After transplant surgery, a woman plans to have her diseased organ plastinated so it can serve as a teaching specimen to help others.
Swimming in the World Transplant Games lets Fred Nelis test his limits.
Two families connected by organ donation meet to honor the gift of a young man's heart, now living on in another.
Fabiola Garnett suffered cardiac arrest at age 13. Two decades later, she received the gift of a heart.
The 100th lung transplant allows Ascenda Denton to breathe easily, free of chronic infections and scarring caused by cystic fibrosis.
A milestone operation: 100th transplant is also Elaine Slikkers’ second miracle and third birthday.
Scott Kovacs' heart beat a path toward almost certain death. With a new heart, he's now running toward his future.
An implanted heart pump saved Terry Jacobs’ life. Now he’s more active than he’s been in 20 years.
Heart transplant recipient and competitive swimmer Fred Nelis makes a formidable showing on the world stage in Spain.
On the road to a heart transplant, a doctor’s discovery set Mike Hensley, 57, on a new course.
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