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.
Most people on a heart transplant list won't get better on their own, but one young man came back from the brink. Transplant cardiologist, Randall Starling, MD, asks how.
As the Lyons family prepared to go home, they faced the reality that their youngest son, Harper, would need to be watched closely for cardiomyopathy. Fortunately, they had an entire community behind them.