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From foster care to heart transplant, Medford woman overcomes obstacles

Vanessa Trotter, 31, of Medford, underwent a heart transplant on May 17, 2021 at Oregon Health & Science University after suddenly starting to suffer from heart failure in the summer of 2020. Trotter is pictured here in August 2021 in Portland, shortly before she was cleared to move to Medford. (OHSU / Josh Andersen) Late […]

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Six months after heart transplant, Medford woman breaks all records

MEDFORD, Oregon – More than a year after experiencing a health roller coaster that could easily have cost her her life, Vanessa Trotter, 31, is back in Medford with her partner and brings with her a new perspective, full of gratitude and hope. Trotter is no stranger to adversity. She grew up in Wichita, Kansas, […]

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Newark man fights prostate cancer, survives stroke to receive life-saving heart transplant

Newark On December 29, 2020, Bernard China, 58, from Newark and father of five, lost hope. His heart failure had progressed to the point where he had to be hospitalized while awaiting a transplant, and he had been hospitalized at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBI), a RWJBarnabas health facility for 112 days. He told […]

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Woman shares weird heart transplant side effects

A 22-year-old woman turned to TikTok to reveal three unusual side effects following her heart transplant. Cecilia-Joy Adamou (@ scars.and.stuff) from Surrey had undergone a heart transplant, kidney transplant and suffered from brain cancer. She actively uses her platform to speak candidly about her journey to her 13,000 subscribers. Entitled “[Three] super weird things about […]

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Woman who received heart transplant from middle-aged man shares bizarre side effects

@ scars.and.stuff / TikTok A woman shared the unusual side effects her heart transplant surgery left on her body. After undergoing a heart transplant, kidney transplant and having brain cancer, Cecilia-Joy Adamou opened up to TikTok followers about the impact of surgeries and three weird effects you may even see from it. outside of his […]

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Incidence of chronic post-cardiac transplant thyroiditis and its association with the use of amiodarone before transplantation

This article was originally published here Proc. transplant October 30, 2021: S0041-1345 (21) 00694-1. doi: 10.1016 / j.transproceed.2021.09.014. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Chronic thyroiditis (CT) is a common cause of thyroid dysfunction and therefore could negatively affect outcome in patients undergoing heart transplantation (HT). The incidence of post-HT MDD and whether amiodarone, an […]

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SARS-CoV-2 infection in heart transplant recipients: a systematic review of the literature on clinical outcomes and immunosuppression strategies

This article was originally published here Heart Fail Rev. 2021 October 20. doi: 10.1007 / s10741-021-10181-y. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT The impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on heart transplant recipients is unknown. The literature is limited to case reports and series. The aim of this study is to identify the clinical features, outcomes and immunosuppression […]

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SARS-CoV-2 infection in heart transplant recipients: a systematic review of the literature on clinical outcomes and immunosuppression strategies

This article was originally published here Heart Fail Rev. 2021 October 20. doi: 10.1007 / s10741-021-10181-y. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT The impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on heart transplant recipients is unknown. The literature is limited to case reports and series. The aim of this study is to identify the clinical features, outcomes and immunosuppression […]

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SARS-CoV-2 infection in heart transplant recipients: a systematic review of the literature on clinical outcomes and immunosuppression strategies

This article was originally published here Heart Fail Rev. 2021 October 20. doi: 10.1007 / s10741-021-10181-y. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT The impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on heart transplant recipients is unknown. The literature is limited to case reports and series. The aim of this study is to identify the clinical features, outcomes and immunosuppression […]

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SARS-CoV-2 infection in heart transplant recipients: a systematic review of the literature on clinical outcomes and immunosuppression strategies

This article was originally published here Heart Fail Rev. 2021 October 20. doi: 10.1007 / s10741-021-10181-y. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT The impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on heart transplant recipients is unknown. The literature is limited to case reports and series. The aim of this study is to identify the clinical features, outcomes and immunosuppression […]

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New technique makes heart transplantation possible for more children in need

A new technique developed by researchers we funded at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children has doubled the number of children who can receive heart transplants, giving them new hope for a longer, healthier life. Right now, around 50 children are waiting for a heart transplant in the UK, but small hearts are hard […]

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Greg and Kara Olsen share their family’s journey through their son’s heart transplant – WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Many know their names, their stories, and have supported their families through good and bad. Since birth, TJ Olsen, son of former Carolina Panther Greg Olsen, has undergone several open heart surgeries. Over the summer he received a new heart. His parents spoke to Channel 9’s DaShawn Brown about how their […]

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University of Chicago Medicine heart transplant program named top performer in US

CHICAGO – University of Chicago Medicine heart transplant program named top performer in the United States Only 14 of 143 heart transplant programs in the United States achieved a five-star rating. Of this group, the program had the best one-year survival rate, the best transplant rate, and the shortest transplant time for patients waiting to […]

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UChicago Medicine Hails Nation’s Best Heart Transplant Program | Local News

The expected death rate of the 44 heart transplant patients operated on by the University of Chicago Medical Center in the past year was 7.4. The rate was 6.6 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. At Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint-Louis, 5.8. At the Cleveland Clinic, 7.3. The observed mortality at UCMC was 0, a survival rate of […]

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Heart transplant patient raises money for the Wessex Heartbeat Foundation

A heart transplant patient raised money for vital charity and completed a half marathon. Robbie Burns, 50 from Twyford, traveled 13 miles from Winchester to Southampton to raise money for Wessex Heartbeat. It is the region’s leading heart charity providing essential support and funding for the cardiology department – and its patients – at Southampton […]

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8-month-old boy from Peachland now awaiting heart transplant in Edmonton

A young family from Peachland is currently in Edmonton awaiting a heart transplant for their 8 month old baby. Steven and Heather Lazeski’s son, James Michael, was born Jan. 22 at Kelowna General Hospital. The next day everyone “came home healthy” in Peachland, according to James’ aunt Chelsea Dawn Hallick. The following week, however, James’ […]

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12-year-old Hungarian girl undergoes heart transplant due to coronavirus complications

A 12-year-old girl needed a heart transplant due to complications from the coronavirus, reported RTL KLub’s TV news. Lilla Haszmann was vomiting and had diarrhea last December when her mother took her to the hospital. “I was very sick, I didn’t want to eat. I also slept a lot, ”she added. The little girl was […]

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Pittsburgh fitness instructor who recovered from Covid underwent heart transplant after virus reappeared

Fitness instructor who recovered from Covid undergoes heart transplant after virus lay dormant in his body and attacked his organs six months later Pittsburgh’s Derek Stipetich had only mild symptoms when he caught Covid However, the symptoms persisted and seemed to worsen over the months. He was reassured by doctors that all was well but […]

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Doctors say Maple Heights man who had heart transplant nearly 30 years ago is a ‘walking miracle’ – Fox 8 Cleveland WJW

Doctors say Maple Heights man who had heart transplant nearly 30 years ago is a ‘walking miracle’ New / 14 minutes ago Video Auditor to investigate naming rights funding for FirstEnergy Stadium New / 30 minutes ago Video Schools in the city of Barberton suspend certain bus lines New / 38 minutes ago Video Mother […]

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Teenager with heart transplant in St Leonards raises money for life-saving Royal Papworth Hospital

Shelley Rowse with her son Billy Gladstone-Rowse pictured in their garden in St Leonards in June. SUS-210622-133012001 Billy Gladstone-Rowse, of St Leonards, fell ill with sudden heart failure at the end of March this year. He was taken to Conquest Hospital and then transferred to Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, where he was fitted with […]

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Eva Baisey, DC area’s first heart transplant recipient, dies of COVID-19

Washington (CBS) Known as one of the longest-lived heart transplant recipients in her medical history, Eva Baisey died of COVID-19 at the age of 55. She died on September 12, 2021. “48 Hours” and Jim Axelrod covered the case in an episode called “Broken Hearts”. Doctors thought the life expectancy of a former nurse, Basie, […]

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Mom tells 6-year-old boy his heart transplant is “done by someone special”

Watching Vinnie Holliday enter school for the first time should have filled her mother with hope for the future. Instead, it was a bittersweet moment. Because Vinnie, who has already survived three open heart surgeries after being born with a working half heart, needs a life-saving transplant. The four-year-old is one of 200 children awaiting […]

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World’s first artificial heart transplant in woman shows promising results, gives hope to a wider variety of patients

Cardiothoracic surgeons at the University of Louisville Health – Jewish Hospital and the University of Louisville performed the first-ever Aeson bioprosthetic total artificial heart implantation on a 57-year-old woman from Kentucky. EurêkAlert! reported that she is the first woman to receive the new type of artificial heart, but overall the third person to do so […]

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NYU Langone Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital Performs First Pediatric Heart Transplant

Ihe historic first milestone at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital in NYU Langone, a team of pediatric cardiac surgeons successfully replaced the heart of Maz Zisan, an 18-year-old from Brooklyn Heights with end-stage heart failure on August 28, 2021 . Maz had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a rare condition in which the heart muscle becomes unusually thick, making […]

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Brooklyn Heights teen had first heart transplant at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital in NYU Langone

NEW YORK (WABC) – A teenager from Brooklyn Heights underwent the first ever heart transplant at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital in NYU Langone. Maz Zisan, 18, was diagnosed with end-stage heart failure before a team of pediatric cardiac surgeons successfully replaced his heart about three weeks ago. Zisan suffered from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a rare heart […]

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ABC7 Eyewitness News: Brooklyn Teen Has First Pediatric Heart Transplant At NYU Langone

Oonly 12% of heart transplants involve children, or around 600 worldwide each year. Most of these surgeries take place in the United States. A teenager from Brooklyn Heights received the first ever transplant at the Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital in NYU Langone. Maz Zisan, 18, was diagnosed with end-stage heart failure before a team of pediatric […]

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Super fit Sydney man, 38, now faces heart transplant after Covid-19 marks his organs

A fit and healthy Sydney man who contracted coronavirus 18 months ago now faces the shocking reality of needing a life-saving heart transplant. Rob Hodgson, an avowed ‘fitness addict’, collapsed at his home six months after doing what he believed to be a full recovery from Covid-19. The 38-year-old prosthetist developed a cough days after […]

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Duke performs first pediatric heart transplant in US using new method

Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina has succeeded carried out the country’s first pediatric heart transplant using the donation after circulatory death method, the hospital announced on September 9. The method allows surgeons to revive the heart after it has stopped beating. The hearts of the donors are then connected to an organ preservation […]

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Duke surgeons make history with child’s heart transplant

DURHAM, NC – A new heart beats in a Burlington girl’s chest after a one-of-a-kind surgery at Duke Children’s Hospital. What would you like to know 14-year-old Burlington girl has a new heart thanks to new organ preservation technology Duke’s doctors operated on Jaynzra “Nae” Rice Special compassionate use granted by the FDA has enabled […]

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Soliris Effectively Treats aHUS in COVID-19 Patient With Heart Transplant

Soliris (eculizumab) has been shown to effectively treat atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) triggered by COVID-19 in a patient who had a heart transplant five years earlier, according to a recent case study. “We present a case of [a] 32-year-old Hispanic man with a history of heart transplantation, admitted with COVID-19 and atypical hemolytic uremic […]

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Doctors at Duke University Hospital perform new type of heart transplant on 14-year-old

DURHAM, NC (WTVD) – Doctors at Duke University Hospital achieved something that had never been done before. Doctors performed a “heart donation after circulatory death” on a child. It’s a new technique that could help increase heart transplants by 50 percent. Brandaline Rice is in awe of the implications of the success story, but she […]

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Erik Brady: Former Bills player Doug Goodwin’s heart transplant gave life on a day so much was lost | Buffalo Bills News | NFL

Goodwin passed away in 2019. He enjoyed an extra 18 years of life thanks to the generosity of some of his former Bills teammates, Jack Kemp in particular. Goodwin lived long enough to experience great joys, including seeing his son, Doug Jr., play football at Boston College. Here’s a timeline of Goodwin’s life – and […]

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Duke surgeons perform first ‘donation after circulatory death’ of pediatric heart transplant

Surgeons at Duke University Hospital have successfully performed a “donation after circulatory death” (DCD) heart transplant in a pediatric patient, demonstrating the potential expansion of eligible donor hearts for children with heart failure. The transplant took place on August 31 and is the first pediatric patient in the United States to undergo a DCD transplant […]

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Local teenager, soccer player waiting for heart transplant receives birthday surprise

ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana (KALB) – “Celebrate a little differently this year” seems to be the phrase many of us have used for some time now. This was the case for a local teenager who had a big surprise on his 16th birthday. Cohen Doyal is a student and football player at Alexandria Senior High School. He […]

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Leawood vet becomes Saint Luc’s 900th heart transplant recipient

As Leawood’s beloved veterinarian, deacon in his local church, and active husband, father and grandfather, Stephen White’s heart was full of love. No one, not even Stephen himself, would have guessed that he was living with a disease that was slowly destroying his heart. Stephen and his wife Lisa live in Leawood, Kansas. Together, they […]

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Despite progress, black patients are still unlikely to receive heart transplants

After multivariate adjustment, the risk ratio for transplantation in AA was 0.90 (95% CI 0.83 – 0.96) compared to Caucasians, and the time to transplantation for other minorities was not not long. Credit: DOI: 10.1161 /circ.138.suppl_1.17340 Blacks who need a new heart are less likely to receive a transplant than whites, and if they do, […]

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Blood test gives early warning of failed heart transplant

Heart transplant surgery is daunting enough. But in the months that follow, the body’s immune system sometimes attacks the donor organ, which can have life-threatening consequences. To check for inflammation (a sign of organ rejection), doctors need to cut and analyze a piece of tissue from the recipient’s new heart, usually about 16 times in […]