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.
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).
'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.
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…
"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!