Entries in heart transplant (2)


Revived Heart Transplant Program at Batson Children’s Hospital Builds on a 20-Year Legacy 

Produced by Jim Albritton | KJ Page is the fourth child since September 2011 to receive a heart transplant at Batson Children’s Hospital. The revived program builds on a 20-year legacy that began in 1992 when a Rankin County five-year-old became the first child in Mississippi to undergo the then groundbreaking surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. 


Behind the Scenes | Winona Boy is First to Benefit From Mississippi's New Pediatric Heart Transplant Program

Produced by Jim Albritton | Malcolm Jones is the first child to receive a heart transplant at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in eight years. The 13 year-old Winona boy's transplant signals the reactivation of the pediatric heart transplant program by the congenital heart surgery team at Batson Children's Hospital. | For more information, go to the University of Mississippi Medical Center.