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One year. 17 heart transplants. New heart transplant program has milestone year in midst of pandemic.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are approximately 75,000 people on the active waiting list for organs on any given day. With 11 transplant programs across the United States, HCA Healthcare is proud to help provide the gift of life through transplant medicine. Below, learn more about HCA Healthcare’s newest heart transplant…
Medical City’s Dallas Valve Institute became the first U.S. hospital to perform a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commercially-approved heart procedure that, until now, had been approved only for patients in clinical trials. The procedure is known as Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), which we’ve talked about before on this blog.