| Jan 20, 2009
Link: Average cost of a heart transplant
Document: Heart Transplant Statistics
Link: Are you a good candidate for a heart transplant?
Link: Children's Medical Center Dallas
Link: Donate Life America
Cradled by her Grandmother at Children's Medical Center...
| May 12, 2009
| 8:31 PM
Mark Landau, who with his wife, Sandra, were believed to be the first married couple to have had heart transplants, has died. He was 59.
Landau, who lived in Ladera Ranch in Orange County, received a second heart transplant Dec. 17, 2007. He never...
| Nov 20, 2008
Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz, the pioneering cardiovascular surgeon who performed the first U.S. heart transplant, developed a balloon-pumping device that has saved hundreds of thousands of lives and developed mechanical heart-assist devices, died of heart...
| Jun 6, 2007
UAB Heart Transplant Girl Helps Others
| Jul 30, 2009
Dr. Margaret Billingham, a Stanford University pathologist who developed criteria by which surgeons could tell if a transplanted heart was thriving or being rejected, died of kidney cancer July 14 at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital in Grass Valley, Calif....
| Aug 17, 2009
Plane crash work helped win Pulitzer
Fred Kinne, 93, a veteran editor who helped a San Diego newspaper win the Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of a 1978 plane crash, died Aug. 9 at a nursing center in La Mesa, his family said. He had suffered...
| Feb 15, 2010
The heart is the hardest working muscle in the human body, but an unhealthy lifestyle will eventually take its toll and many will ultimately be diagnosed with heart disease as a result. In fact, heart disease is the No. 1 killer among men and women. Here'...
| Feb 17, 2010
According to the American Heart Association (www.americanheart.org), 2,163 heart transplants were performed in the U.S. in 2008, but thousands more people could have benefited from a heart transplant if more donated hearts were available.
| Feb 18, 2010
The Medical Mile in Grand Rapids took a huge step forward Thursday when the state approved a proposal to allow heart transplants at the Meijer Heart Center at Spectrum Health.
Last year, 21 patients in West Michigan were referred to other clinics for...
| Feb 19, 2010
A Louisiana man just received his second heart transplant -- something that rarely ever happens. But there's even more to this story.
Matthew Fletcher isn't from New Orleans, but he's been here with his family since the beginning of January. "I just...