When A Stranger’s Heart Beats Inside You: A Heart Transplant Patient Gains Perspective After His Surgery
Up Voted | Michelle Woo
In Reddit’s Videos community, a redditor named Aaron details his own experience receiving a heart transplant a little over a year ago, and how that experience shaped him.
Aaron was 20 years old when he experienced end-stage heart failure and was rushed to a hospital in Utah, where doctors implanted a mechanical pump called a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) into his chest.
He shares the journey that came after with Upvoted.
After 9 months of waiting with his LVAD, Aaron got the call. A heart was waiting for him