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Duke Heart News for the week ending 12-8-2019:

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Duke Heart in the News:

November 27 — Sunil Rao

TCTMD/the heart beat

Subtherapeutic Heparin: As Stories Multiply, Concerns Mount


December 3 — Michael Dee Gunn

Triangle Business Journal

Duke research could be ‘big deal’ for cancer vaccines

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December 6 — Joe Turek with Louise Markert, Barton Haynes


Families are reeling after FDA rejects therapy for kids born without a thymus gland

Families are reeling after FDA rejects therapy for kids born without a thymus gland


DCD Heart Transplant coverage


Doctors revive donor heart to perform successful transplant in U.S., CBS News

How a device used to revive a heart could “revolutionize” transplants, CBS This Morning

Doctors perform first heart transplant of its kind on military veteran: ‘It’s a monumental leap forward’, Yahoo News

Doctors ‘reanimate’ heart for first-of-its-kind transplant in US, CNN

Heart from dead donor revived, transplanted into veteran in US first, Fox News

First US heart transplant from dead donor successful, offering promise for life-saving procedure, USA Today, Daily World

Military veteran gets first heart transplant of its kind at Duke Hospital, ABC 11 story, aired in 20 other outlets in US

Veteran becomes first US recipient of innovative heart transplant, Military Times

Duke University doctors perform first-of-its-kind heart transplant, Raleigh News & Observer, Durham Herald-Sun

Duke University physicians perform first ‘reanimated’ heart transplant, WRAL TechWire

Doctors brought a heart back to life in a transplant, the first of its kind in the US, MSN

Doctors successfully brought a dead heart back to life, BGR