Tyler Montgomery of Port Franks, Ont., is wasting no time starting his second chance at life, a year after a life-saving heart transplant at Toronto General Hospital. He even got down on one knee at the London Health Sciences Centre where he received followup care, in “the place that takes care of my heart,” to propose to his girlfriend.
Transplant Finale Recap: Bash Gets a Shocking Visitor — Plus, Grade It!
RELATED STORIES Who is that?! That’s the big question following Transplant‘s Season 1 finale on Tuesday, which concludes with Bash and his sister Amira spotting a familiar face at the hospital’s front desk. Amira immediately rushes to the Syrian woman and happily embraces her, while a stunned Bash looks on. Then he, too, approaches. “I […]
Transplant Sneak Peek: Bashir Impresses on His First Day of Work
RELATED STORIES First day jitters at work? Nah, Transplant‘s Dr. Bashir Hamed (played by Jett‘s Hamza Haq) displays nothing of the sort on Tuesday’s episode (NBC, 10/9c) of the transplanted Canadian medical drama. In TVLine’s exclusive sneak peek from the installment, titled “Tell Me Who You Are,” Bashir — who was a doctor in Syria […]
Transplant on NBC: Grade the Premiere
RELATED STORIES Contrary to what Transplant‘s title may lead you to believe, Tuesday’s Stateside premiere of the Canadian drama is not about a medical transplant team — and that’s a good thing. Instead, the premise of the series — imported by NBC to fill its coronavirus-impacted fall schedule — is about something far more interesting: Bashir […]
Transplant: NBC Sets Premiere Date for Canadian Medical Drama
RELATED STORIES NBC has sewn up a premiere date for newly-acquired Canadian medical drama Transplant. The series’ inaugural 13-episode season will make its stateside debut on Tuesday, Sept. 1, immediately following America’s Got Talent. Transplant centers on Dr. Bashir “Bash” Hamed (played by Quantico‘s Hamza Haq), a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who […]
The Good Doctor Recap: Ridin' High — Plus, a Miraculous Face Transplant
Fall behind? Read our previous The Good Doctor recap here. This week on The Good Doctor, Shaun and Glassman get high and take a ridiculously expensive Uber ride. Meanwhile, Andrews leads Melendez, Lim and the residents through a difficult transplant procedure. Shaun takes a vacation day to look after Glassman, then performs a “practical, albeit anecdotal experiment” […]
Healthy baby born to woman following uterus transplant from deceased donor
Brazilian doctors are reporting the world’s first baby born to a woman with a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor.
Ice hockey fan gets life-saving kidney transplant after help sign at game goes viral
Some people thank their lucky stars when fortune smiles on them but Pittsburgh Penguins fan Kelly Sowatsky knows exactly who was behind her life-saving kidney transplant, after her plea for help was answered by a fellow supporter. School teacher Sowatsky, 31, was in desperate need of the transplant after her kidney function dropped to just […]
Canada’s first successful heart transplant was 50 years ago this week. Here’s how it happened
Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital is marking the 50th anniversary of Canada’s first successful heart transplant. “We showed that it can be done,” remembered a doctor involved in the landmark surgery.
A man who received a stem-cell transplant for multiple sclerosis can walk and dance again after suffering from the disease for a decade
AP Photo/Raquel Maria Dillon A man in England with multiple sclerosis can walk and dance for the first time in 10 years after receiving a stem cell transplant for the disease. Roy Palmer spent the last decade in a wheelchair without any feeling in his legs. He decided to undergo a procedure known as hematopoietic […]