Cleveland Clinic’s Cardiac Transplant Program marked its 30th anniversary in 2014, having performed more than 1,600 heart transplants. This year, one of the program’s patients celebrates his own 30th transplant anniversary.
Too often, cardiomyopathy goes undetected and untreated for too long. Scientists are working to change that.
Cleveland Clinic heart transplant surgeons use the most sophisticated technology in the world, but this amazing video proves we should never underestimate the profound power of human touch.
“Star Trek: The Next Generation’s” Jean Luc Picard had an artificial heart. But the 21st century version is even better than its imaginary counterpart.
Transplanting human hearts is becoming less necessary as a new generation of implantable mechanical heart assist devices comes online. Led by Cleveland Clinic researchers, this movement will the biggest transformation for human hearts since transplantation made them modular in 1967.
It seems appropriate that Valentine’s Day – the day to celebrate love and affection – is also National Donor Day. Find out what you can do to help others.
Today’s continuous flow ventricular assist devices (VADs) offer hope to late-stage patients who cannot receive or gain access to a donor heart.
The RowdyHearts team adds a wild side to LifeBanc's annual Gift of Life Run/Walk. Eleven heart transplant recipients walk with friends and family to celebrate organ donation and raise funds for the local nonprofit.
Waiting may be the hardest part. That’s why heart transplant recipients Holly Mulkerin and Frank Bianchi reach out to patients on the organ transplant list and offer support.