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.
Man given heart of suicide victim marries donor's widow and then kills himself in exactly the same way. Heart transplant recipient Sonny Graham, pictured with wife Cheryl, commited suicide.The couple met after Mr Graham started writing to her after being told her husband was his heart donor.Twelve years after the successful transplant operation, Mr Graham shot himself dead, leaving his wife a widow for the second time in strikingly similar circumstances.