Heart Transplant

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Tekulve’s Prognosis Good, Says Heart Transplant Put “Everything In A Different Perspective”

Christmas 2013 wasn’t a very merry one for former Pirates pitching star and TV sports commentator Kent Tekulve.

10/01/2014

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Local Man’s Wait For Heart Transplant Continues

A 51-year-old man we’ve been following as he waits for a heart transplant still has not gotten the call yet.

09/30/2014

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Kent Tekulve Undergoes Successful Heart Transplant Surgery

Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher and current Root Sports analyst Kent Tekulve has undergone successful heart transplant surgery.

09/16/2014

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Local Man Remaining Positive While Waiting For Heart Transplant

A 51-year-old man we’ve been following as he waits for a heart transplant is still hoping and praying for that call.

05/15/2014

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Local Man Advocates Organ Donation, While Waiting For Own Heart

We’re on a project to follow a local man who is going through the organ transplant process.

02/10/2014

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Forbes Hospice Flies Dying Man’s Family From Jamaica To Pittsburgh

A dying man’s wish was to see his wife and kids one more time, and thanks to the generosity and hard work of some Pittsburghers, that wish has come true.

01/20/2014

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Pittsburgh Man Waiting Patiently For Heart Transplant

Some 70 patients are now waiting for heart transplants in the Pittsburgh area.

01/13/2014

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Investigation Underway After Heart Transplant Patient Overdoses

An investigation is underway after a heart transplant patient allegedly overdosed on drugs at UPMC Presbyterian hospital.

KDKA-TV–08/29/2013

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Local High School Coach Shares Transplant Story

Life-changing advances in medicine are all around us in Pittsburgh. But sometimes it’s difficult to put a face on the subject of organ and tissue donation. KDKA’s Rick Dayton introduces us to a high school football coach – and heart transplant recipient – who is making it his mission to change that.

02/15/2012

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Boy, 6, Awaits Heart Transplant At Children’s Hospital

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – People come from all over the world to be treated at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, and the pediatric unit gives children hope for a better, longer and more fulfilling life. Luke Ball, […]

12/15/2010

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