heart transplantation

Delhi heart transplant patient leading normal life: Doctors


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A 44-year-old woman, who was Delhi's first heart transplant recipient an year ago, has recovered and is leading a normal life, said doctors at the ... Read more...

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‘Statins prevent cancer in heart transplant patients’


May 20th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, May 20 (IANS) Statins prevent cancer and reduce death from all causes in heart transplant recipients, independently of cholesterol levels, says a new study. Frank Enseleit, deputy director of ... Read more...

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Cause of fatal inflammation of the heart muscle found


March 30th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Scientists have found that inflammations of the heart muscle are caused by attacks of a specific type of immune cells.These immune cells attack the body's own tissue ... Read more...

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Stem cell injections shrink enlarged hearts, improve function


March 18th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A small human trial has proved that stem cells injected into enlarged hearts could reduce both heart size and scar tissue and improve function to injured heart areas.Researchers ... Read more...

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Distressed personality linked to heart problems


September 15th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A new study has found that heart patients with the "distressed" (Type D) personality profile may face a higher risk of future cardiovascular problems.The findings are based ... Read more...

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Women respond differently to heart failure treatment than men


July 28th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Women are likely to respond differently to heart failure treatment than men, according to a new study.The study raises concerns over whether current practices provide the best care ... Read more...

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John Q: John Quincy Archibald


June 14th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
People who have watched the movie "John Q" have often wondered if it is based on a real life story. The antagonizing drama did provoke such strong reactions from its viewers as ... Read more...

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Artificial pump effectively supports patients with heart failure


April 3rd, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Patients awaiting heart transplant surgery can be supported with an artificial pump to keep their heart beating, according to a new study.The device, called a left ventricular assist ... Read more...

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Implantable pump to help heart patients until transplant


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) A tiny lightweight implantable pump that will help patients with severe heart failure tide over until transplant has been developed. Called a left ventricular assist device (LVAD), it ... Read more...

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Gender matching in heart transplantation leads to long-term survival


November 13th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that gender matching between donors and recipients is important to short- and long-term survival in heart transplantation,In clinical transplantation, we generally ... Read more...

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Alcohol drinking donors lungs dangerous for transplants


November 28th, 2007 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A study conducted recently, showed that constant consumption of alcohol by the donor, can have adverse effects on the recipient.The study had been conducted using an animal model ... Read more...

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