Heart Transplant

Patti Mahoney. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: NH Woman To Ride In Fourth Of July Parade After Heart Transplant

The I-Team discovered that New England transplant patients wait longer than almost anyone in the country for organs.

07/03/2015

Ali Barton (WBZ-TV)

West Roxbury Mother Gets New Baby, New Heart

A Boston mother got a new baby and new heart just weeks apart, but she had to leave Massachusetts to make it happen.

12/29/2014

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

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