Dick Cheney Gets Heart Transplant

Filed Under (The HELL You Say!) by admin on 25-03-2012

Former Vice President Dick Cheney was the recipient of a heart transplant Saturday 3/24/2012.  He is reported to be resting and recovering at Virginia hospital, says a spokesman from his office.According to one of Cheney’s aids, Cheney had been waiting for the transplant for almost 2 years.  The donor of the gift of life is still yet unknown. Kara Ahern, a Cheney aid released a written statement saying “Although the former vice president and his family do not know the identity of the donor, they will be forever grateful for this lifesaving gift,”.  The statement was verified and authenticated by a number of close associates of Cheney.

According to reports, Cheney was in the ICU of Inova Fairfax Hospital, in Falls Church VA, recovering after the surgery earlier Saturday.

Vice President Cheney had suffered a heart attack in 2010, which was his fifth since the age of 37.  His past heart history includes bypass surgery in 1988.  He also had two subsequent angioplasties to open up coronary arteries, and had a pacemaker implanted in his chest back in 2001.

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