Tag: transplant patients
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 [...]
An intriguing major development in organ transplantation was announced by Sweden and the UK who worked jointly on an amazing synthetic organ transplant for a terminal cancer patient. The patient has been closely monitored for the past month and is due to be released from the hospital tomorrow. The news is startling because it demonstrates [...]
Health insurance and the future of Medicare are in the news and on the table. For persons considering the possibility of a transplant for any organ but especially the heart, understanding your health insurance choices and mapping out a health insurance strategy are very important considerations. Not only will the transplant recipient want to know exactly [...]
Basically, I am a creature of habit. Whether you are on the wait list or have already received your new heart, our habits have advantages and disadvantages. Some of those habits we can throw out the window. Diet is likely to be one of the most difficult habits to change. In my case, my daily wait [...]
I have spent three weeks in Albany hospitals. Two of those weeks were at Albany Medical Center. Albany Med used to be a heart transplant center, but due to some irregularities transplants were suspended before I entered end stage heart disease. Staying at Albany Med gave me the opportunity to connect with a local cardiologist [...]