We know how difficult it is to navigate heart failure during this challenging time. We hope you’ll join us as we endeavor into further discussion on important topics affecting the Heart Failure community in today’s world.
Webinar 1: The COVID-19 Vaccine: Information for Heart Transplant Patients
Did you miss our first webinar (Wed, Apr 14) with Tufts Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital? Not to worry! Click the button below to register and get immediate access to the video recording.
Webinar 2: The Organ Care System (OCS) & How It Will Affect Heart Transplant Patients
Did you miss our second webinar (Wed, May 5) with our friends from New England Donor Services and Transmedics? Not to worry! Click the button below to register and get immediate access to the video recording.
Webinar 3: Long-Term Survival with Heart Transplant Patients
Did you miss our third webinar (Wed, June 2) with Tufts Medical Center? Not to worry! Click the button below to register and get immediate access to the video recording.
We discussed the following topics as they relate to the specific needs of Heart Failure (HF), LVAD, & Transplant Patients:
- Explore co-morbidities developed from immunosuppression
- Side effects of transplants
- Topics to be discussed include cancer, cataracts, cardiac allograft vasculopathy
- Risk of organ rejection
The discussion focused on post-transplant survival rates, particularly beyond the first few years. Questions included…What happens to patients once they move past the first few years of living with their new heart? What are the survival rates, maladies, and causes of death as time marches on? What research and developments are being done to address these causes and to extend the average life of a heart transplant patient?
Webinar 4: HeartBrothers House
Did you miss our fourth webinar (Wed, August 11)? Not to worry! Click the button below to register and get immediate access to the video recording.
Would you like to join future webinars? Let us know your name and email address to get specifics as future events are solidified.
Support the HeartBrothers Foundation
The need to support heart transplant patients, heart failure patients, and VAD patients is so incredibly important. Proudly, we have never been in an oversubscribed position. Please don’t let us reach that point. We never want to be forced to say to a patient, “No. We can’t help you at this time.”
*Donations via check are also accepted. Please make payments payable to “HeartBrothers Foundation” and mail to The HeartBrothers Foundation, 225 Cedar Hill Street, Suite 200, Marlborough, MA 01752.
Thank you for your support.