heart transplant

Heartland Health Monitor
12:24 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Children’s Mercy Adds Heart Transplants To Cardiac Program

Dr. Aliessa Barnes, medical director of the heart transplant program and Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics.
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Over the years, physicians at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics have developed substantial expertise in caring for patients before and after they receive heart transplants.

But now the hospital can provide the full spectrum of care to these children, following approval last week for it to perform such transplants itself.

The go-ahead came from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), a nonprofit group that oversees organ allocation and transplant programs under contract with the federal government.

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8:12 am
Tue April 24, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Scott Olson stands in a crater excavated by swirling flood waters. He farms 3,000 acres of land around Tekamah, Neb., with his borther Randy and father Bob.
Grant Gerlock Harvest Public Media

Floods leave mark on farmlands.  Kobach pushes for state lawmakers to finish redistricting.  KU Hospital restarts heart transplant program.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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