Stanford Heart-Lung Transplant: Steve Rasmussen's story
Steve Rasmussen was diagnosed at age 3 with cystic fibrosis, a disease that causes the lungs to produce an abnormal amount of mucous. When Rasmussen was 28, doctors began to talk about transplant—and not just lungs, but a heart, too. Steve Rasmussen became Stanford's 50th heart-lung transplant—and on April 1, 2013, he celebrated 25 years since the surgery. Full story: