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Heart transplants closer

...at least one doctor and one surgeon experienced in heart transplants, as well as the necessary support staff, such as...the fiscal year beginning July 1 to perform eight heart transplants this year. Medicare requires a program to perform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/24/met_136888.shtml
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Center builds plans for heart transplants

...are only three Georgia facilities that currently do heart transplants, and all are in the Atlanta area: Emory University...Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. Here is a look at heart transplants in Georgia in recent years: 2002: 35 2003: 43...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/03/met_452013.shtml
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Heart of a champion beats in Erik Compton

...through Q School.He cherishes the gift he was given a second time."Even if I didn't play golf and I had two heart transplants and survived a heart attack, I would be a book story, anyways," he said in 2009 when he returned to the game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-06-14/heart-champion-beat
Heart tissue may recover when device used

...never recover may be wrong. When patients awaiting heart transplants were placed on a mechanical pump to keep them alive...function. The study of 22 patients who underwent heart transplants was published Tuesday in Circulation, a journal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/16/tec_231058.shtml
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Study: Heart tissue may recover when device used

...never recover may be wrong. When patients awaiting heart transplants were placed on a mechanical pump to keep them alive...function. The study of 22 patients who underwent heart transplants was published Tuesday in Circulation, a journal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/21/tec_231483.shtml
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Thompson wins first tour event at Honda Classic

...final hole, Erik Compton had a 70 and was part of the five-way tie for fourth. Compton, who already has had two heart transplants, earned his first top-10 finish on the PGA Tour.Thompson, who finished at 9-under 271, had made only one...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/thompson-wins-first-tour-event
New device acts like support hose for heart

...150 heart failure patients who got this novel and incredibly simple device felt better, were less likely to need heart transplants or other operations, and improved in other ways when compared with people who did not get the fabric wrap. "There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/08/liv_433774.shtml
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Cardiac program gets boost

...research and treatment program that would include heart transplants and a potential clot-busting drug. The school...Sunday and become full time in July. That includes heart transplants and ventricle assist devices that can keep patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/31/met_402921.shtml
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Age Old Questions

...in the United States awaiting heart transplants need new hearts for precisely...as equal to patients who have heart transplants or other similarly invasive...previous alternatives, such as heart transplants, are extremely limited. Donor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/18/ent_205480.shtml
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MCG's 1st heart transplant comes in time to save man

...for Organ Sharing. Nationally, there were 2,210 heart transplants performed last year, but 317 patients died awaiting a new heart. University Hospital did three heart transplants in the late 1980s but found that so few cases couldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/17/met_195361.shtml
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