Doctors from the Royal Papworth Hospital in England managed to work the heart from a dead person and transplant it to a 16-year-old. It was stated that with this method, stopped heart transplantation was performed to 5 children within 10 days.
Doctors from the Department of Thoracic Surgery at Royal Papworth Hospital in England managed to work the heart from a dead person and transplant it to another patient, 16-year-old Anna Hadley. Stating that the procedure is hope for hundreds of people awaiting a heart transplant, the doctors stated that this method could become more common.
DURAN KALP WAS WORKED WITH SPECIAL TECHNIQUE IN 7 HOURS
While it was stated that the procedure was carried out within the scope of the program called “donation after death” (DCD), the heart from the lifeless body of the person who agreed to donate his organs in the procedure was restarted with a special technique 7 hours later.
The heart was later transplanted to a 16-year-old named Anna Hadley. In addition to Hadley, it was stated that the same method was applied for 5 children between the ages of 12 and 16 and the transplantation was performed.
“I NO LONGER STOP AND BREATH”
14-year-old Freya Heddington, who received a heart transplant with the method applied, said, “I can take long walks, climb the mountain, and I no longer have to stop and breathe to do them.”
Doctors said this procedure was a hope for hundreds of people awaiting a heart transplant.
On the other hand, in the USA in June 2019, for the first time, ‘the transfer of a donated heart to another patient after heart death’ was performed.
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