Tag: skin cancer

CMV Retinitis and Heart Transplantation

CMV Retinitis and Heart Transplantation

For heart transplant recipients, the range of sypmtoms of CMV can be permanent and life-altering.

| August 6, 2012 | 5 Comments
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Statins Reduce Risk of Cancer in Heart Transplant Recipients

Statins Reduce Risk of Cancer in Heart Transplant Recipients

The Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology recently presented the results of a study showing that statins can be a deterent to cancer for heart transplant recipients.

| July 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Heart Transplant and Rosacea

Heart Transplant and Rosacea

In every heart transplant manual, post transplant skin care gets heavy emphasis.  The transplant recipient must be consistent and diligent with their skin care regimen. It is better to err on the side of caution than risk exposure to the sun.  Many of the medicines that post transplant patients use put the patient at risk […]

| November 12, 2011 | 0 Comments
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The Heart Biopsy

The Heart Biopsy

Last Friday, I had a heart biopsy.  At this point of recovery, I would normally be on an every six-month biopsy schedule.  The complexity of my transplant calls for a heart biopsy every three months.  Once again, the results were very positive. I mentioned before that I preferred the way Dr. Hoffman of Tampa General […]

| August 3, 2011 | 1 Comments
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