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50 Years ago an historic heart transplant created a celebrity scientist

Posted on Dec 4, 2017 by The Conversation

South Africa’s Chris Barnard stands out in medical history as the heart surgeon who became a global household ...

5 years on heart transplant list – Teen calls for more organ donors

Posted on Mar 3, 2016 by News24.com

A Durban teenager whose life is constantly hanging by a thread has dedicated his time to organ donor ...

France announces second artificial heart transplant

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 by SAPA

France last month carried out the second transplant of a new-generation artificial heart, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said ...

Mechanical heart implantation is replacing donor transplants: expert

Posted on Sep 12, 2016 by A4W Contributor

Artificial cardiac device implantation is increasingly replacing donor heart transplantation in South Africa and around the world, and ...

US Covid-19 survivor receives double lung transplant

Posted on Jun 12, 2020 by ANA Newswire

The Chicago patient is in her 20s and was on a ventilator and heart-lung machine for almost two ...

Doctors shocked: Vaping leads to double lung transplant for 17-year-old athlete

Posted on Nov 13, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Doctors in Michigan said Tuesday they had performed what they believe is the first double-lung transplant on a ...

Pig hearts for human patients could be possible in 3 years

Posted on Aug 21, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Pig hearts adapted for human patients could be available within three years, predicts a British surgeon...

Italian surgeons find world’s oldest artificial heart valve – Implanted by Chris Barnard!

Posted on May 30, 2019 by News24.com

During recent surgery on the now 60-year-old woman, surgeons discovered the valve still in perfect working order. Upon ...

80-Year-old to represent SA at World Transplant Games

Posted on May 21, 2019 by News24.com

80-Year-old Johan Roos from Bellville, Cape Town received a heart transplant 20 years ago at Groote Schuur Hospital ...

BREAKTHROUGH: Scientists print 3D heart using patient’s cells

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Scientists at the Tel Aviv University achieved a breakthrough by 3D printing a heart using the patient's own ...

First birth after robot-assisted uterine transplant

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by A4W Contributor

In a world first, a baby boy was born in Sweden on 8 April 2019 after a robot-assisted ...

Nurse drives kidney transplant patients 800km through the night

Posted on Apr 2, 2019 by PRESS

Finding suitable donor kidneys was an answer to prayer for two Port Elizabeth kidney transplant patients, but they ...

21-year-old’s incredible total face transplant

Posted on Aug 28, 2018 by A4W News

Katie Stubblefield’s wit shows through when she describes her face transplant surgery. “Longest nap of my entire life,” ...

Womb transplants: Three British women will soon undergo surgery

Posted on Jun 5, 2018 by ANA Newswire

Three women are to become the first in Britain to have womb transplants…

Successful penis, scrotum transplant in ground breaking surgery

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 by ANA Newswire

An Afghanistan war veteran who had his genitals blown off by a roadside bomb is the recipient of ...

The Weeknd breaks down on stage performing Selena Gomez heartbreak song

Posted on Apr 15, 2018 by Cover Media

The Weeknd became visibly emotional during his headline set at the festival on Friday, 13 April...

Durban teen’s second chance at life after lung transplant

Posted on Jan 8, 2018 by News24.com

A Hillcrest teen, who underwent a double lung and heart transplant, says he hopes to do all the ...

A woman with a transplanted uterus just gave birth!

Posted on Dec 4, 2017 by ANA Newswire

For women with uterine factor infertility who want to be mothers, the calculus has always been heartbreakingly simple: ...

Mechanical heart was a lifeline for 5-year-old Mnotho

Posted on Sep 29, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Today, five-year-old Mnotho Mndebele is a ‘live wire’ with a hearty appetite, playful nature – and a mechanical ...

Youngest heart patient in Africa receives mechanical heart

Posted on Aug 2, 2017 by A4W Contributor

A five-year-old boy, from Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal, is the youngest heart patient in Africa to undergo a lifesaving ...

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