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Doc says heart could give Cheney another 10 years

Dr. Jonathan Reiner, who has treated former Vice President Dick Cheney for many years, says his long-time patient is doing amazingly well following heart transplant surgery on Saturday. In a phone conversation, Dr. Reiner said he was amazed by what he saw this morning when visiting Mr. Cheney in the hospital.


Doctors doubt favoritism in Cheney transplant

Doctors say it is unlikely that former Vice President Dick Cheney got special treatment when he was given a new heart that thousands of younger people also were in line to receive.


Aide says Cheney had heart transplant

Dick Cheney

Former Vice President Dick Cheney had a heart transplant Saturday and is recovering at a Virginia hospital, his office said....

Senh: Cheney has lost a lot of weight.


Doctors testing warm, beating hearts in transplant

Doctors testing warm, beating hearts in transplant

Andrea Ybarra's donated heart was beating rhythmically by the time she awoke from the grogginess of her surgery. Lub-dub. Lub-dub. Lub-dub. In fact, it was warm and pumping even before doctors transplanted it.


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