Using a pioneering machine, British medics have been able to reanimate hearts from donors whose hearts had stopped.

The technique has saved the lives of six British children aged from 12 to 16.…
Anna Hadley had waited almost two years for a new heart after being told she had a terminal condition.

For Anna, the life-changing phone call came at 2.30am.
Thanks to the new technique, never before used on children, Anna soon had a new heart beating inside her

Within 24 hours she was sitting up in bed, inquiring about her grandmother. Two weeks later, she strolled out of Great Ormond Street. She was playing hockey within weeks
The development could double the number of children whose lives are saved.

“It’s game-changing,” said a transplant physician at Great Ormond Street
“This new technique will save lives both here and around the world.

It means people can donate their hearts where it wouldn’t have been possible in the past, giving life to patients on the waiting list.”…
Today, the NHS physicians, surgeons, nurses, patients and families involved in the transplant breakthrough speak for the first time about the making of medical history:…

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