US First-of-Its-Kind Heart Transplant

US First-of-Its-Kind Heart Transplant

Doctors at Duke University Medical Center “reanimated” a heart for a first-of-its-kind transplant performed on an adult in the U.S. Typically, heart transplants come from donors after brain death. This means the heart is still beating. Duke used the approach called donation after circulatory death (DCD). It relies on hearts that have stopped beating. They […]

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