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Daillana Llanos, 29, is in excellent condition, as is her daughter who was born in her mother's 37th week of pregnancy, he said. The woman had her heart transplant in November 2004 due to dilated cardiomyopathy, soon after having her first baby girl.
This is a very interesting anatomical finding, and it's very unusual," said Dr. Gregory Fontana, chairman of the department of cardiothoracic surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, who wasn't involved in the case. "I had never seen anything
The boy, surnamed Bao, is recovering after the May 2 surgery, though he still needs another month of treatment before he can be discharged from the hospital, said Pan Yuchen, one of the doctors who performed the surgery. Pan is the director of the
Procedure to Replace Failing Aortic Valves University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center heart team leaders in complex aortic care. Released: 5/6/2014 12:00 PM EDT Source Newsroom: Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only
His cousin, who lived in New Jersey and already had undergone two bypass surgeries, would call Olsen and tell him what to expect. Then, one day, his cousin said: "I want you to know one thing, I was scared both times." For the 74-year-old Olsen, who
Lawyers are also probing another 17 cases in which patients may have died or suffered complications after botched surgery by the men. Despite the ban, the doctors are still being allowed to carry out other surgical procedures for an NHS Trust in Kent.
For Buxton Popoali'i, rheumatic fever not only cut short a promising rugby career, it nearly cost him his life. At 24, the former Wellington and Highlanders back has already had heart surgery twice, most recently in March when he was given a 50/50
The mother of two who was diagnosed with the debilitating heart disease in 1994 after giving birth to her first child. She was among a group of rheumatic heart disease victims at the Namaka Health Centre who was visited by a team of medical
Although it took Randy Shepherd an hour and 40 minutes to finish a run in honor of war hero Pat Tillman last week, that race was still one of the biggest victories of the 40-year-old's life. That's because Shepherd walked the course with an
Australia, New Zealand and Britain are visiting rheumatic heart disease (RHD) patients and conducting echo-screening in the Western Division. It is estimated that one child in every 30 in the country, aged between 5 and 14, has RHD. Dr Rosemary Wyber,