Cardiology

The challenge of organ transplant rejection

Acute rejection of a transplanted organ by the recipient's immune system remains one of the leading causes of pediatric heart transplant failure. While there have been vast improvements in the practice over time, significant ...

Cardiology

Patch could give new life to weak heart

A new cardiac patch developed by a collaborative team led by Western University is just the stuff that could get your blood pumping—literally.

Cardiology

Woman receives novel type of artificial heart

A cardiothoracic surgical team with UofL Health—Jewish Hospital and the University of Louisville has performed the world's first Aeson bioprosthetic total artificial heart implantation in a female patient. The investigational ...

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