Transplant Recipient Celebrates 30 Years with Same Heart

Thirty years ago, Ryan Zinn’s goals were understandably short-term: Get back to school. Start running again. Lift weights. Be valedictorian of his high school class. He achieved them all. Today, the 45-year-old Columbus resident tends to have more of an extended vision, like being there to enjoy the occasion when his now 3-year-old daughter, Sylvia, … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Researcher Receives $2.8 Million Grant to Improve Heart Transplant Outcomes

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Cleveland Clinic researcher Eileen Hsich, M.D., $2.8 million over four years to evaluate disparities in survival among heart failure patients before and after heart transplantation and to create tools that would optimize outcomes. “We believe that to improve care for those with heart failure awaiting transplant, we must … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Establishes UAE’s First Comprehensive Organ Transplant Program

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates: Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have made history in the UAE by developing a comprehensive multi-organ transplant program which is already transforming patients’ lives. This month, the multi-specialty hospital successfully completed the United Arab Emirates’ first full liver transplant on Feb. 1, 2018, and first lung transplant on Feb. 11, … Read More

Heartbeats Made into Music as Keepsake

When you lose someone close, many treasure photographs, movies and memories. Cleveland Clinic’s Arts and Medicine Institute has been giving families a unique keepsake: the sound of their loved one’s heartbeat as music. To record the heartbeat, Music Therapist Christine Bomberger uses a special stethoscope. It’s cut so only the chest piece and a couple … Read More