Heart Transplant

Organ Care System (WBZ-TV)

New Technology Increases Number Of Donor Hearts Available

Many patients on the heart transplant list die waiting for a heart, but a local company has found an incredible way to significantly increase the number of donor hearts available.

12/08/2014

Surgery (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Transplant Patients Face Long Wait Times In New England

The I-Team found patients in New England wait longer than just about anyone else in the country for a transplant.

09/15/2014

Kyah DeSimone

Yarmouth Teen Gets Heart Transplant After Making Medical History

Thirteen-year old Kyah DeSimone is recovering at Boston Children’s Hospital after getting a long-awaited heart transplant Saturday.

04/01/2013

Kyah DeSimone

Cape Teen’s Heart Pump Making Medical History Before Transplant

A Yarmouth teenager has made medical history, even though it wasn’t her choice.

03/06/2013

5-year-old Katy Murphy a heart transplant patient

Wakefield Girl Gets Heart Transplant In Time For Valentine’s Day

Katy Murphy is an energetic five-year-old who spent more than two and a half years on a list for a heart transplant.

02/14/2013

Glenn Corbett and Yolanda Beavers embrace at Logan Airport.

Heart Transplant Recipient Meets Billerica Family Of Donor

Glenn Corbett and Yolanda Beavers embraced each as if they’ve known each other for decades. In 2009, Beavers received a heart transplant from Corbett’s daughter.

10/05/2012

A Malden couple renewed their vows in an unusual place this past weekend, Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Malden Couple Renews Vows In Hospital As Man Waits For Heart Transplant

A Malden couple renewed their vows in an unusual place this past weekend, Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

09/27/2012

Jim and Jane Carelli (Photo courtesy: Brigham and Women's Hospital)

Retired Teacher Gets First Total Artificial Heart Transplant In New England

Retired high school teacher and track coach James Carelli Jr. needs the device to pump his blood through his body as he waits for a human heart donation.

06/21/2012

Dalton Lawyer and Avery Toole

Running The Boston Marathon: For Two Children And One Heart

For the gift of life given to his daughter, the Boston Marathon seems a small gesture for her dad to make.

04/11/2011

CURIO-TRANSPLANT-PKG

Curious About The Longevity Of Heart Transplants

Rick from Burlington told us some great news about that when he Declared his Curiosity writing: “My Dad is coming up on celebrating the 17th year of his heart transplant.” Rick’s father is no longer the exception.

04/01/2011

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