MDNews - Central Pennsylvania

February 2023

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Penn State Health's board-certified cardiologists and surgeons care for patients with the most complex heart conditions and are experts in the latest advances in organ transplantation. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center developed the first heart-assist pump and is recognized worldwide as a pioneering center for heart transplants. Today, it's the first and only hospital in Pennsylvania to use a revolutionary new transport device that brings people the heart they need in the safest way possible. Right here. Close to home. for more information: 717-531-4554 HVI-17649-22 170634 011422 MDNEWS • We're able to get donor hearts from farther away, so patients spend less time on the heart transplant list. • Hearts are better preserved, so patients recover faster. • 100% survival rate 30 days post-surgery Penn State Health ranks #1 in Pennsylvania and among the best in the U.S. for survival following heart transplant surgery. The Paragonix SherpaPak ® helps deliver the best patient outcomes by providing safer, temperature- controlled transport. Ranking by Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients Heart transplant pioneers Trust the team with the top survival rates in PA.

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