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Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.



Format: 04/19/2014
Format: 04/19/2014


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Heart Pump Made Here Brings Hope to Cardiac Patients

Friday, July 16th, 2010

At one point, Gurcharan Gill's heart was so weak, he could barely lift a newspaper. After receiving the same heart pump recently implanted in former vice president Dick Cheney, Mr. Gill is back to living an active life and planning a vacation to his native India. Dr. Stephen Bailey, director of cardiac surgery at AGH, said the unique pump has dramatically  improved the treatment of congestive heart failure.

To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.

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