Tag Archives: heart transplant

Cow’s heart valve saves 81 year old woman; All eyes on her survival time

In a remarkable medical success story, an 81-year-old woman from Hyderabad rekindled her life by getting a valve donation from a cow while undergoing a valve replacement surgery. The woman was experiencing thinning of the aortic valve in her heart and required the valve replacement surgery that was conducted at Frontier Lifeline Hospitals in Chennai, last Saturday. She had been ...

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Australian surgeons aciheve brekathrough, transplant ‘dead’ heart after reviving it

Australian surgeons have made a dead heart beat again and successfully used it in a transplant, achieving a breakthrough in  hearts transplantation from brain-dead patients. The director of Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital Heart Lung Transplant Unit, Peter MacDonald told a press conference that the successful surgery meant many more “dead” hearts could be used in transplants, Xinhua reported. “In all ...

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