Watch the news at FOX 13 – WATCH: Mid-South man recalls receiving heart transplant from Baptist Memorial Hospital
This is an episode of heart failure happens in the United States. Many patients end up needing heart transplants to stay alive. But keep it in mind, it is critical that the heart makes it to the person who needs it safely.
FOX 13 health reporter Mandy Harch shows us the latest way Baptist Memorial Hospital is protecting and transporting those donor hearts.
Mandy Harch: Baptist is the only hospital that performs heart transplant in our region. But the doctors say sometimes the heart will get damaged during transport. This new technology (Sherpapak) makes sure it arrive safely.