As the rate of obesity in the US rises, transplant centers are debating whether to accept organ donations from the obese. A new study suggests that oversized hearts are safe to use.
Human heart transplantation is 50 years old.
The unprecedented media interest in the first human heart transplant 50 years ago transformed many of the rules that governed the relationships between medicine and the media.
A baboon survived nearly three years with a pigs heart, so does that mean cross-species transplantation is imminent?