Doctors Testing Warm, Beating Hearts in Transplant, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Reveals
Published: Dec 06, 2010
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Andrea Ybarra's donated heart was beating rhythmically by the time she awoke from the grogginess of her surgery. Lub-dub. Lub-dub. Lub-dub. In fact, it was warm and pumping even before doctors transplanted it.