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Heart Transplant Patient Remembers 30 Years
Orlando DeFelice developed idiopathic cardiomyopathy from a virus and within a year, was in need of a heart transplant. He received his heart transplant in August of 1983, the second heart transplant ever at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.Play Now
Donate Life | Olivia's Story
Olivia Strama developed acute cardiomyopathy when she was only 7 months old. She received a lifesaving heart transplant at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Hear from Olivia and her parents, Amanda and Alex, to learn more about her story and the importance of organ donation.Play Now
Heart Transplant in Children: What Can Be Done While Children Wait for a Heart Transplant
Johns Hopkins Heart Surgeon, Dr. Luca Vricella, discusses what can be done while children wait for a heart transplant. He reviews associated conditions, surgery preparations, and treatment options. To schedule an appointment, call 410-614-1501Play Now | Transcript
What Kidney Donors Need to Know: Before, During and After Donating a Kidney
Nephrologist Karl Womer discusses live kidney donors, including the evaluation process and qualifications to become a donor, common misconceptions, medical concerns, and long term effects of kidney donation.Play Now | Transcript
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Toward Less Risky Hand Transplants – Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: While prosthetic limbs have limitations, transplantation can allow patients to resume normal activities. Dr. Lee and his team use a single medication that prevents immune rejection from transplanted tissues to reduce the health risks that come with transplantation.Play Now |