Doctors say former Vice President Dick Cheney, 71, did not receive special treatment when he was given a new heart Saturday. Mr. Cheney had severe congestive heart failure and had suffered five heart attacks in the past 25 years. (Associated Press)

Doctors say former Vice President Dick Cheney, 71, did not receive special treatment when he was given a new heart Saturday. Mr. Cheney had severe congestive heart failure and had suffered five heart attacks in the past 25 years. (Associated Press)