Heart Transplant

Lizzy Craze was the first pediatric heart transplant patient at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital 30 years ago when she was 3 years old. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

KCBS Cover Story: Bay Area Survivor Of Historic Heart Transplant Runs Half Marathons; Lives Life To The Fullest

30 years ago Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital performed an historic heart transplant on Lizzy Craze, she’s 33 now and the longest living pediatric heart-transplant recipient in the U.S. to survive with an original donor heart.

10/08/2014

William Wylie-Modro (CBS)

HealthWatch: Stanford Transplant Helps Teen See Graduation Day

One Bay Area family is celebrating a high school graduation that they never thought they would see thanks to a recent heart transplant at Stanford’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.

06/05/2012

Amanda Sechrest (left), William Wylie-Modro, and James Spencer received heart transplants in a three-day span at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. (CBS)

HealthWatch: 3 Heart Transplants In 3 Days At Packard Children’s Hospital

Three people have a new chance at life after they received heart transplants at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. The transplants took place over a three-day span earlier this month.

05/26/2012

Surgeons working at operating table (AP)

Vacaville Woman Looks Back On 9/11 Heart Transplant

Amid all the tragedy on September 11th, 2001, one 13-year-old Vacaville girl got a life saving heart transplant at Packard Children’s Hospital.

09/08/2011

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