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Her face transplant is failing after 6 years. Now this patient awaits an uncertain future - The Boston Globe
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:33:02 GMT

Her face transplant is failing after 6 years. Now this patient awaits an uncertain future  The Boston Globe

Carmen Blandin Tarleton and her doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital knew a face transplant would be especially perilous. Tarleton's potent immune ...


Undocumented immigrants' transplant survival rates on par with US citizens' - Medical Xpress
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:00:02 GMT

Undocumented immigrants' transplant survival rates on par with US citizens'  Medical Xpress

Unauthorized immigrants who receive liver transplants in the United States have comparable three-year survival rates to U.S. citizens, according to a study by ...


iBox: The First Universal and Validated Tool for Predicting the Risk of Kidney Transplant Loss - PRNewswire
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 06:00:00 GMT

iBox: The First Universal and Validated Tool for Predicting the Risk of Kidney Transplant Loss  PRNewswire

iBox is designed for clinicians to personalize and improve patient follow-up. iBox could also accelerate the development of new immunosuppressive treatments ...


Tower Health acquires Hahnemann University Hospital's kidney and liver transplant team - Lehigh Valley Business
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:39:08 GMT

Tower Health acquires Hahnemann University Hospital's kidney and liver transplant team  Lehigh Valley Business

Tower Health, the Berks County-based health network, has established the Tower Health Transplant Institute, which will become the new home for the former ...


2-year-old gets to go home following bone marrow transplant & chemo - WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 03:23:00 GMT

2-year-old gets to go home following bone marrow transplant & chemo  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - At two years old, Bryar Johnston has battled cancer twice and finally is in remission once again. Bryar was first diagnosed with acute ...


Sarah Hyland thanks brother for giving her 'the gift of life' after kidney transplant - GMA
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:31:06 GMT

Sarah Hyland thanks brother for giving her 'the gift of life' after kidney transplant  GMA

Sarah Hyland has been very transparent about her health issues in the last few years. The 28-year-old "Modern Family" actress, who was born with kidney ...


GM worker waiting on transplant ends up in hospital after car swerved near picket line - WZTV
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 01:20:55 GMT

GM worker waiting on transplant ends up in hospital after car swerved near picket line  WZTV

A local GM worker waiting on a heart transplant ended up in the hospital Thursday after a van tried to swerve around his picket line, almost running straight into ...


Oscar Saxelby-Lee: Cancer returns after stem cell transplant - BBC News
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:11:25 GMT

Oscar Saxelby-Lee: Cancer returns after stem cell transplant  BBC News

Oscar's family aim to raise £500000 to pay for further treatment they say is not available on the NHS.


Maribavir shows promise against CMV in transplant recipients - Healio
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:11:36 GMT

Maribavir shows promise against CMV in transplant recipients  Healio

Twice-daily maribavir demonstrated similar efficacy as valganciclovir in clearing cytomegalovirus viremia in hematopoietic-cell or solid-organ transplant ...


Why organ transplants are so expensive in the US - Business Insider
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Why organ transplants are so expensive in the US  Business Insider

Organ transplants are life-saving, but expensive. The average bill for a new kidney is over $400000. That's cheap compared to hearts, lungs, and intestines.


This Pennsylvania Woman Was “Almost Grateful” That She Needed a Heart Transplant - Philadelphia magazine
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 12:03:39 GMT

This Pennsylvania Woman Was “Almost Grateful” That She Needed a Heart Transplant  Philadelphia magazine

Alin Gragossian's had a hell of a year, between her emergent heart transplant and her workplace closing. Here's why she's remained upbeat.


Hepatitis C-infected kidneys function as well as others after transplant, study says - CNN
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Hepatitis C-infected kidneys function as well as others after transplant, study says  CNN

More transplant centers are willing to use kidneys infected with hepatitis C. With advances in treatment for hepatitis C, a new study finds the organs are viable ...


MELD-GRAIL-Na score may improve liver transplant waitlist mortality prediction - Healio
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:27:03 GMT

MELD-GRAIL-Na score may improve liver transplant waitlist mortality prediction  Healio

Replacing serum creatinine with estimated glomerular filtration rate in a patient's MELD-Na score appeared to improve waitlist mortality prediction among ...


Fundraisers set to help with liver transplant | News - Tifton Gazette
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Fundraisers set to help with liver transplant | News  Tifton Gazette

TIFTON — Beth Howell O'Kelley is waiting on a liver transplant to save her life. Her family is holding a series of fundraisers to help pay for the cost.


Cal’s Savannah Rennie returns from liver transplant, cancer to star on volleyball court - San Francisco Chronicle
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 20:24:12 GMT

Cal’s Savannah Rennie returns from liver transplant, cancer to star on volleyball court  San Francisco Chronicle

Savannah Rennie is on pace to graduate from one of the top public universities in the world. She's also thriving on the Cal volleyball team after overcoming a ...


Beyond war wounds: Caring for kidney transplant recipients in Syria - Doctors Without Borders
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:58:20 GMT

Beyond war wounds: Caring for kidney transplant recipients in Syria  Doctors Without Borders

Bombing and shelling have escalated in northwestern Syria's Idlib province in recent months, where hundreds of thousands of people have sought shelter from ...


The Benefits Of Research When Looking Into Hair Transplants - Nature World News
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 01:36:00 GMT

The Benefits Of Research When Looking Into Hair Transplants  Nature World News

Finding the perfect company for a hair transplant can be difficult, but with careful planning and research, you can have all the information that you need to ensure ...


For-profit dialysis center patients less likely to receive a transplant, study finds - The Daily Briefing
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:28:12 GMT

For-profit dialysis center patients less likely to receive a transplant, study finds  The Daily Briefing

Patients with renal failure who get dialysis at for-profit dialysis centers are less likely to receive a kidney transplant than patients who get dialysis at nonprofit ...


Prediction system for risk of allograft loss in patients receiving kidney transplants: international derivation and validation study - The BMJ
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:08:03 GMT

Prediction system for risk of allograft loss in patients receiving kidney transplants: international derivation and validation study  The BMJ

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4923 (Published 17 September 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4923. Article · Related *content* · Metrics ...


Dancing On Ice’s Ryan Sidebottom has a hair transplant to ‘save his showbiz career’ - The Sun
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:47:00 GMT

Dancing On Ice’s Ryan Sidebottom has a hair transplant to ‘save his showbiz career’  The Sun

DANCING On Ice star Ryan Sidebottom has had a hair transplant in a bid to save his showbiz career. The 41-year-old cricketer explained: “The hair makes all ...


Lubbock business woman gives back in honor of friend who gave her a kidney - KCBD
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 03:03:00 GMT

Lubbock business woman gives back in honor of friend who gave her a kidney  KCBD

A Lubbock business-owner is doing something to give back on the 12-year anniversary of the day she received the greatest gift of her life.


Centers decline 15 to 17 donor kidney offers before transplant, removal from waitlist or death - Healio
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Centers decline 15 to 17 donor kidney offers before transplant, removal from waitlist or death  Healio

A recently published study found transplant centers refuse many deceased donor kidney offers — over periods of several years in some cases — prior to ...


Transplanted brain stem cells survive without anti-rejection drugs in mice: By exploiting a feature of the immune system, researchers open the door for stem cell transplants to repair the brain - Science Daily
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:36:00 GMT

Transplanted brain stem cells survive without anti-rejection drugs in mice: By exploiting a feature of the immune system, researchers open the door for stem cell transplants to repair the brain  Science Daily

In experiments in mice, researchers say they have developed a way to successfully transplant certain protective brain cells without the need for lifelong ...


For-Profit Dialysis Units Referring Less for Transplant? - Medscape
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:56:18 GMT

For-Profit Dialysis Units Referring Less for Transplant?  Medscape

A recent study shows that patients at for-profit dialysis units are less likely to be placed on the transplant waitlist than patients at non-profit units. What's going ...


'There was just something about this place': Dallas transplant opens real estate business on Black Wall Street - Tulsa World
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:33:00 GMT

'There was just something about this place': Dallas transplant opens real estate business on Black Wall Street  Tulsa World

AOG Real Estate, 121 N. Greenwood Ave., is owned by Amber Oputa, a Wake Forest University graduate who most recently worked in Dallas.


TBI donor hearts found viable for transplant - Cardiovascular Business
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

TBI donor hearts found viable for transplant  Cardiovascular Business

Using donor hearts from patients who died of traumatic brain injury (TBI) might be a more viable option for transplant candidates than previously thought, ...


Patriots fans laugh, and 'I just dig in deeper’: A Massachusetts transplant still bleeds Orange and Brown - cleveland.com
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:05:57 GMT

Patriots fans laugh, and 'I just dig in deeper’: A Massachusetts transplant still bleeds Orange and Brown  cleveland.com

One in a series of stories of the passionate followers of the Cleveland Browns and why they've remained true in difficult seasons.


UPMC to host Living-Donor Liver Transplant Town Hall - NorthcentralPa.com
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:32:00 GMT

UPMC to host Living-Donor Liver Transplant Town Hall  NorthcentralPa.com

LEWISBURG, Pa. – To help raise awareness of the advantages of living-donor liver transplant, UPMC Transplant Services will host a Living-Donor Town Hall ...


OU alum hopes for living kidney donor after failed transplant - Oaklandpostonline
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 17:30:50 GMT

OU alum hopes for living kidney donor after failed transplant  Oaklandpostonline

Twenty-three-year-old Cesante Ward was eager to pursue a career with his new bachelor's degree in human resource development when he graduated from ...


Transplant organs can be supercooled to below zero for longer storage - New Scientist News
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Transplant organs can be supercooled to below zero for longer storage  New Scientist News

The length of time that a liver can be kept outside the body has been extended to a day and a half by a new “supercooling” method, which for the first time has let ...


Major shortcomings in organ transplant network flagged in UCSF, Columbia studies - San Francisco Chronicle
Sat, 07 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Major shortcomings in organ transplant network flagged in UCSF, Columbia studies  San Francisco Chronicle

The nation's organ transplant network is a work in progress, with health care providers and patient advocates constantly devising new strategies to fairly ...


Area businesses raise money for lung transplant | Health - PostBulletin.com
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:15:00 GMT

Area businesses raise money for lung transplant | Health  PostBulletin.com

Rochester businesses are coming together to raise money for some of their own.


Vaginal Fluid Transplants That Could Restore Balance And Cure Infections Being Developed by U.S. Scientists - Newsweek
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Vaginal Fluid Transplants That Could Restore Balance And Cure Infections Being Developed by U.S. Scientists  Newsweek

Scientists in the U.S. hope vaginal fluid transplants could soon be available, offering hope for women who suffer from a common condition that can heighten the ...


Thousands who die awaiting kidney transplants rejected multiple organ offers: study - Healthcare Dive
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Thousands who die awaiting kidney transplants rejected multiple organ offers: study  Healthcare Dive

About three-quarters of those who need a kidney transplant in the U.S. will be offered at least one organ. But a significant proportion of those kidneys are turned ...


Hepatitis C-infected kidneys used in organ transplants - BBC News
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Hepatitis C-infected kidneys used in organ transplants  BBC News

Kidneys infected with hepatitis C have been successfully transplanted from donors to patients in what is believed to be a UK first. The recipient then has a ...


Life-saving organ transplant opportunities being missed - BBC News
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Life-saving organ transplant opportunities being missed  BBC News

Families are being urged to discuss donation to boost transplant numbers.


FDA should approve transplants of islet cells for type 1 diabetes - STAT
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

FDA should approve transplants of islet cells for type 1 diabetes  STAT

Transplanting insulin-making islet cells comes close to a cure for type 1 diabetes. It was developed in the U.S. and should be available here. But it isn't.


Local man receives kidney transplant from Bay County woman after delayed plans - WMBB - mypanhandle.com
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 03:35:00 GMT

Local man receives kidney transplant from Bay County woman after delayed plans  WMBB - mypanhandle.com

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — A generous sacrifice can go a long way, and that was exactly the case for Bay County resident Anthony Pilot. His co-worker ...


Colorado woman, 24, in heart failure creates bucket list after 3rd transplant is denied - Fox News
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Colorado woman, 24, in heart failure creates bucket list after 3rd transplant is denied  Fox News

A 24-year-old woman with heart failure who has been denied a third transplant is asking for help in completing a bucket list as her family prepares for the worst.


CNN analyst Bakari Sellers' baby daughter receives liver transplant, ending months of waiting - CNN
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

CNN analyst Bakari Sellers' baby daughter receives liver transplant, ending months of waiting  CNN

A CNN commentator's 8-month-old baby is on the road to recovery after receiving a liver transplant less than two weeks ago at Duke University Hospital.


Little-used drug combination may extend the lives of lung transplant patients - Science Daily
Wed, 28 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Little-used drug combination may extend the lives of lung transplant patients  Science Daily

Median survival after lung transplant is less than six years. To see what might help lung transplant recipients live longer, researchers analyzed US lung ...


Woman in Heart Failure, 24, Starts a Bucket List After Being Denied a Third Transplant - PEOPLE.com
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Woman in Heart Failure, 24, Starts a Bucket List After Being Denied a Third Transplant  PEOPLE.com

"It's a shame that it takes something like this happening to say, 'Hey, let's get up and start living,' " says her father.


Using French transplant criteria, 62% of discarded donor kidneys could be used - Healio
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Using French transplant criteria, 62% of discarded donor kidneys could be used  Healio

Designing policies that encourage greater acceptance of lower quality deceased donor kidneys in the United States — similar to the French transplant system ...


UC San Diego Health Performs First HIV-to-HIV Kidney Transplant in Region - UC San Diego Health
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UC San Diego Health Performs First HIV-to-HIV Kidney Transplant in Region  UC San Diego Health

For the first time in Southern California, surgeons at UC San Diego Health have transplanted the kidney of a deceased donor with HIV into a recipient with a ...


Fund established for local transplant recipient | Local News - Oskaloosa Herald
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:23:00 GMT

Fund established for local transplant recipient | Local News  Oskaloosa Herald

OSKALOOSA — Community 1st Credit Union is stepping up to assist with a local fundraising effort for local resident Steve Jones.


Transplantation of Hepatitis C-infected Kidneys Found Safe for Non-infected Patients - Pharmacy Times
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:53:40 GMT

Transplantation of Hepatitis C-infected Kidneys Found Safe for Non-infected Patients  Pharmacy Times

Transplanting organ from patients infected with hepatitis C could greatly expand the number of kidneys available and reduce wait times.


Man with cystic fibrosis fights to recover from double lung transplant - FOX 2 Detroit
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 03:24:13 GMT

Man with cystic fibrosis fights to recover from double lung transplant  FOX 2 Detroit

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (FOX 2) - An Allen Park man battling cystic fibrosis his entire life, received a double lung transplant. They lost one son to complications from ...


CNN pundit chokes up over daughter's life-saving transplant - CNN
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

CNN pundit chokes up over daughter's life-saving transplant  CNN

CNN commentator Bakari Sellers opens up about his family's battle with his daughter's rare liver condition and the importance of organ donations.


Shop Talk: Survival Guide's Emily Whitehurst, a Bay Area Transplant, Loves San Antonio's Community Spirit - San Antonio Current
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 17:35:00 GMT

Shop Talk: Survival Guide's Emily Whitehurst, a Bay Area Transplant, Loves San Antonio's Community Spirit  San Antonio Current

On Saturday, September 28, more than 35 bands will take over 10 St. Mary's Strip venues for the San Antonio Music Showcase, a Current-sponsored night...


CNN contributor Wajahat Ali looking for liver transplant for daughter - CNN
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:13:32 GMT

CNN contributor Wajahat Ali looking for liver transplant for daughter  CNN

CNN contributor Wajahat Ali shares the heartbreaking news that there was a complication with the liver donor for his young daughter that is suffering from cancer ...


"Human Organ for Transplant" lunchbox - Boing Boing
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:22:00 GMT

"Human Organ for Transplant" lunchbox  Boing Boing

This Emergency Meal Transport Box marked "HUMAN ORGAN FOR TRANSPLANT" is surely just convincing enough to scandalize boomers. Even better ...


Brewery creates beer to fundraise for dual lung transplant - KTTC
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 01:00:31 GMT

Brewery creates beer to fundraise for dual lung transplant  KTTC

Living with Surfactant C Deficiency, Marcus is in dire need of a dual lung transplant.


Daratumumab Plus VRd Improved Depth of Response in Transplant-Eligible, Newly Diagnosed... - Targeted Oncology
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 23:30:00 GMT

Daratumumab Plus VRd Improved Depth of Response in Transplant-Eligible, Newly Diagnosed...  Targeted Oncology

The GRIFFIN study showed that the addition of daratumumab to bortezomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone, improved stringent complete response in ...


OHSU reinstates heart transplant program - Cardiovascular Business
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

OHSU reinstates heart transplant program  Cardiovascular Business

Oregon Health & Science University will resume its heart transplant services this month after nearly a year of inactivity, the university announced Aug. 26.


MercyOne Des Moines to close transplant program after 3 decades of operations - Des Moines Register
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

MercyOne Des Moines to close transplant program after 3 decades of operations  Des Moines Register

The staff at Methodist will evaluate MercyOne's list of patients and provide care options, the release states.


Hundreds volunteer to help when a little girl's liver transplant falls through - WBIR.com
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:06:00 GMT

Hundreds volunteer to help when a little girl's liver transplant falls through  WBIR.com

Nusayba Ali, 3, is scheduled to have surgery on Thursday or Friday. Her mom is overwhelmed by how many people stepped up when her living donor fell ...


At 4.7 kg, Ipsa lightest baby to undergo liver transplant in western India - The Hindu
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:43:56 GMT

At 4.7 kg, Ipsa lightest baby to undergo liver transplant in western India  The Hindu

Gujarat resident was diagnosed with biliary atresia, a rare disease that affects one in 20000 children, four-and-a-half months after birth.


Local News, New doctor performs Flathead's first corneal transplant - Daily Inter Lake
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Local News, New doctor performs Flathead's first corneal transplant  Daily Inter Lake

Dr. Caleb Morris, who started working at Glacier Eye Clinic in August, recently performed the valley's first cornea transplant surgery. (Kianna Gardner/Daily Inter ...


Woman Receives First Corneal Transplant Made from iPS Cells - The Scientist
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Woman Receives First Corneal Transplant Made from iPS Cells  The Scientist

A woman in Japan with a corneal disease has become the first person in the world to receive a corneal transplant made from induced pluripotent stem cells, ...


Sarah Hyland Thanked Her Brother For Giving Her His Kidney With A Sweet Instagram Post - Women's Health
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 21:31:00 GMT

Sarah Hyland Thanked Her Brother For Giving Her His Kidney With A Sweet Instagram Post  Women's Health

Sarah Hyland shared a photo and thank you message to her brother on her kidneyversary. He donated his kidney for her second kidney transplant two years ...


Liver Transplant Candidates with Public Insurance Have Worse Waitlist Outcomes Than Those with Private Insurance - UCSF News Services
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Liver Transplant Candidates with Public Insurance Have Worse Waitlist Outcomes Than Those with Private Insurance  UCSF News Services

Patients with similar liver cancer characteristics on the waitlist for a liver transplant had significantly worse outcomes with public insurance compared to Kaiser ...


Local man's battle with ulcerative colitis forces need of liver transplant - Uniontown Herald Standard
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:30:00 GMT

Local man's battle with ulcerative colitis forces need of liver transplant  Uniontown Herald Standard

Ulcerative colitis is diagnosed in nearly 200000 people a year, but an infection known as primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) that stems from the disease can ...


Norwalk family: Save our son's life - Norwalk Reflector
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 16:19:43 GMT

Norwalk family: Save our son's life  Norwalk Reflector

A Norwalk family is making a plea to the community to donate a lobe of their liver to save their son's life. Aaron Miller, 30, who is a 2007 Norwalk High School ...


Publicly insured more likely to drop off liver transplant waitlist, study finds - ModernHealthcare.com
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Publicly insured more likely to drop off liver transplant waitlist, study finds  ModernHealthcare.com

Cancer patients with public health insurance were more likely to drop off the waitlist for a liver transplant than patients with private insurance, according to a ...


German doctor acquitted in transplant scandal gets €1 million in damages - DW (English)
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 13:26:25 GMT

German doctor acquitted in transplant scandal gets €1 million in damages  DW (English)

A German surgeon, who was acquitted after an investigation into misconduct surrounding organ donations, was awarded €1.2 million ($1.3 million) in damages ...


While Waiting for 5-Organ Transplant, Little Victor Travels to Washington - University of Michigan Health System News
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

While Waiting for 5-Organ Transplant, Little Victor Travels to Washington  University of Michigan Health System News

Five-year-old's family shares importance of prioritizing children's health to lawmakers on Capitol Hill during Speak Now for Advocacy Day.


From rejection to renewal: the future of organ transplants - Financial Times
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

From rejection to renewal: the future of organ transplants  Financial Times

“Although I was well aware of the time ticking away throughout the procedure — everyone was — I could only continue to work carefully and systematically and, ...


Organ transplants in Maine more than a financial struggle - By Kendra Caruso - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:03:41 GMT

Organ transplants in Maine more than a financial struggle - By Kendra Caruso  Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Waterville — Carrie Klein learned that she needed a kidney transplant last spring after experiencing swelling in her ankles. Sitting in the doctor's office in Bangor ...


Post-Kidney Transplant Risk Factors for Infection-Related Mortality Identified - Renal and Urology News
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Post-Kidney Transplant Risk Factors for Infection-Related Mortality Identified  Renal and Urology News

Infection-related death has declined over time among kidney transplant recipients, but 1 in 5 still die from infection, including many with a functioning graft, ...


66-day-old infant receives heart transplant in central China - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:16:39 GMT

66-day-old infant receives heart transplant in central China - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

WUHAN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- A hospital in the city of Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, said Thursday it had successfully carried out a heart ...


Heart transplants at Jewish Hospital: KentuckyOne says now they may continue - Courier Journal
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Heart transplants at Jewish Hospital: KentuckyOne says now they may continue  Courier Journal

After the U of L deal, KentuckyOne Health says it's backing off plans to place the heart transplant program at Jewish Hospital on inactive status.


This week: Kidney transplants, sensitive pediatric visits, stroke care - WRVO Public Media
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:27:51 GMT

This week: Kidney transplants, sensitive pediatric visits, stroke care  WRVO Public Media

Some 37 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease, and for those with end-stage renal disease, the only two treatment options are.


Stem cell transplant helps woman with rare blood cancer - WXII12 Winston-Salem
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 01:34:00 GMT

Stem cell transplant helps woman with rare blood cancer  WXII12 Winston-Salem

Every year, 30,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare blood cancer that can be fatal, but one Triad woman recently had a ...


Teen awaiting kidney transplant gets boost from Unity in Community - Chicago Tribune
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 02:04:00 GMT

Teen awaiting kidney transplant gets boost from Unity in Community  Chicago Tribune

A 16-year-old, AJ Fuentes, who suffers from kidney failure and other medical diagnoses got a shower of affection, and financial support, on Sept. 14 at the ...


One child's wait for a heart transplant in NI - BBC News
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

One child's wait for a heart transplant in NI  BBC News

A child in Northern Ireland waits twice as long for a heart transplant than an adult.


Heart transplant gave Shore man a family and 31 more years — close to world record - Asbury Park Press
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Heart transplant gave Shore man a family and 31 more years — close to world record  Asbury Park Press

In 1987 Kenneth Harmer received some really bad news: His heart was failing, and his expected survival was six to 12 months unless he received a new one.


Olympia friends plan benefit for local costume designer who needs a kidney transplant - The Olympian
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Olympia friends plan benefit for local costume designer who needs a kidney transplant  The Olympian

Olympia costume designer Mishka Navarre spends 12 hours a week hooked up to a kidney dialysis machine. She needs a kidney transplant, and friends and ...


Transplant nurse donates liver to boy at her hospital - WKYC.com
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Transplant nurse donates liver to boy at her hospital  WKYC.com

Cami Loritz witnesses the miracle of organ donation every day as a nurse. But when one little boy urgently needed a liver, she became the patient to help save ...


Hahnemann’s transplant program is moving to a new home in West Reading - The Philadelphia Inquirer
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Hahnemann’s transplant program is moving to a new home in West Reading  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Hahnemann University Hospital's kidney and liver transplant group is moving to Tower Health's Reading Hospital, in West Reading, Tower said Thursday.


US Discards Thousands of Donated Kidneys - WebMD
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

US Discards Thousands of Donated Kidneys  WebMD

Between 2004 and 2014, U.S. transplant centers discarded about 18% of over 156000 deceased-donor kidneys recovered, about two times higher than the ...


Creating organs for transplants is necessary, but it shouldn't have ethical costs | TheHill - The Hill
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Creating organs for transplants is necessary, but it shouldn't have ethical costs | TheHill  The Hill

There is a big health crisis in the U.S. that receives too little attention — the shortage of organs for transplant. As of January 2019, there were more than 113,000 ...


The potential and pitfalls of fecal transplants - AAMCNews
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The potential and pitfalls of fecal transplants  AAMCNews

Fecal microbiota transplantation, or FMT, has emerged as an effective treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. But there's still much scientists don't ...


Transplant Organs Can Now Be Stored 3x Longer - Healthcare Packaging
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:11:02 GMT

Transplant Organs Can Now Be Stored 3x Longer  Healthcare Packaging

A new method of flash-freezing livers triples the amount of time they can be stored before a transplant.


7's Hero: Meridian woman who survived 5-organ transplant is now helping other transplant patients - KTVB.com
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 04:20:00 GMT

7's Hero: Meridian woman who survived 5-organ transplant is now helping other transplant patients  KTVB.com

Melinda Nelson underwent a five-organ transplant in 2015. Today, she's a speaker, author and life coach. She says her 10-year-old daughter is her inspiration.


Beckley bridal shop owner receives successful transplant - WVVA TV
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:24:00 GMT

Beckley bridal shop owner receives successful transplant  WVVA TV

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) On the outside, Jennifer Skaggs looks a lot like any other young lady, a small business owner of Jean Ann's Bridal and Prom fashions.


Stranger Donates Kidney to Save Packard Children's Patient - Stanford Children's Health
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:06:00 GMT

Stranger Donates Kidney to Save Packard Children's Patient  Stanford Children's Health

The story of a stranger who donated her kidney to save a two-year-old boy in need of a transplant after following his story on Facebook.


B&B rumors Katie will die without kidney transplant and Flo may be her donor - Blasting News United States
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 03:40:09 GMT

B&B rumors Katie will die without kidney transplant and Flo may be her donor  Blasting News United States

Bill watched his wife collapse on the floor and now her life is on the line. Her cousin may save her and find redemption.


'I'm dying:' Insurance cut off for striking GM employee awaiting heart transplant - WZTV
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 03:34:09 GMT

'I'm dying:' Insurance cut off for striking GM employee awaiting heart transplant  WZTV

The nationwide strike involving nearly 50000 General Motors workers reaches new heights in Spring Hill. Several United Auto Workers members got arrested ...


How Other Women’s Vaginal Fluids Could Help Cure Recurring Bacterial Vaginosis - Refinery29
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:00:00 GMT

How Other Women’s Vaginal Fluids Could Help Cure Recurring Bacterial Vaginosis  Refinery29

Research published last week indicates that vaginal fluid transplants could successfully treat the notoriously untreatable bacterial vaginosis.


Evaluating the Correlation Between Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Transplantation - DocWire News
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:16:00 GMT

Evaluating the Correlation Between Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Transplantation  DocWire News

Atrial fibrillation-flutter (AF), an arrhythmia characterized by irregular contractions in the heart's upper chambers, is seen in up to 25% of patients.


Robotic surgery system helping local doctors perform kidney transplants - 13WHAM-TV
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Robotic surgery system helping local doctors perform kidney transplants  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – Local doctors have a new tool that's helping kidney transplant patients. UR Medicine Transplant says it's the first center in the northeast – and ...


There were no guidelines for fecal transplants. Then, a patient died. - NBC News
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

There were no guidelines for fecal transplants. Then, a patient died.  NBC News

After a patient died from a fecal transplant, the FDA stepped in to issue guidelines about screening for drug-resistant bacteria.


Registry aims to serve the thousands who need bone marrow transplants - WTHR
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:55:58 GMT

Registry aims to serve the thousands who need bone marrow transplants  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Every year, more than 18,000 Americans are diagnosed with a life-threatening disease where a bone marrow transplant is needed.


Full circle kindness: Transplant patients hope to inspire others - UAB News
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Full circle kindness: Transplant patients hope to inspire others  UAB News

Jessica Meyer and Anthony PilotAnthony Pilot and Jessica Meyer hope their intertwined past — and their passion for helping those in need — will help inspire ...


Vaginal fluid transplants may soon be available in US - BBC News
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Vaginal fluid transplants may soon be available in US  BBC News

US doctors are hoping to start offering women vaginal fluid transplants and have set up a programme to screen potential donors. They believe some women ...


Portland mom who survived cancer died while receiving liver transplant - KGW.com
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Portland mom who survived cancer died while receiving liver transplant  KGW.com

PORTLAND, Ore. — Erika Zak, the Portland mother fighting for her life as she waited for a liver transplant, died in surgery on Wednesday. After Zak beat the ...


'God blessed me with a kidney': Prattville woman who donated to son in 1982 gets transplant - Montgomery Advertiser
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

'God blessed me with a kidney': Prattville woman who donated to son in 1982 gets transplant  Montgomery Advertiser

Betty Clark is recovering from surgery at home; her own donation pushed her to top of transplant list when she needed a kidney.


Fort Worth Teen Faces Her Alleged Attacker in Court Following Heart Transplant - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fort Worth Teen Faces Her Alleged Attacker in Court Following Heart Transplant  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A Fort Worth middle schooler came face-to-face with the stranger she says viciously attacked her last year near her school bus stop. She's doing much better ...


Opinion: Develop Organoids, Not Chimeras, for Transplantation - The Scientist
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Opinion: Develop Organoids, Not Chimeras, for Transplantation  The Scientist

Scientists are devising human-animal hybrids for harvesting human organs, but lab-derived mini-organs are a less ethically fraught solution to meeting the need ...


Brit invention saves transplant patients' lives by keeping livers 'alive' outside body - Mirror.co.uk
Sat, 07 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brit invention saves transplant patients' lives by keeping livers 'alive' outside body  Mirror.co.uk

EXCLUSIVE: OrganOx machine can extend the life of transplant organs and has already come to the rescue of 500 patients facing death.


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