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Heart Transplants (INACTIVE)

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  • High Cholesterol and Heart Attacks

    High Cholesterol and Heart Attacks
    Ben Shaw never believed that he would need a heart transplant at the age of twenty-six, but as a result of a gentic disorder that caused him to have extremely high cholesterol that resultes in cardiovascular disease. After living for more than year with a...
  • Tom Hammontree begins coaching return three weeks after heart transplant

    Oviedo cross country and track coach Tom Hammontree, who had heart transplant surgery on Jan. 10, is getting stronger everyday. “Feeling good [three] weeks out from the transplant,” Hammontree said in an email to the Sentinel. “Today...
  • Dick Cheney's new heart awakens Times' letter writers

     
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney undergoes a heart transplant operation; let the one-liners begin!...
  • Florida Hospital performs region’s first heart transplant

     
    brightcove.createExperiences(); Nearly four years after it sought to establish the region’s first heart transplant program, Florida Hospital announced today that its transplant team had successfully completed Central Florida’s first one. Edwin...
  • Fatal flight of heart transplant team began normally, NTSB says

     
    What began as a flight of medical mercy turned into a tragedy without warning, according to federal investigators probing the recent Florida crash of a helicopter carrying a heart transplant team....
  • Humana Challenge: Double heart transplant recipient on leaderboard

     
    Heart transplant patient Erik Compton on leaderboard at Humana Challenge; Phil Mickelson tied for 25th....
  • Florida Hospital mourns death of prominent heart surgeon

     
    Florida Hospital officials and staffers are mourning the death of Dr. Lawrence McBride, a nationally renowned surgeon who moved here earlier this year to lead the hospital's new heart-lung transplant program. McBride, who was 61, died last week of a...
  • High Five: Softball team honors heart patient, a local story goes national and a huge tennis rematch

     
    Happy Thursday. In today's Varsity High Five we update a special story involving a heart transplant patient, detail some national buzz for a local pitcher and more. 1. Pine Castle softball team meets with heart transplant survivor. We begin with an update...
  • Brad Stoner: Dream Come True

    Brad Stoner: Dream Come True
    For 500 Grapevine High School seniors, tonight's graduation ceremony is an accomplishment. For Brad Stoner, it is a dream come true. He says, "I'm here. I'm doing this. Yes!" The 19-year old is in need of a heart and kidney transplant and has been in...
  • Heart Pump Offers Lifesaving Technology

    Heart Pump Offers Lifesaving Technology
    Arthur Plowden has become a pioneering patient for a new kind of heart pump that his doctors say offers lifesaving technology for people running low on options. Doctors at Stony Brook University Medical Center recently attached to Plowden's heart a...
  • How do artificial hearts work?

    How do artificial hearts work?
    There was a time, back in the 1980s, when artificial hearts were big news. There was daily, front-page media attention around implantable artificial hearts. In 1982, Barney Clark received an artificial heart designed by Robert Jarvik and installed by Dr....