Transplantation

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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Important Heart Transplant News From Johns Hopkins University

Important Heart Transplant News From Johns Hopkins University

A March report from Johns Hopkins University about heart transplant recipients and the 10-year survival benchmark highlights the donor award debate in Congress.

| July 15, 2012 | 0 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 Transplantation And Little Things

Heart Transplantation And Little Things

Heart transplant patients are bound to suffer little setbacks but keeping ypour eye on the big picture is most imporatnt.

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
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The Bridge To Heart Transplantation

The Bridge To Heart Transplantation

The Bridge To Heart Transplantation – VAD ( ventricular assist devices), an implantable mechanical pump that helps to pump blood from the lower chamber of the left ventricles in the heart to the rest of the body.

| April 2, 2012 | 1 Comments
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Will Cheney Pay it Forward For Heart Transplantation?

Will Cheney Pay it Forward For Heart Transplantation?

On Saturday, March 24th, former Vice President and political insider, Dick Cheney received a heart transplant at the Inova Fairfax Hospital.  According to media reports, the Vice President is recovering from the surgery. Doubtless, this high-profile transplant will raise questions about the award system used by the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) and the […]

| March 25, 2012 | 0 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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Who Gets A Heart Transplant

Who Gets A Heart Transplant

It is only natural to think about how and when you will receive a heart transplant. This article may help you understand the wait.

| March 7, 2012 | 4 Comments
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Heart Transplant and Open Innovation

Heart Transplant and Open Innovation

Heart transplantation has come a long way, but there is along way to go. Open innovation may open the gates to more transparency and better recovery experiences.

| February 27, 2012 | 0 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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