US Health News publishes an annual report evaluating the nation’s hospitals in a number of specialties, including cardiology and specialties like Heart Transplantation.
Medical care and hospitals have certainly been a big part of my two years with this magnificent heart. I arrived in Tampa for my two-year review and a session with Dr. Albakri on Wednesday. He is a really great guy and excellent neurologist. You have probably heard enough about the transplant center’s psychologist, Dr. Kronsnoble [...]
Suppose you are scheduled for testing at a transplant center and this testing will determine whether or not you are chosen to be on the wait list. You can expect to go through rigorous testing. The testing will include a conversation with the center’s psychiatrist, who will decide if you are mentally prepared for the [...]
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 [...]