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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.

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This site has virtual surgeries of all types and virtual dissections!--I will definetly be checking this out...

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Image of the Week: A Pediatric Heart Transplant | 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).

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'Ghost heart,' a framework for growing new human hearts, could be answer for thousands waiting for new heart

'Ghost heart,' a framework for growing new human hearts using a protein scaffold and stem cells, could be an answer for thousands waiting for new hearts. This experimental method could also apply to other organs.

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Heart Transplant Gift, Coffee Mug, Transplant Recipient Gift, Transplant Patient, Gift of Life, Heart Transplant, Gift for Heart Transplant

I Had a Change of Heart! Gift for heart transplant recipient, heart transplant patient Our original design on a white ceramic mug. Image is the same on both sides so mug can be used right- or left-handed. Mug is 11-oz size and is microwave and dishwasher-safe (but the design will last longer if you hand-wash it). Mug will be carefully packaged so that it will arrive safely. A note about shipping - mugs are heavy and we do our best to ship economically. As a special introductory promotion…

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Donate Life Organ and Tissue Donation Blog℠: UR Medicine Heart Transplant Team Celebrates 200 Heart Transplants, 200 second chances at life

"Purple Heart" plant. So easy to grow! Comes back year after year. You can easily divide this plant by pinching off a clipping where it forms a "V" and transplant in rich soil. Makes a beautiful border!

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