday to receive a heart transplant from a donor whose heart and circulatory system had been …

"A dead heart is brought back to life end used in a heart transplant the pioneering surgery was announced on Twitter by Dr Jacob Nile Schroeder …

Thinly traded micro cap TransMedics Group (NASDAQ:TMDX) perks up 3% premarket on light volume on the heels of its announcement of the first …

MONTREAL -- Radiation oncologists and cardiologists rarely collaborate, but the two medical specialties have come together at the McGill University …

CHICAGO (AP) — A 23-year-old Chicago man who received two heart transplants as a teenager died in hospice care, days after he married his high school sweetheart, his new bride said.Javier Rodriguez was diagnosed in seventh grade with dilated cardiomyopathy, a genetic disease that predisposes …

Daniel James Scott, Tampa Bay Tech COO & Executive Director, joined AM Tampa Bay to discuss doctors at Duke University Hospital performed the first …

(CNN) — Doctors at Duke University Medical Center this month "reanimated" a heart for a first-of-its-kind transplant performed on an adult in the United States.Heart transplants typically come from donations after brain death, in which the still-beating heart of a person who has been decla...

A team of doctors at Duke University became the first in the U.S. to perform a new type of heart transplant surgery this week, launching a study into …

New York (CNN Business) — United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz will step down from running the airline in May, the company announced Thursday.Munoz will become chairman of the airline, and he will be succeeded as CEO by Scott Kirby. Kirby has been president of United since the airline wooed him away …

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- When Trenton Cary was 11 months old, mom Valerie could tell he didn't feel well, so she …

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