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Monday, August 06, 2012 | Buffalonews.com |  Cardiomyopathy in the News
Aisha Rivera needs to undergo a second heart transplant for her third lease on life. And she is only 20 years old. The Hamburg woman underwent her first heart transplant at age 10 in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center after experiencing cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle, according to her fiancé, Dennis Brown. He and Rivera's mother, Ana, have been at Rivera's side ever...
Wednesday, August 01, 2012 | Buffalonews.com |  Cardiomyopathy in the News
Aisha Rivera needs to undergo a second heart transplant for her third lease on life. And she is only 20 years old. The Hamburg woman underwent her first heart transplant at age 10 in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center after experiencing cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle, according to her fiancé, Dennis Brown. He and Rivera's mother, Ana, have been at Rivera's side ever...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 | Buffalonews.com |  Cardiomyopathy in the News
Wilson Greatbatch, an eclectic inventor known worldwide for creating the first heart pacemaker successfully implanted in a human being, died this morning in Oxford Village at Canterbury Woods in Amherst. He was 92. "He passed away peacefully and all of his children were with him," said Larry Maciariello, Greatbatch's son-in-law. "He had been there for some time," Maciariello said. "His hea...
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