Long Island Teenager Gets Spirited Welcome Back By His High School Following Heart Transplant

medicolo posted 8 months ago

LYNBROOK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Not every teenager is always thrilled to go to school, but for one young man from Long Island, Tuesday had extra …

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Posted in 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.

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