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Lacy Neff, a radio broadcaster from West Virginia, recently underwent a heart transplant as part of his treatment plan for amyloidosis, a rare disease that occurs when amyloid proteins accumulate in the organs. The MGH is one of only seven hospitals in the United States studying cardiac amyloid transplants – and the only one in the Northeast.
The MGH has become the first hospital in New England to successfully perform what's being called a "lung-in-a-box" transplant.
36-year-old Connecticut resident Benard Basant got his life back when he underwent the MGH's first combined heart-lung transplant surgery.
Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care present insights and opinions on methods for treating refractory heart failure, genetically determined arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation in an integrated, multispecialty program.
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