This is a story of the power of perseverance and love. A man named Kevin Lue was triathlete who developed a rare disease that caused his heart to fail. In a matter of months he went from intense competition to barely being able to walk. He needed a heart transplant. In addition to his new heart, he got a whole lot more.

This is a story of the power of perseverance and love. A man named Kevin Lue was triathlete who developed a rare disease that caused his heart to fail.

Heart surgeon after 23-hour-long (successful) heart transplant. His assistant is sleeping in the corner

30 Of The Most Powerful Images Ever

Heart surgeon and former Minister of Health of Poland, Zbigniew Religa, after long (successful) heart transplantation. His assistant is sleeping in the corner. Photo by James Stanfield.

Hamilton Naki became a self-taught surgeon of such skill that Dr. Christiaan Barnard chose him to assist in the world's first human heart transplant in 1967.  His contribution was kept secret for three decades because he was a black man in apartheid-era South Africa. He acquired his surgical skills through years of silent observation and covert practice at the university's medical school. His skills were so esteemed that the university quietly looked the other way.

Hamilton Naki 1967 performed the first successful heart transplant but credit was given to the white doctor on the team.

Christiaan Neethling Barnard performed the world's first adult heart transplant on Louis Washkansky on December 3, 1967 at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town South Africa.

Christiaan Neethling Barnard performed the world's first adult heart transplant on Louis Washkansky on December 1967 at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town South Africa. I had forgotten him.

STANFORD MARKS 50 YEARS SINCE FIRST U.S. ADULT HEART TRANSPLANT PERFORMED THERE

STANFORD MARKS 50 YEARS SINCE FIRST U.S. ADULT HEART TRANSPLANT PERFORMED THERE

Journal of Clinical Nursing Heart transplantation experiences: a phenomenological approach - July 2008 (Interviews of heart transplant recipients analysis)

The aim of this study was to understand the heart transplantation experience based on patients’ descriptions. To patients with heart failure, heart transplantation represents a possibility.

Heart transplant in process! This doctor holds in his hands a diseased heart which had just been removed from a patient during a heart transplant operation. Cardiopulmonary (or heart-lung) bypass machine temporarily takes over the function of the heart and lungs during surgery, maintaining the circulation of blood and the oxygen content of the body. This patient is one step closer to get his new heart!

Heart transplant in process! This doctor holds in his hands a diseased heart which had just been removed from a patient during a heart transplant operation. Cardiopulmonary (or heart-lung) bypass machine temporarily takes over the function of the heart and lungs during surgery, maintaining the circulation of blood and the oxygen content of the body. This patient is one step closer to get his new heart!

Narayana Health, one of the best heart transplant centres in India, offers Heart Transplant from brain dead patients, artificial hearts or VLAD devices as an alternative when no organ is available.

Narayana Health Hospital is the best hospital for Bone Marrow Transplant and Hematopoetic Stem Cell Transplantation in India. The BMT unit has completed over 500 stem cell transplants till date.

1. In 1984, a 1-year-old named Baby Fae received a heart transplant from a baboon but ended up dying 21 days later due to rejection. When questioned with why a baboon and not a primate more closely related to humans, the surgeon said he didn’t believe in evolution. 2. An attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the world’s most expensive cocktail was thwarted when a customer dropped and broke the bottle of Cognac that was worth $77,000.

1. In 1984, a 1-year-old named Baby Fae received a heart transplant from a baboon but ended up dying 21 days later due to rejection. When questioned with why a baboon and not a primate more closely related to humans, the surgeon said he didn’t believe in evolution. 2. An attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the world’s most expensive cocktail was thwarted when a customer dropped and broke the bottle of Cognac that was worth $77,000.

http://www.indiacardiacsurgerysite.com/blog/heart-transplant/why-low-cost-heart-transplant-surgery-in-india-is-more-famous-amongst-south-africa-united-states-and-philippines-patients/   Why LOW COST Heart Transplant Surgery in India Is More Famous Amongst South Africa, United States, and Philippines Patients?

Why LOW COST Heart Transplant Surgery in India Is More Famous Amongst South Africa, United States, and Philippines Patients?

This image provides a rare look into a pediatric heart transplant procedure. The recipient in this case is a 13 month-old patient with congenital heart disease (CHD).

How The 'Instagram For Doctors' Is Changing How Patients See Specialists

This image provides a rare look into a pediatric heart transplant procedure. The recipient in this case is a 13 month-old patient with congenital heart disease (CHD). My heart was smaller than this when i had my surgery.

Heart transplant patient holding his own heart

Heart transplant patient holding his own heart

dutch-master-phd:punkphantom: malformalady: A man after a successful heart transplant, holding his old, diseased heart metal as fuck Shit looks necrotized

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