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Remove economic barriers to living donor organ transplants - STAT
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:03:45 GMT

Remove economic barriers to living donor organ transplants  STAT

Thousands of Americans die each year waiting for liver or kidney transplants. Living donors could help, but economic barriers make doing that difficult.


Another blow for Jewish Hospital: It's suspending heart transplants - Courier Journal
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:17:00 GMT

Another blow for Jewish Hospital: It's suspending heart transplants  Courier Journal

KentuckyOne Health says Jewish Hospital in Louisville will suspend its once-groundbreaking heart transplant program.


Denver’s Porter Adventist Hospital in “final stages” of restarting organ transplants a year after suspending services - The Denver Post
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:13:00 GMT

Denver’s Porter Adventist Hospital in “final stages” of restarting organ transplants a year after suspending services  The Denver Post

Denver's Porter Adventist Hospital, which suspended its organ transplant operations last summer, is in the "final stages" of restarting the program.


'A Transplant is a Treatment and Not a Cure and No Matter What You Do, it Could Still Fail' - KBIA
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:58:04 GMT

'A Transplant is a Treatment and Not a Cure and No Matter What You Do, it Could Still Fail'  KBIA

JT Thomas is a senior at the University of Missouri and is studying biology and business. He spoke at an event hosted by KBIA and Missouri Health Talks at.


The Latest: Millen recovers from heart transplant surgery - Star Tribune
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:36:28 GMT

The Latest: Millen recovers from heart transplant surgery  Star Tribune

CHICAGO — The Latest from Big Ten football media days (all times local):. 11:25 a.m.. Matt Millen will be back in a broadcast booth when the coming college ...


A Renewed Call To Extend Medicare For Kidney Transplant Anti-Rejection Drugs : Shots - Health News - NPR
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:01:00 GMT

A Renewed Call To Extend Medicare For Kidney Transplant Anti-Rejection Drugs : Shots - Health News  NPR

People under 65 who get kidney transplants can rely on Medicare to cover only three years of post-transplant treatment. There's a new call to extend coverage ...


Tearful reunion between heart transplant recipient, family of boy who died 7 years ago - KPRC Click2Houston
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:41:15 GMT

Tearful reunion between heart transplant recipient, family of boy who died 7 years ago  KPRC Click2Houston

A couple received an emotional and unforgettable surprise gift on the day of their wedding day Friday afternoon. Years after losing their son, they met the man ...


Albert Haynesworth, former NFL All-Pro, discharged from hospital, awaits kidney transplant - CBS Sports
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:20:00 GMT

Albert Haynesworth, former NFL All-Pro, discharged from hospital, awaits kidney transplant  CBS Sports

Former NFL All-Pro Albert Haynesworth has been discharged from Williamson Medical Center in Nashville after kidney treatments, and now he's thanking the ...


Our happy little boy will die without a stem cell transplant but we can’t find a match… we’re desperate - The Sun
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 13:35:00 GMT

Our happy little boy will die without a stem cell transplant but we can’t find a match… we’re desperate  The Sun

WITHOUT the help of a stranger, little Finn Hill's future hangs in the balance. The seven-year-old, nicknamed Finn the Fabulous, is just one of a handful of ...


Stevie Wonder To Receive Kidney Transplant: Is This An Emergency? - Forbes
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 19:40:19 GMT

Stevie Wonder To Receive Kidney Transplant: Is This An Emergency?  Forbes

Stevie Wonder will receive a kidney transplant in the coming months. Kidney disease is surprisingly common, especially in minority populations. Kidney ...


UNLV OC Cotton waiting for heart transplant - ESPN
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 22:30:57 GMT

UNLV OC Cotton waiting for heart transplant  ESPN

UNLV offensive coordinator Barney Cotton is awaiting a heart transplant and will not coach on the field this season.


An important first step toward eliminating the transplant waitlist - Healthcare Dive
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:46:32 GMT

An important first step toward eliminating the transplant waitlist  Healthcare Dive

The following is a guest post from Donna Cryer, president and CEO of the liver disease nonprofit Global Liver Institute. On Wednesday, the president signed an ...


Former Husker player, assistant coach Cotton waiting for heart transplant - Lincoln Journal Star
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:00:00 GMT

Former Husker player, assistant coach Cotton waiting for heart transplant  Lincoln Journal Star

LAS VEGAS — UNLV offensive coordinator Barney Cotton is awaiting a heart transplant and will not coach on the field this season.


Trump signs executive order revamping kidney care, organ transplantation - Washington Post
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump signs executive order revamping kidney care, organ transplantation  Washington Post

The Trump administration pledged Wednesday to reduce end-stage kidney disease by 25 percent over the next 11 years by providing better care of people early ...


Successful first year of Hep C organ transplants - UW Medicine Newsroom
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:56:39 GMT

Successful first year of Hep C organ transplants  UW Medicine Newsroom

"We see patients who have received and are doing well after an organ transplant who might not have lived ... if we had not had this program in place," says Dr.


Caught on camera: Lifesaving medicine stolen from heart transplant recipient - KIRO Seattle
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:55:55 GMT

Caught on camera: Lifesaving medicine stolen from heart transplant recipient  KIRO Seattle

A Pierce County man said a stranger with a dog was captured on camera stealing two packages last Tuesday containing lifesaving medication that had been ...


Caught on video: 'Porch pirate' snatches heart transplant medication - WKYT
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 01:55:29 GMT

Caught on video: 'Porch pirate' snatches heart transplant medication  WKYT

The stolen boxes could have cost a heart transplant recipient his life.


Researchers Discover How T Cells Cause Post-Transplant Damage - On Cancer - Memorial Sloan Kettering
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT

Researchers Discover How T Cells Cause Post-Transplant Damage  On Cancer - Memorial Sloan Kettering

Innovative imaging techniques shed light on intestinal damage that occurs after bone marrow transplant.


Discover how survivors of China's organ transplant trade are to mobilise across all major cities - Health Europa
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:13:00 GMT

Discover how survivors of China's organ transplant trade are to mobilise across all major cities  Health Europa

Tens of thousands of people will take to the streets across the world, as pressure mounts for China to end the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners and its ...


Renowned transplant surgeon new dean of UA College of Medicine-Tucson - Arizona Daily Star
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:09:00 GMT

Renowned transplant surgeon new dean of UA College of Medicine-Tucson  Arizona Daily Star

A renowned surgeon who performed the first successful liver transplant at Northwestern University was named the new dean of the UA College of Medicine in ...


Thief steals packages containing medicine for heart transplant recipient - Tacoma News Tribune
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 19:31:00 GMT

Thief steals packages containing medicine for heart transplant recipient  Tacoma News Tribune

Surveillance video shows a man stealing packages from a South Hill home containing necessary medication for a heart transplant recipient's condition.


Northwestern transplant chief leaving • Health care IT funding hits record • County building Belmont-Cragin health center - Crain's Chicago Business
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:15:00 GMT

Northwestern transplant chief leaving • Health care IT funding hits record • County building Belmont-Cragin health center  Crain's Chicago Business

Dr. Michael M. I. Abecassis, founder of Northwestern Medicine's Comprehensive Transplant Center is leaving to become dean of the University of Arizona ...


ESA Improves Quality of Life in Kidney Transplant Recipients - Renal and Urology News
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:30:00 GMT

ESA Improves Quality of Life in Kidney Transplant Recipients  Renal and Urology News

Treating anemia with recombinant human erythropoietin improves some quality of life measures, but does not slow decline in graft function in kidney transplant ...


Patient feels 'thrown away' as Jewish Hospital suspends heart transplants - WDRB
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:50:00 GMT

Patient feels 'thrown away' as Jewish Hospital suspends heart transplants  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Jewish Hospital's abrupt announcement that it plans to suspend its heart transplant program left Mike McCoy feeling like he's been ...


Specific Variables Improve Disease Severity Discrimination Among CF Transplant Candidates - Pulmonology Advisor
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:30:00 GMT

Specific Variables Improve Disease Severity Discrimination Among CF Transplant Candidates  Pulmonology Advisor

Including Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry variables in the lung allocation score calculation allowed for enhanced discrimination of disease severity ...


Cleveland Clinic: First baby in North America born after a womb transplant from a dead donor - CBS News
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cleveland Clinic: First baby in North America born after a womb transplant from a dead donor  CBS News

Cleveland Clinic says it has delivered the first baby in North America after a womb transplant from a dead donor.


New study highlights advantages of living-donor liver transplant over deceased donor - EurekAlert
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:40:23 GMT

New study highlights advantages of living-donor liver transplant over deceased donor  EurekAlert

New research from UPMC and Pitt shows that living-donor liver transplant offers numerous advantages over deceased-donor transplant, including superior ...


Everything you need to know about organ transplants - Medical News Today
Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Everything you need to know about organ transplants  Medical News Today

Many people require organ transplants, and they rely on other people donating them. There are many more people waiting for an organ than have signed up to ...


How Overhaul of Kidney Transplant System Could Affect Patients - Healthline
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:54:19 GMT

How Overhaul of Kidney Transplant System Could Affect Patients  Healthline

On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a new initiative that would transform the kidney transplant system and help thousands receive an organ ...


OHSU heart transplant deaths rose before program shut down - Becker's Hospital Review
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:48:00 GMT

OHSU heart transplant deaths rose before program shut down  Becker's Hospital Review

The heart transplant program at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital saw a spike in patient deaths in the year before the program's suspension, reports ...


After decades of innovation, Jewish Hospital suspends heart transplant program - WAVE 3
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 06:27:00 GMT

After decades of innovation, Jewish Hospital suspends heart transplant program  WAVE 3

Jewish Hospital, which performed it's first organ transplant on September 3, 1964, will continue to perform liver, lung, pancreas and kidney transplants.


ECMO use outpacing mechanical ventilation in lung transplantation - Healio
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:42:45 GMT

ECMO use outpacing mechanical ventilation in lung transplantation  Healio

In the past decade, the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation has increased significantly, whereas the use of ...


Toddler with rare genetic disease has successful heart transplant - South China Morning Post
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 09:54:25 GMT

Toddler with rare genetic disease has successful heart transplant  South China Morning Post

Hui Chi-hoi, who is 20 months old, has restrictive cardiomyopathy, which leads to multiple organ failure and also claimed the life of his elder brother. Surgery ...


Chesapeake firefighter in desperate need of stem cell transplant shares message - WTKR News 3
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:55:00 GMT

Chesapeake firefighter in desperate need of stem cell transplant shares message  WTKR News 3

52-year-old Lisa Brandt has been working as a Chesapeake firefighter for 18 years now. But, up until recently, she hasn't been putting out any flames because ...


Transplant recipients may soon have a test to protect against organ rejection - Horizon magazine
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Transplant recipients may soon have a test to protect against organ rejection  Horizon magazine

To help prevent organ rejection, transplant recipients could receive drug cocktails personalised to their own immune systems if a new test, which has passed ...


12 patients saved with Hep C transplant protocol in Year 1 - UW Medicine Newsroom
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:34:03 GMT

12 patients saved with Hep C transplant protocol in Year 1  UW Medicine Newsroom

In the first year of a new protocol, UW Medicine specialists transplanted 13 patients with donor organs – seven hearts and six livers – from people who had ...


Stevie Wonder to Have Kidney Transplant - WebMD
Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Stevie Wonder to Have Kidney Transplant  WebMD

He made the announcement Saturday at a concert in London, England, and said he did so to quell rumors, the Associated Press reported.


Call of duty–Kewanee police chief’s kidney transplant made possible with technology, loving wife - Kewanee Star Courier
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 22:13:43 GMT

Call of duty–Kewanee police chief’s kidney transplant made possible with technology, loving wife  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee Police Chief Troy Ainley has never minded taking the less traveled path on important issues. He became the chief of police by way of the Kewanee ...


Preseving Fertility in Women with CF Prior to Transplant Focus of $150,000 NIH Grant - Cystic Fibrosis News Today
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Preseving Fertility in Women with CF Prior to Transplant Focus of $150,000 NIH Grant  Cystic Fibrosis News Today

A $150000 NIH grant supports research into fertility among women with CF, and awareness of steps needed for biological children prior to a lung transplant.


People of Color Are Less Likely to Receive Organ Transplants - Undark Magazine
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

People of Color Are Less Likely to Receive Organ Transplants  Undark Magazine

Racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S. often wait far longer for a much-needed new organ — or never receive one at all.


Stevie Wonder's Kidney Transplant: What to Know - Healthline
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Stevie Wonder's Kidney Transplant: What to Know  Healthline

Stevie Wonder announced on Saturday that he'll undergo a kidney transplant in September. The 69-year-old music legend made the announcement during a ...


NJ To Host Transplant Games For Organ Donors, Recipients Next Summer - WCBS 880
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:37:14 GMT

NJ To Host Transplant Games For Organ Donors, Recipients Next Summer  WCBS 880

New Jersey will host a unique, Olympic-style event for recipients of organ transplants next summer.


Amyloidosis Linked to Lower Long-term Survival Following Kidney Transplant - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:50:22 GMT

Amyloidosis Linked to Lower Long-term Survival Following Kidney Transplant  AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Amyloidosis may impact long-term survival rates of patients receiving kidney transplants, according to a new study, which found that patients who had end-stage ...


St. Cloud woman reflects on liver transplant 1 year later - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:11:41 GMT

St. Cloud woman reflects on liver transplant 1 year later  Minneapolis Star Tribune

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Bel Kambach's dying liver had maybe seven days left by the time she received a transplant last summer. She read that assessment in her ...


Trump's order for more action on kidney disease may shrink organ transplant waitlists - The Conversation - US
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump's order for more action on kidney disease may shrink organ transplant waitlists  The Conversation - US

Every year, thousands of Americans with kidney failure who could benefit from life-saving transplants can't get the organs they need. A record number of people ...


Britain's longest surviving heart transplant patient makes plea for organ donors - Mirror Online
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:00:00 GMT

Britain's longest surviving heart transplant patient makes plea for organ donors  Mirror Online

EXCLUSIVE: Steve Syer says the slump in transplant numbers across the country is 'devastating'


Jewish Hospital transplant program at risk with 1 heart transplant performed in 6 months - Becker's Hospital Review
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:56:00 GMT

Jewish Hospital transplant program at risk with 1 heart transplant performed in 6 months  Becker's Hospital Review

Louisville, Ky.-based Jewish Hospital's transplant program is at risk of closing after performing just one heart transplant in the first six months of this year, ...


Roles reverse for transplant tech - 69News WFMZ-TV
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:23:00 GMT

Roles reverse for transplant tech  69News WFMZ-TV

When someone gets sick, they do all they can to find treatments and cures for their disease. However, one particular woman made a whole career based off her ...


The problem with organ transplants is not enough cold, hard cash - Washington Examiner
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:43:00 GMT

The problem with organ transplants is not enough cold, hard cash  Washington Examiner

Every day 13 Americans die while waiting for a kidney transplant. This is a problem we can solve by waving a little money around. The reason we don't is that ...


Deaths at OHSU heart transplant program spiked before program shut down - OregonLive
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 01:10:00 GMT

Deaths at OHSU heart transplant program spiked before program shut down  OregonLive

In 2017, the year before every cardiologist in the OHSU Hospital heart transplant program quit, the program experienced an alarming number of patient deaths, ...


Teen's mysterious illness after kidney transplant caused by tick bite - KMBC Kansas City
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:57:00 GMT

Teen's mysterious illness after kidney transplant caused by tick bite  KMBC Kansas City

Doctors at Children's Mercy Hospital will write up the case for medical journals.


Zafar Grotto Rafaz Club to host benefit for kidney transplant | News, Sports, Jobs - Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:10:25 GMT

Zafar Grotto Rafaz Club to host benefit for kidney transplant | News, Sports, Jobs  Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Zafar Grotto Rafaz Club is set to host a cornhole tournament benefit event for Jeffrey Burget, a local in need of a kidney transplant. Burget has a donor, but.


This CEO is trying to genetically modify pig organs for human transplant and turn more Sci-Fi ideas into common cures - CNBC
Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

This CEO is trying to genetically modify pig organs for human transplant and turn more Sci-Fi ideas into common cures  CNBC

United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt is a trailblazer in drug development for rare diseases. She is now developing technology to tackle the organ ...


Kidney transplant donor: Scientists study brains of altruistic donors who give their organs to strangers - CBS News
Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kidney transplant donor: Scientists study brains of altruistic donors who give their organs to strangers  CBS News

There were more than 20000 kidney transplants in the United States last year, with just a few hundred coming from altruistic donors.


Transplant recipient honors donor every year by delivering Donatos Pizza to IU Health staff - FOX 59 Indianapolis
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:27:00 GMT

Transplant recipient honors donor every year by delivering Donatos Pizza to IU Health staff  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – One transplant recipient is celebrating her donor in a special way—with pizza! Lisa Stiffler received a life-saving pancreas transplant from ...


CMS releases ESRD Treatment Choices payment model for increasing home dialysis, transplant - Healio
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:17:34 GMT

CMS releases ESRD Treatment Choices payment model for increasing home dialysis, transplant  Healio

HHS released a proposed rule on July 10 that would provide incentives of up to 3% in adjusted payments to nephrologists and dialysis providers who improve ...


The Death of a Patient and the Future of Fecal Transplants - WIRED
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 13:00:00 GMT

The Death of a Patient and the Future of Fecal Transplants  WIRED

Poop transplants work so well against some infections that they're becoming a first line of defense. But two bad incidents raise questions about what's next.


Your Health: Veteran seeks help for kidney transplant - KULR-TV
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:56:00 GMT

Your Health: Veteran seeks help for kidney transplant  KULR-TV

A Marine vet from Florida is using his truck to get the word out about his need for a kidney transplant.


Getting on 'The List': The First Second Chance in My Mom's IPF Journey - Pulmonary Fibrosis News
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Getting on 'The List': The First Second Chance in My Mom's IPF Journey  Pulmonary Fibrosis News

This year, the central focus of my life has been my mom needing — and then receiving — a double-lung transplant. I've met a lot of people whose lives are also ...


Robotic Pancreas Transplant; Nasal Testosterone Success; Pet Hyperthyroidism - MedPage Today
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:32:25 GMT

Robotic Pancreas Transplant; Nasal Testosterone Success; Pet Hyperthyroidism  MedPage Today

Robotic surgery helped improve outcomes in patients with obesity and type 1 diabetes following a pancreas transplant. "We think that robotic techniques can ...


Photos: Philadelphia transplant takes to the Mississippi River to focus on his music - Quad City Times
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:28:00 GMT

Photos: Philadelphia transplant takes to the Mississippi River to focus on his music  Quad City Times

David Cohen of Davenport practices his bagpipes on the Davenport riverfront, Wednesday. Cohen moved to the Quad-Cities from Philadelphia wanting to live ...


Stevie Wonder reveals he's getting a kidney transplant - CBS News
Sun, 07 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Stevie Wonder reveals he's getting a kidney transplant  CBS News

The music legend said he will take a break from performing to undergo surgery this fall.


In US 1st, baby is born from dead donor's transplanted womb - ABC News
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

In US 1st, baby is born from dead donor's transplanted womb  ABC News

The Cleveland Clinic says it has delivered the first baby in North America after a womb transplant from a dead donor. Uterine transplants have enabled more ...


Hematopoietic Transplantation - Fred Hutch News Service
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 05:39:32 GMT

Hematopoietic Transplantation  Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. E. Donnall Thomas discovered a way to treat leukemia by eradicating malignant white blood cells in the bone marrow using chemotherapy and radiation, ...


New UA Medical Dean Performed 1st Liver Transplant - Patch.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:36:03 GMT

New UA Medical Dean Performed 1st Liver Transplant  Patch.com

New UA Medical Dean Performed 1st Liver Transplant - Tucson, AZ - Dr. Michael M.I. Abecassis, the new dean of the University of Arizona College of ...


Robotic pancreas transplant offers hope for obese patients with Type 1 diabetes - EurekAlert
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Robotic pancreas transplant offers hope for obese patients with Type 1 diabetes  EurekAlert

Surgeons at UI Health have demonstrated that obese patients with Type 1 diabetes can safely receive a pancreas transplant when the surgery is performed ...


Transplants Using Patients' Own Skin May Be Effective in RDEB, Trial Suggests - Epidermolysis Bullosa News
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:27:00 GMT

Transplants Using Patients' Own Skin May Be Effective in RDEB, Trial Suggests  Epidermolysis Bullosa News

Transplants using patients' own healthy skin may be an effective, safe and long-term treatment for skin ulcers in RDEB, a small trial suggests.


Joint base family celebrates son's life-saving organ transplant - Burlington County Times
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Joint base family celebrates son's life-saving organ transplant  Burlington County Times

Two years have passed since the liver transplant surgery that saved Jude Ward's life.


Shingles vaccine safely prevents outbreaks among stem cell transplant patients: The study could offer hope to others with severely compromised immune systems - Science Daily
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Shingles vaccine safely prevents outbreaks among stem cell transplant patients: The study could offer hope to others with severely compromised immune systems  Science Daily

A newer form of shingles vaccine reduced outbreaks of the painful rash among patients who were transplanted with their own stem cells, according to a new ...


RCC in Advanced CKD: A Transplant Dilemma - Cancer Therapy Advisor
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:00:00 GMT

RCC in Advanced CKD: A Transplant Dilemma  Cancer Therapy Advisor

Non-dialysis patients with advanced CKD diagnosed with renal malignancies grapple with the dual threat of renal failure and cancer progression.


OHSU says burnout, staffing shortage led to heart transplant program closure - OregonLive
Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OHSU says burnout, staffing shortage led to heart transplant program closure  OregonLive

Heart transplant cardiologists were burned out and understaffed and complained of poor communication within OHSU Hospital when they left, according to a ...


Ed Henry calls in to give update on liver transplant recovery: 'We've succeeded in victory' - Fox News
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:47:27 GMT

Ed Henry calls in to give update on liver transplant recovery: 'We've succeeded in victory'  Fox News

Fox News Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry called into "Fox & Friends" on Saturday to give viewers an update on his and his sister's recovery from a liver ...


B.C. marks 50 years of organ donations, transplants - CTV News
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 23:58:00 GMT

B.C. marks 50 years of organ donations, transplants  CTV News

It was in 1969 that B.C. started organ transplants and this year marks the 50th year of organ donations and transplants.


Ex-Met Ed Kranepool Selling Memorabilia After Kidney Transplant - Long Island Press
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:55:51 GMT

Ex-Met Ed Kranepool Selling Memorabilia After Kidney Transplant  Long Island Press

New York Mets legend Ed Kranepool is selling sports memorabilia from his Syosset home this summer to help pay his medical bills after undergoing a kidney ...


Newly Diagnosed Myeloma: Transplant Ineligibility and Treatment - OncLive
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:00:50 GMT

Newly Diagnosed Myeloma: Transplant Ineligibility and Treatment  OncLive

Shifting their focus to newly diagnosed transplant-ineligible myeloma, key opinion leaders reflect on evolving strategies for frailer patients.


Trump executive order on organ transplants will fuel a little-known biotech company, Raymond James says - CNBC
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump executive order on organ transplants will fuel a little-known biotech company, Raymond James says  CNBC

President Donald Trump is poised to sign an executive order that would increase kidney transplants, and Raymond James says biotech firm CareDx could ...


Former NFL player Albert Haynesworth in 'dire need' of kidney transplant, asks fans for help - Fox News
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 10:47:14 GMT

Former NFL player Albert Haynesworth in 'dire need' of kidney transplant, asks fans for help  Fox News

Former NFL player Albert Haynesworth took to Instagram Wednesday to inform his followers that doctors told him he's in “dire need” of a kidney transplant and ...


Man attempts to rob store to pay for daughter's kidney transplant: police | TheHill - The Hill
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Man attempts to rob store to pay for daughter's kidney transplant: police | TheHill  The Hill

Police are searching for a man who they say attempted to rob a Philadelphia store at gunpoint to get money for his daughter's kidney transplant,


Chicago-Area Sisters Spark Kidney Transplant Chain Reaction - NBC Chicago
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Chicago-Area Sisters Spark Kidney Transplant Chain Reaction  NBC Chicago

A pair of sisters who donated their kidneys in honor of their father's memory, ended up generating a chain reaction that enabled five other Chicago-area ...


Jewish Hospital’s transplant program is in trouble. Its demise would have far-reaching consequences. - Insider Louisville
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Jewish Hospital’s transplant program is in trouble. Its demise would have far-reaching consequences.  Insider Louisville

Jewish Hospital's pioneering transplant program is in trouble, and its demise could produce far-reaching repercussions on the community. Surgical teams have ...


How a face transplant helped suicide survivor get his life back - Fox News
Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How a face transplant helped suicide survivor get his life back  Fox News

Cameron Underwood was just a normal man in his 20s, enjoying an active life in California—on the outside.


Q&A: Marathon-Running Doc Boosts Organ Transplants, Targets Diabetes Cure - University of Virginia
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Q&A: Marathon-Running Doc Boosts Organ Transplants, Targets Diabetes Cure  University of Virginia

University of Virginia Health System surgeon Dr. José Oberholzer has performed more than 1,000 transplant-related surgeries and, since becoming director of ...


Be The Match: Diversity in bone marrow transplant donors could save more lives - ActionNewsJax.com
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:03:45 GMT

Be The Match: Diversity in bone marrow transplant donors could save more lives  ActionNewsJax.com

Andrew Garcia is earning his associate degree and has big dreams.


Man robs store for daughter kidney transplant, returns money - Washington Examiner
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Man robs store for daughter kidney transplant, returns money  Washington Examiner

A Philadelphia man entered a smoke shop and robbed it, demanding money for his daughter's kidney transplant. But then he handed the wad of cash back.


Hospitals eye new transplant programs - Fox 35 Orlando
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 03:32:00 GMT

Hospitals eye new transplant programs  Fox 35 Orlando

It's been less than two weeks since Florida jettisoned some long-standing regulations for hospitals, but several facilities across the state are already gearing up ...


Mother of 5 battling rare disease needs liver transplant - WNEM Saginaw
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:10:00 GMT

Mother of 5 battling rare disease needs liver transplant  WNEM Saginaw

A Mid-Michigan mother of five children was diagnosed with stage four liver disease and a rare skin disease called xanthoma.


Children Who Received Organ Transplants Get Summer Camp Experience In Blue Bell - CBS Philly
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:49:00 GMT

Children Who Received Organ Transplants Get Summer Camp Experience In Blue Bell  CBS Philly

BLUE BELL, Pa. (CBS) — It's a special week for 27 children who had organ transplants, all thanks to a camp in Blue Bell that was put together by the Gift of Life ...


OHSU heart transplant deaths spiked before program shut down - Associated Press
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 13:59:48 GMT

OHSU heart transplant deaths spiked before program shut down  Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In 2017, the year before every cardiologist in the Oregon Health & Science University Hospital heart transplant program quit, the ...


Longford woman who needs a life-saving kidney transplant found a donor by calling in to a radio show - Irish Mirror
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:25:00 GMT

Longford woman who needs a life-saving kidney transplant found a donor by calling in to a radio show  Irish Mirror

Jillian McNulty, 43, is hoping to undergo the crucial operation in the coming weeks.


Race-matched liver transplants improve survival for black patients with hepatocellular carcinoma - Healio
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Race-matched liver transplants improve survival for black patients with hepatocellular carcinoma  Healio

Race-matched liver transplants significantly improved OS among black patients with early hepatocellular carcinoma, according to study results published in ...


TUTH performs second living donor liver transplant - Himalayan Times
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:46:51 GMT

TUTH performs second living donor liver transplant  Himalayan Times

Kathmandu, July 19. Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital conducted its second living donor liver transplant today. A team led by Ramesh Singh Bhandari ...


Parents charged with child abuse for missing follow-up appointments after baby had liver transplant - WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 18:49:00 GMT

Parents charged with child abuse for missing follow-up appointments after baby had liver transplant  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

SANTA FE, N.M. -- A child who had a liver transplant missed several doctors' appointments and didn't get his medication, and now, his parents are charged with ...


Why hepatitis C-positive kidney transplants are giving ailing veterans hope - The Gazette
Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Why hepatitis C-positive kidney transplants are giving ailing veterans hope  The Gazette

IOWA CITY — Three months after receiving his kidney transplant, Jack Jones Jr. returned to the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Iowa City for his checkup. Jones ...


Startling China organ claims raise alarm about transplant research - Nature.com
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Startling China organ claims raise alarm about transplant research  Nature.com

Researchers hope the conclusions of a people's tribunal will pressure journals to reject papers that might include data from unethical transplants.


Soaring obesity rates fuel doubling in the number of organs which cannot be transplanted - The Telegraph
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:53:00 GMT

Soaring obesity rates fuel doubling in the number of organs which cannot be transplanted  The Telegraph

NHS transplants are declining because soaring obesity rates have fuelled a doubling in the number of unusable organs in the last decade, a stark report shows.


Transplant specialist breaks down what Ed Henry can expect after liver donation to his sister - Fox News
Sun, 07 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Transplant specialist breaks down what Ed Henry can expect after liver donation to his sister  Fox News

Liver specialist Dr. Joe Galati appeared with Ed Henry on "Fox & Friends" on Sunday to discuss Henry's upcoming surgery to donate part of his liver to his ailing ...


Transplant Biomedicals touts kidney transport device study results - Mass Device
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Transplant Biomedicals touts kidney transport device study results  Mass Device

Transplant Biomedicals (Barcelona, Spain) said the first-in-human clinical trial of its kidney transportation device has yielded positive results. The 32-patient ...


BMI impacts allograft outcomes in kidney transplant for recipients with type 2 diabetes - Healio
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

BMI impacts allograft outcomes in kidney transplant for recipients with type 2 diabetes  Healio

BOSTON — For transplant recipients with type 2 diabetes, delayed graft function was more common in those with higher BMIs and allograft survival was lowest ...


Florida Hospitals Eye New Transplant Programs - WUSF News
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:35:25 GMT

Florida Hospitals Eye New Transplant Programs  WUSF News

By Christine Sexton / News *Service* of Florida It's been less than two weeks since Florida jettisoned some long-standing regulations for hospitals, but.


Stevie Wonder to Undergo a Kidney Transplant - Cashbox Magazine Canada
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Stevie Wonder to Undergo a Kidney Transplant  Cashbox Magazine Canada

Stevie Wonder is to undergo a kidney transplant. The 69-year-old singer told the crowd at a gig in London's Hyde Park on 6 July that he would give three more ...


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