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#Heart Transplant

# heart-transplant - Monday 28 August, 2017

Harris wants to bring in opt-out organ donation system next year

Health Minister Simon Harris today launched a six-week public consultation on an opt-out organ donation scheme.

# heart-transplant - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Tributes paid after young Dublin boy dies while waiting for heart transplant

Gavin Coyne passed away yesterday while awaiting surgery in Freeman Hospital Newcastle.

# heart-transplant - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Video shows emotional moment teen awakes after surviving heart transplant

Trevor Sullivan’s life was saved after he received a donor heart.

# heart-transplant - Friday 2 January, 2015

"Disappointing year" for organ donations - just 63 in the whole of 2014

But there were a record number of heart transplants.

# heart-transplant - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia

So far three people have received hearts in this way.

# heart-transplant - Monday 8 September, 2014

French doctors have carried out a second artificial heart transplant

The operation took place last month, and is said to have gone well.

# heart-transplant - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas

Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.

# heart-transplant - Friday 5 April, 2013

Heart transplant gives mother a new life

Karen McDermott (38), a mother of two from Clonakilty, received a new heart in August 2012. This week is organ donation week.

# heart-transplant - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Woman becomes world's first to give birth after heart transplant

The creation of extra blood, and the drugs needed to stop a transplant being rejected, usually make it impossible.

# heart-transplant - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant

John Healy, maitre d of RTÉ’s The Restaurant, recalls the stress of waiting for his life-saving heart transplant operation.

# heart-transplant - Monday 26 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Taiwanese animators let you watch Dick Cheney's heart transplant What The... This post contains videos

Taiwanese animators let you watch Dick Cheney's heart transplant

…except the Taiwanese version also involves a Frankenstein’s Monster, a zombie rabbit, and Darth Vader. Riiiight.

# heart-transplant - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Former US vice president Dick Cheney receives heart transplant

The former vice president of the United States has had a long history of heart problems and had been on the transplant list for 20 months.

# heart-transplant - Thursday 12 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Medics drop heart being rushed for transplant Whoops

Medics drop heart being rushed for transplant

After exiting a helicopter carrying the heart for transplant, a medic stumbled and the plastic-wrapped heart tumbled out of a cooler onto the street.

# heart-transplant - Thursday 4 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Heart in a bag… and 7 other medical firsts Medical Firsts

Heart in a bag… and 7 other medical firsts

Hand and face transplants, test tube babies and plastic hearts – a look at some of the world’s medical firsts…

# heart-transplant - Sunday 8 May, 2011

Dick Cheney undecided on heart transplant option US

Dick Cheney undecided on heart transplant option

Former US vice president says his health has improved since he was diagnosed with end-stage heart failure.

# heart-transplant - Sunday 3 April, 2011

Seventy per cent of donor hearts exported in 2010

Poor donation rates have contributed to seven out of ten organs harvested in Ireland being sent to other countries last year as they were incompatible with patients awaiting transplants here.