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Mother and son reunite after heart transplant (finally)

A heart attack was the last thing Victoria Guajardo thought of when she started to experience chest pain. At 27, she was just too young. Earlier that year, in 2019, her father had a heart attack. “But it wasn’t the same,” Guajardo recalls. “He was out of breath and in a lot of pain. “ […]

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Newark resident celebrates first anniversary of life-saving heart transplant

Newark As we approach the New Year, Bernard China, 58, Newark, NJ, and his family and friends count their many blessings. According to NJ Sharing Network officials, Bernard also takes time to reflect on the gift of life and the miracle of organ and tissue donation and transplantation as he celebrates the first anniversary of […]

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Courageous Kayleigh amazes experts with progress after heart transplant

Kayleigh, now 14, hopes to take a parachute jump to raise money for the Children’s Heart Unit Fund. This is her way of saying thank you for the gift of life she received in November 2019 during her heart transplant, after being diagnosed with a heart disease called cardiomyopathy. Register now to our daily newsletter […]

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Israeli heart transplant surgeon first to receive fourth vaccine in world-leading trial

Professor Jacov Lavee receives fourth dose of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in trial in Israel, as health ministry plans to offer second booster to elderly and immunocompromised people in Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, Israel December 27, 2021. REUTERS / Ronen Zvulun An Israeli heart transplant surgeon became the first to receive a fourth […]

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Faith, the “Good People” Support Mike Garland from Michigan State with Son’s Heart Transplant | Sports

EAST LANSING, Michigan – Mike Garland leaned back in his chair near the Breslin Center grounds, slowly working on the gum in his mouth and stopped very briefly. “That was one hell of a trip, man,” he said, trying to put into perspective the journey he and his family have been on for most of […]

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Faith, the “Good People” Support Mike Garland from Michigan State with Son’s Heart Transplant | PA

EAST LANSING, Michigan – Mike Garland leaned back in his chair near the Breslin Center grounds, slowly working on the gum in his mouth and stopped very briefly. “That was one hell of a trip, man,” he said, trying to put into perspective the journey he and his family have been on for most of […]

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Teenager receives gift of life with pre-Christmas heart transplant delivers touching gift to donor’s family

A teenage girl whose life was saved by a heart transplant just before Christmas is about to give a precious gift to the family of her donor. Kayleigh Llewellyn was just 12 when she underwent a life-saving transplant at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital after being diagnosed with a heart condition called cardiomyopathy. This Christmas, young Seaham […]

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Medical City performed the state’s first cardiac death heart transplant

Medical City Heart Hospital is the first in the state to complete a complex heart transplant procedure that could increase the number of eligible heart donors by 30%. Called donation after cardiac death (DCD) involves surgeons quickly accessing the heart and bringing it back to life after the life support has been removed. Heart transplants […]

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Long Island man celebrates extra-special Christmas after heart transplant – Breaking news, sports, weather, traffic and the best of NY

Air travel chaos continues after staff shortage during vacationsOver 1,900 flights have been canceled across the country, including over 100 in our region. 7 hours ago Increase in COVID testing in schools to start as part of Adams’ new planFrom Monday, PCR tests will be doubled. Vaccinated and unvaccinated students will be tested. Teachers and […]

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Heart transplant after severe COVID; Patients stuck with HVAD; PCI Triggers

A successful Brazilian received a heart transplant while still hospitalized with severe COVID-19 illness. (US News) People with secondary preventive implantable cardioverting defibrillators have experienced appropriate shocks that rarely occur after 3 months, suggesting that driving restrictions can be relaxed. (Circulation) COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the UK were more likely to suffer from cardiovascular complications […]