Transplant

CHICAGO | 11-year-old girl gets heart transplant after visit by Drake

CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago girl has received a heart transplant just days after she danced her way into a hospital visit from Drake. Surgeons performed the transplant on 11-year-old Sofia Sanchez on Monday at Chicago’s Lurie Children’s Hospital. The Canadian rapper visited Sofia there after seeing a video of her dancing in a hospital … Continue reading CHICAGO | 11-year-old girl gets heart transplant after visit by Drake

VIENNA | Former F1 champion Niki Lauda undergoes lung transplant

VIENNA — Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has undergone a lung transplant. The Vienna General Hospital says the operation was performed Thursday because of a “serious lung illness.” It didn’t give more specific details in a brief statement and said the 69-year-old Austrian’s family would make no public comment. Lauda won the Formula … Continue reading VIENNA | Former F1 champion Niki Lauda undergoes lung transplant

Doctors: Over a year to see if uterus transplant successful

DALLAS /December 4, 2017 (AP) (STL.News) — Doctors in Dallas say it took over a year to determine if a woman who received a womb transplant would become the first in the U.S. to give birth. Baylor University Medical Center officials said at a news conference Monday that the mother has returned home and her … Continue reading Doctors: Over a year to see if uterus transplant successful