Tag: heart transplantation

Top Rated Cardiology Hospital: Cleveland Clinic

Top Rated Cardiology Hospital: Cleveland Clinic

To qualify as a successful heart transplant center, the facility must offer the latest and greatest physician care practices, technologically enhanced equipment, expert nursing care and a proven track record.

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Wait list and Heart Transplants Statistics Regions 5-11

Wait list and Heart Transplants Statistics Regions 5-11

As of July, 19 2013, there were 3,558 patients on heart transplant wait lists across the US.

In 2012, 2,378 persons in the US received a heart transplant.

From January 1 through April 30, 2013, 783 heart transplants were performed.

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Heart Transplant – Wait List Statistics 07-01-13

Heart Transplant – Wait List Statistics 07-01-13

If you are waiting for a new heart, you realize that you have little control over when the call for heart transplant will come. For me, it became part of my routine to periodically view the statistics about my region and my actual center. Anyone can see how many persons are on the wait list […]

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Meranol: My Happy Pill And The Rest

Meranol: My Happy Pill And The Rest

I filled my weekly pillbox this evening. It is a lot lighter than it used to be. Now, I take 15 pills a day, 7 in the morning and 8 at night, and about two diabetes injections a day. I filled my weekly pillbox this evening. It is a lot lighter than it used to be. Now, I take 15 pills a day, 7 in the morning and 8 at night, and about two diabetes injections a day.

| June 20, 2013 | 4 Comments
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Ken’s Heart Transplant Recovery Battle

Ken’s Heart Transplant Recovery Battle

Ken’s transplant recovery is not the happiest transplant experience but it says a lot about the survival instincts you may need to summon if things go wrong and especially if you encounter the dreaded aspergillius mold infection.

| March 25, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Vata Derangement, The Shrink and Heart Transplantation

Vata Derangement, The Shrink and Heart Transplantation

The battle from the effects of heart transplantation continues here in Albany NY. Of late, a combination of dreadful weather, two bouts with the flu and some surgical procedures have left me reeling. I have pretty much been confined to quarters since December 27th. My only escapes have been to see physicians. These appointments have […]

| March 11, 2013 | 2 Comments
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New and Improved Anti-Coagulant Approved

New and Improved Anti-Coagulant Approved

How would you like a new anticoagulant that does not increase the risk of excessive bleeding?

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
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The Professional Heart Transplant Patient

The Professional Heart Transplant Patient

One of the realities of being a heart transplant patient is that you will become a professional patient, a job you may never have seen coming.

| December 20, 2012 | 1 Comments
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Extending the Donor Organ Age

Extending the Donor Organ Age

Astonishingly, in Europe 4,500 hearts that are approved for transplantation are not being used every year. Br. Bombardini explained this phenomenon,

| December 12, 2012 | 3 Comments
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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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