BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two years ago, an Iowa man whom Guinness World Records had named the longest-surviving heart transplant patient died 34 years after receiving his new heart...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Springfield's Prairie Heart Institute has joined with University of Chicago Medicine to strengthen heart care for patients in central and southern Illinois.
Prairie Heart Institute announced Monday the collaboration will improve services for those with advanced heart failure, heart transplants and mechanical devices to aid circulation.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The holiday season tends to bring out an overwhelming sense of thankfulness each year. Many have much to be thankful for, and given the recent circumstances, Wade Smith and his family are thankful for each passing moment while he recovers from a life-saving heart transplant nearly three hours from home.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The only Oregon hospital to offer heart transplants abruptly shut down its program Friday, leaving nearly two dozen patients on its waitlist to seek out-of-state treatment and hundreds of others in limbo for post-operative care.
SEATTLE (AP) — Eight heart-transplant candidates have been transferred to a Seattle hospital following the suspension of a heart-transplant program at an Oregon facility.
The University of Washington School of Medicine said in a statement Friday that the patients were taken to UW Medicine.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The only hospital in Oregon that does heart transplants is suspending its program for 14 days because of a shortage of doctors qualified to do the specialized surgery.
The move leaves more than two dozen patients to decide whether to wait out the temporary shut-down or seek care at another medical center, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago girl has received a heart transplant just days after she danced her way into a hospital visit from Drake.
Surgeons performed the transplant on 11-year-old Sofia Sanchez on Monday at Chicago's Lurie Children's Hospital.
DeKALB – Christopher Canaday is proof the correlation between someone's proverbial heart – the way they laugh, live and love for others – isn't tethered to their physical heart.
The 17-year-old DeKalb High School senior just entered his fourth month at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, where he desperately awaits a match – a donor with not only the same blood type, but also of the same height and weight.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston hospital has suspended all medical procedures in its renowned heart transplant program following the deaths this year of at least three patients and the departure of several senior physicians...
Former Detroit Lions general manager Matt Millen needs a heart transplant.
The Morning Call newspaper of Allentown, Pa., published an extensive feature on Millen, 60, on Friday, detailing his medical situation...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — As John Bryant left the Medical University of South Carolina in the summer of 1997 — a year and a half after the heart attack that set it all off, after he passed out in his sister-in-law's house with his niece yelling, "Uncle John, don't you do this to me" — one of his doctors imparted one more reminder of mortality.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — There's a reunion in the works. A big one.
It'll bring back Marlana Ramsey, who suffered heart failure after giving birth to twin boys three weeks ago. The two boys, who were born five weeks prematurely, are doing well...