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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Receiving a new heart

Nurse Tami Sather grabs the donor heart from an iced solution, taking it to the surgery field behind her led by UW Medical Center cardiac surgeon, Dr. Nahush Mokadam who is replacing Christopher Marshalls artificial heart that is sitting in the tray at the left. Marshall received an artificial heart at the UW in February. Today he is receiving a new donor heart replacing the artificial heart that kept him alive long enough for the transplant.

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