On November 23, 2012, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute performed its 500 th heart transplant, less than 24 hours after numbers 498 and 499. Each heart transplant is a life-changing gift for the recipient and a moment for celebration in itself. Join us as we celebrate this major milestone.
Read more about our 500 th transplant:
- A Major Milestone for Heart Transplants (The Beat)
- Heart Institute Reaches Milestone: Performs 500th Heart Transplant (news release) (pdf)
See photos from the transplant procedure and the celebration reception:
Watch a testimonial from a recent transplant patient:
Learn more about heart transplant at the Heart Institute:
Become an organ donor: