A new device can keep donor hearts alive and beating for twice as long as a conventional transport cooler. Dubbed Heart in a Box, the new system can keep a heart healthy and suitable for transplant for nine hours or more – it actually keeps the organ beat
Heart transplants are getting a major upgrade due to a new device from Indiana University Health, which can double the amount of time the organ stays viable.
Just two months after appearing on The Doctors, Andrew Jones got the long-awaited green light for his heart transplant. See how he’s doing post-surgery.
The Doctors met Andrew “AJ” Jones, the inspiring fitness model with an artificial heart in September 2016 and he returns with an amazing update!
This guest has inspired thousands on Instagram for his amazing physique and muscular fitness. There’s just one catch… Andrew Jones has no pulse.
Fitness model Andrew Jones started the non-profit Hearts at Large from his hospital bed to help people get through the challenges of waiting for a transplant.
When Chad’s body rejected his first heart transplant, doctors found another way to keep him alive. They implanted an artificial heart in his chest. An air compressor outside Chad’s body keeps the valves of the heart opening and closing. Hear Chad...
When Chad’s body rejected his first heart transplant, doctors found another way to keep him alive. They implanted an artificial heart in his chest. Two of Chad’s doctors explain how the artificial heart works.
Andrea, now 41, began suffering from fatigue, loss of appetite and swollen legs, and was diagnosed with a virus. Three years later, her symptoms returned, she had trouble breathing and experienced an abnormally rapid heart rate. Following an eight-hour...
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