Groundbreaking technology allows 'dead' hearts to be transplanted; gives hope to nation's organ shortage
from The Apopka Voice
The AdventHealth Transplant Institute Cardiothoracic program performed the first heart transplant in Florida through a process known as Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD). The team utilized a donor heart that was no longer beating and was evaluated via a groundbreaking process under a clinical FDA investigation. DCD heart transplantation gives hope to patients and physicians faced with a growing organ shortage across America.
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