Tag: heart transplant

First report gives insight on impact of COVID-19 in heart transplant...

The first report on the impact of COVID-19 on heart transplant recipients has been published in The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, outlining...

London’s Science Museum honours 50 years of heart transplants

The Science Museum (London, UK) has unveiled a special exhibit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the world’s first heart transplant, which took place...

Italian boy becomes youngest patient bridged to transplant with the SynCardia...

A 12-year-old boy at Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital in Rome, Italy, has become the world’s youngest patient to be bridged to a heart transplant...

Clínica Universidad de Navarra implants Spain’s first SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

A medical team from Clínica Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, has successfully performed the country’s first implant of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial...

Heart transplant patient sees old heart in action

Kieran Sandwell, who was born with transposition of the great arteries, underwent a heart transplant in 2009. As a mark of gratitude for his new...