I can’t believe he’s home, says mother of heart transplant survivor boy, 2 – Evening Standard

Evening Standard I can’t believe he’s home, says mother of heart transplant survivor boy, 2 Evening Standard “We saw so many other transplant patients come and go in our time that we resigned ourselves to always be in the limbo of waiting for a transplant. “I don’t think we actually believed it was happening until … Continue reading “I can’t believe he’s home, says mother of heart transplant survivor boy, 2 – Evening Standard”

MN girl survives heart transplant, gives back to others – KARE

KARE MN girl survives heart transplant, gives back to others KARE MINNEAPOLIS – A Twin Cities girl has returned home to raise money and hope for others on her heart-filled journey. This Saturday, 8-year-old Ireland Larson will be attending a game at Target Field as part of the Ireland’s Hope Day at the Ballpark with … Continue reading “MN girl survives heart transplant, gives back to others – KARE”

Aidan Renda, 17, prepares for heart transplant surgery – WPBF West Palm Beach

A 17-year-old Jupiter teen is getting ready to move to New York for a heart transplant. Aidan Renda was born with a heart defect at St. Mary’s Medical Center.  He was just  over 5 pounds when he was born. After several open-heart surgeries and a pacemaker, doctors said his only chance for survival is a … Continue reading “Aidan Renda, 17, prepares for heart transplant surgery – WPBF West Palm Beach”

Gilbert grad develops app to improve organ transplant communication – Ames Tribune

Ames Tribune Gilbert grad develops app to improve organ transplant communication Ames Tribune University of Iowa students Eric Pahl, of Ames, and Dalton Shaull are the founders of the mobile app ORGANizer, aimed at improving communication and coordination surrounding organ transplants. (Justin Torner/The University of Iowa) … 

Springfield boy fights extremely rare disease; in need of life-saving transplant – KY3

Posted: Thu 10:49 PM, Apr 21, 2016  |  Updated: Thu 10:56 PM, Apr 21, 2016 SPRINGFIELD, MO Dominic Dodd is one of few people in the world living with a rare birth defect disease called prune belly syndrome. Jeanie Dodd, Dominic’s mother, says ” they say there is 1 in 40,000 that have it and … Continue reading “Springfield boy fights extremely rare disease; in need of life-saving transplant – KY3”

Open hearts in Mayville help Marit Judisch awaiting transplant – Grand Forks Herald

MAYVILLE, N.D.—Public support for a 12-year-old Mayville girl in need of a kidney transplant has been “overwhelming,” said her mother. Several hundred people filled Mayville-Portland-Clifford-Galesburg High School Sunday afternoon to attend a spaghetti benefit for Marit Judisch, who has been battling a kidney disease for most of her life. With her kidneys functioning at 25 … Continue reading “Open hearts in Mayville help Marit Judisch awaiting transplant – Grand Forks Herald”

NC heart transplant teen gets big welcome home party – WNCN

Alj and his mom, Tina Turner (Photo Courtesy: WFMY) BURLINGTON, N.C. – Albert Jeffries, or Al J, was officially welcomed home by the Burlington community on Saturday. Al J finally returned home on April 7, after spending 127 days in the hospital. The 13-year-old received a life-saving transplant in March at UNC Hospital. Previous: Burlington … Continue reading “NC heart transplant teen gets big welcome home party – WNCN”

Local teen with heart transplant gets key to the city – WTVD-TV

WTVD-TV Local teen with heart transplant gets key to the city WTVD-TV The city of Burlington threw a big celebration at Royals Stadium for Albert Jeffries, better known as ‘Alj.’ Alj spent over 125 days at UNC Hospital before finding the right donor. Finally in March he was able to get the transplant surgery he … Continue reading “Local teen with heart transplant gets key to the city – WTVD-TV”

Nearly 30 years later, tiny transplant patient has beaten the odds – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune Nearly 30 years later, tiny transplant patient has beaten the odds Minneapolis Star Tribune RENEE JONES SCHNEIDER Now a proud mom, Rita Erickson was nearly a celebrity at age 2 when she received a liver transplant that almost failed, but ultimately kept her alive. Nearly 30 years later she lives in Elk … Continue reading “Nearly 30 years later, tiny transplant patient has beaten the odds – Minneapolis Star Tribune”

Children’s before and after transplant photographs aim to promote organ donation – 9news.com.au

9news.com.au Children’s before and after transplant photographs aim to promote organ donation 9news.com.au Images of happy, healthy children holding ‘before’ photographs of themselves sick and awaiting organ transplants in hospital have been published to highlight the importance of organ donation. The Children’s Hospital of Atlanta (CHOA), organised the … Singapore is region’s organ-transplant pioneerThe Nation Heart … Continue reading “Children’s before and after transplant photographs aim to promote organ donation – 9news.com.au”