Tag: Heart Status

One Happy Heart Transplant’s Thanksgiving

One Happy Heart Transplant’s Thanksgiving

My hope is that wherever you are in the transplant cycle, you will rejoice in your prolonged life or in the hope that accompanies the wait.

| December 9, 2012 | 11 Comments
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How To Pick The Best Heart Transplant Center

How To Pick The Best Heart Transplant Center

Before choosing your heart transplant center, there are several things you should understand about the cneter’s waiting list and the recovery practices.

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Best Heart Transplant Centers And Cardiology Centers

Best Heart Transplant Centers And Cardiology Centers

US Health News publishes an annual report evaluating the nation’s hospitals in a number of specialties, including cardiology and specialties like Heart Transplantation.

| June 10, 2012 | 5 Comments
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Who Gets A Heart Transplant

Who Gets A Heart Transplant

It is only natural to think about how and when you will receive a heart transplant. This article may help you understand the wait.

| March 7, 2012 | 4 Comments
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Heart Transplant By State

Heart Transplant By State

If you are ready for heart transplantation, you should read this report – Heart Transplant By State.

| January 24, 2012 | 7 Comments
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Hiland Transplanted 11-02-09

Hiland Transplanted 11-02-09

After more than two years on the heart transplant wait list, I received the magical gift of a new life from a generous 25-year old donor.

| January 14, 2012 | 9 Comments
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New Wait List Statistics

New Wait List Statistics

As of August 31st, 2011, there are 121,264 patients on wait lists at U.S. Transplant Centers.  Of those 121,264 patients, 3,202 persons are awaiting heart transplants while an additional 69 patients are awaiting a heart/lung transplant. The majority of wait listed patients (95,531) patients are awaiting a kidney transplant and another 16.952 patients are awaiting […]

| August 31, 2011 | 4 Comments
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Would You Accept the Heart of a Convicted Killer?

Would You Accept the Heart of a Convicted Killer?

I hope you can find the time to comment on this subject. Over the weekend, I received a call from Jonel of MSNBC. Jonel was following up on a story in the New York Times. The situation involved a young fugitive facing the death sentence who has volunteered to donate his organs, including his heart. […]

| April 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Your Heart Transplant Coordinator

Your Heart Transplant Coordinator

Once you are enrolled in a heart transplant wait list, you will be assigned a heart transplant coordinator.  At Columbia Presbyterian, there were four coordinators to handle more than 150 wait list patients.  The role of the coordinators at Columbia Pres was different than the role of the coordinators at Tampa General Hospital.  At Columbia, […]

| April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments
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08-08-09 – A Day on The Wait List

08-08-09 – A Day on The Wait List

I had seven heart attacks on September 9, 2000.  On September 10th, 2000, I successfully underwent six-way open-heart bypass surgery.  My friend and Albany cardiologist, Dr. John Bennett and Dr. Larry Safi of Prime Care Cardiology saved my life.  Thank you gentlemen! At first, I thought it was a shoulder injury suffered the night before […]

| December 26, 2010 | 1 Comments
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