Heart Transplant

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Balt. Co. Girl Celebrates First Year With New Heart

A Baltimore County girl born with a diseased heart needed a new one to survive. WJZ was in the operating room at Johns Hopkins when she got one. Now, one year later, WJZ was there again when the Parrott family got some life-changing news.

03/30/2015

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Madison Parrott Gets A Heart And A Second Chance

When WJZ first introduced you to little Madison Parrott, she was fighting for her life and wondering every day when and if she’d get a new heart. Now Maddy’s prayers are answered and it all started with a life-changing phone call that said she’s getting a new heart.

04/29/2014

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Battle Against Time: 4-Year-Old Needs Heart Transplant

Every day–every hour–could make a difference in the life of little Madison Parrott. It’s a battle against time for the 4-year-old, who is at the top of the waiting list for a lifesaving heart transplant.

02/04/2014

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After 30 Years, Md. Man Is One Of The Longest-Surviving Heart Transplant Patients

A Maryland man celebrates the 30th anniversary of his heart transplant. This week’s milestone makes him one of the nation’s longest surviving heart transplant patients.

08/09/2013

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Funeral Held For 6-Year-Old Girl Who Died Awaiting 2nd Heart Transplant

A six-year-old awaiting a second heart transplant dies before the life-saving surgery. This weekend, family and friends said goodbye to the little girl.

07/06/2013

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Family Calls Girl Who Died Awaiting 2nd Heart Transplant ‘A Miracle’

A Catonsville community is remembering a 6-year-old girl who died after her body rejected a heart transplant.

07/02/2013

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6-Year-Old Dies Waiting For New Heart

A sad update to a story WJZ has been following for some time now. The little girl in need of a new heart has died.

07/01/2013

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6-Year-Old Catonsville Girl Fights For Her Life After Heart Transplant

Sad news for a little Baltimore County girl, fighting to survive after a heart transplant. Word from her family that the six-year-old’s body rejected the donor heart, nine days after surgery.

06/27/2013

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Heart Of Teen Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash Donated To Classmate; Reward Offered To Find Driver

A 15-year-old Pasadena teen dies in an April hit-and-run accident. But his heart is still beating.

05/06/2013