Heart Transplant

Trevor Sullivan with University of Michigan Football players Jourdan Lewis, Maruice Hurst Jr. and NickBenda.

Southfield Teen In Search Of New Heart

Trevor Sullivan was born with a heart defect that no one had detected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2015

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Man Discharged From Hospital Without Human Heart

Thanks to new technology, the man has an artificial heart that can be run by a backpack-size device that weighs only 13 pounds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2015

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Boy Who Had Heart Transplant Becomes Detroit Firefighter

A 3-year-old heart transplant recipient got to be a firefighter for a day on Tuesday, arriving at a Detroit station in style on a truck with lights flashing and sirens blazing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2014

Heart Patient Noreen Freck with Henry Ford Interventional Cardiologist Akshay Khandelwal. (credit: Sean Lee/WWJ)

Local Woman Is First Heart Transplant Recipient To Undergo New Procedure

An innovative “balloon delivery” method did the trick for a Metro Detroit heart patient.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

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Medical Examiner’s Office To Collect Heart Valves

A medical examiner’s office in Michigan plans to collect heart valves during autopsies for use in transplants as part of an effort to increase the availability of such tissue for donation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013


Three West Michigan Patients Receive Heart Transplants

Three additional West Michigan residents received new hearts in the past week at the Spectrum Health Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center in Grand Rapids. Hospital officials said they are doing well and progressing as expected.


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Spectrum Health Performs Its First Heart Transplant

Spectrum Health surgeons performed the first heart transplant in West Michigan on Saturday at the Spectrum Health Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center in Grand Rapids.