| May 5, 2012
| 10:06 PM
Earlier this week, Seattle Children’s Hospital performed its 100th heart transplant, dating back to 1994.
The 100th heart went to five-month-old Ethan, who was diagnosed with heart disease just after he was born.
“He came off the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:01 AM
Six-year-old Matthew Dziekan is like any other kid. His favorite food is a mixture of Doritos, pretzels, potato chips and Fritos. He loves Thomas the Train and is a huge fan of Captain Hook; so much that he is dressing up as him for Halloween.
| May 29, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Colby Salerno, who has been blogging from Hartford Hospital about his need for a new heart, received one Tuesday.
Salerno, 24, from Cheshire, has been blogging for more than five months from the 10th floor of Hartford Hospital about his need for a...
| May 30, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Hours after surgeons gave him a new heart, Colby Salerno woke up and spoke to his parents and sisters, who surrounded his bed.
"When the breathing tube came out, you know what his first words were? 'I want to make my donor proud,'" Kelly Salerno said...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:34 PM
A fist-sized contraption of plastic and metal kept 63-year-old Grant Feusner alive for five weeks earlier this year, pumping blood from his chest to his brain, kidneys and muscles. Doctors had removed most of Feusner's heart, ballooned with disease and...
| Jun 15, 2012
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...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Ray Alt is a fighter, his wife says.
After two years in and out of hospitals for a swiftly deteriorating heart, the Geistown man has become the first in the Johnstown area to receive a new type of heart pump, designed to keep his blood flowing while...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 1:56 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 4:37 PM
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....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Heart transplant patient Erik Compton on leaderboard at Humana Challenge; Phil Mickelson tied for 25th....