Heart transplant

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 […]

Heart transplant

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 […]

Heart transplant

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 […]