Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sam Wyche awaiting heart transplant


ESPN | Katherine Terrell

Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Sam Wyche is in a North Carolina hospital as he seeks a heart transplant, the 71-year-old wrote on his website.

"I am in Carolinas Medical Center's Dickson Heart Unit in Charlotte, NC awaiting donor heart transplant," Wyche wrote. "If there is no match for a donor heart in the next few days, I will need to have an LVAD [Left Ventricular Assist Device, an artificial heart pump] implanted below my heart until a donor heart can be obtained. I have outstanding Sanger Clinic physicians and hospital staff taking care of me." Continue reading
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