Heart transplant patient runs marathon one and a half years after surgery
I was born with a congenital heart defect. Transposition of the great arteries (TGA) is a condition where my pulmonary artery and aorta were in reverse position, preventing oxygen rich blood from pumping into my body. TGA babies
If you need a new heart, you want Dr. Gonzo leading the search. The charismatic head of the transplant team at Baylor takes chances on donors others doctors don't want, while maintaining the same survival rate. Here is an exclusive inside look at how he does it.
MS patient runs for first time in 20 years, thanks to special treadmill (video)
Multiple sclerosis has kept Bonnie Iglesias from running -- until now.
How Hepatitis C-positive heart transplants could help address the organ donor shortage
Jane Poston received a lifesaving heart transplant two years ago at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health. Hospitalized and extremely ill, Jane relied upon her husband Charles to make critical
Patient thriving after 3 heart surgeries before the age of 34
Before the age of 6, Szymanski had multiple heart surgeries to correct this heart condition. The benefits of the operations were estimated to last 20 years, but lasted for 27 years until she began having shortness of breath caused by blood clots.
Lungs from hepatitis C donors successfully transplanted in 10 patients
Researchers in Canada successfully transplanted lungs from hepatitis C donors to 10 recipients.
What to Expect After Surgery
OrthoIndy surgeon, Dr. Scott Gudeman describes what his patients can expect after having surgery.
Marathon Training Tips from a Physician Who Runs
Alan Puls, M.D., an INTEGRIS cardiologist who has completed 35 marathons, shares training tips for runners.
How robotic surgery helps patients
Adam C. Mues, MD talks about robotic surgery and how the minimally invasive surgical techniques help patients. Learn more about robotic surgery for prostate ...
How patients learn to trust their hearts again after a heart attack
Cardiac rehabilitation is a key first step for recovery.
Hospital rejects heart transplant patient, suggests she should fundraise
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WSVN) — A woman in Michigan has raised thousands of dollars for her heart transplant in just two days after a photo...
Fit to Fly? Heart Patient Tips on Travel
After declining for a few decades, heart problems are once again on the rise, thanks to an aging population and obesity. At the same time air travel for business and leisure continues to increase with more than 2.2 billion domestic trips forecast for 2019. As a result, more heart patients are faced with the question, “Is it safe for me to fly?”
What to Expect While You Await a Heart Transplant: Patients’ Tips
Patients who’ve been through a heart transplant offer tips on how to keep the faith while you await that life-changing phone call.
How Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute brings research results to the patient
All of the researchers at Intermountain Healthcare are practicing clinicians, which isn’t always the case with researchers in many health care institutions. This unique setting allows researchers to identify questions firsthand as they interact with patients and seek to provide the best evidence-based care “Our questions typically arise from concerns we have in the treatment of our patients,” said Brent Muhlestein, MD, co-director of research at…
Heart Disease: Why Does Pain Vary for Patients?
Heart disease patients often have varying symptoms. Dr. Jaskamal Kahlon explains why one person might have pain in their neck while another has pain in their...
How does scoliosis surgery affect patients?
Richard A. Hostin, MD, is the Medical Director of the Pediatric Scoliosis and Spine Program at Medical City Children's Hospital. You can learn more about Ped...
How a young heart transplant patient met Aaron Rodgers
In 2010, a young heart transplant patient made a new friend -- Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers.
How this heart transplant patient continues to beat all odds
Find out how she honored her donor and supporters through her latest endeavor.