Tag: Transplant wait list

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 Heart Transplant?

What Is A Heart Transplant?

Heart transplantation is a remedy for congestive heart failure and end stage heart diease that comes with benefits and risks.

| February 16, 2012 | 6 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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Heart Transplant And The Release Technique

Heart Transplant And The Release Technique

 Happy Holidays to all and especially to all those waiting for heart transplantation and those who are in transplant recovery! In my last article, I mentioned the theory of epigenetics, which states that your outer (epi) genetics or environment has at least as much influence and in some cases more influence with your four quadrants; health, […]

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
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5 Transplant Questions You Should Ask

5 Transplant Questions You Should Ask

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 […]

| September 24, 2011 | 0 Comments
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New Wait List Statistics

New Wait List Statistics

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 […]

| August 31, 2011 | 2 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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