Tag: transplant patients

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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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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What is A Pre-Heart Transplant Evaluation?

What is A Pre-Heart Transplant Evaluation?

Before being admitted to a heart transplant center, you will be asked to go through a heart transplant evaluation. Your accpetancer will determine the results of your candidacy.

| March 15, 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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My Two Year Review

My Two Year Review

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 […]

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Hope For Heart Transplant Wait List

Hope For Heart Transplant Wait List

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 […]

| July 7, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Health Insurance For Heart Transplant

Health Insurance For Heart Transplant

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 […]

| June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Wait List & Recovery Heart Transplant Survival Tips

Wait List & Recovery Heart Transplant Survival Tips

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 […]

| March 21, 2011 | 1 Comments
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Your Heart Transplant Team

Your Heart Transplant Team

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 […]

| March 4, 2011 | 1 Comments
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