In the space of just a few decades, transplant surgery has become safe and reliable thanks to improved immunosuppressive drugs and more advanced surgical techniques. Dr. Oz explores the progress being made with transplants as well as the many hurdles that must still be overcome. Former Major League Baseball player Frank Torre joins the show to share his personal journey as a heart transplant recipient. Plus, the future of growing and regenerating organs, artificial hearts and more amazing medical developments.
Printed from Oprah.com on Saturday, December 7, 2013