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First-Ever 'Dead Heart' Transplants Performed By Surgeons In Australia - Huffington Post
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:46:34 GMT


First-Ever 'Dead Heart' Transplants Performed By Surgeons In Australia
Huffington Post
In what's being hailed as a major medical breakthrough, surgeons in Australia have successfully performed the first-ever "dead heart" transplants--replacing patients' failing hearts with donor hearts that had stopped beating for an extended period of ...

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A Private Jet Is Waiting to Take You to Your Kidney Transplant - The Atlantic
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:33:35 GMT


The Atlantic

A Private Jet Is Waiting to Take You to Your Kidney Transplant
The Atlantic
The problem was brought to public attention in recent years by Steve Jobs, who used his resources to travel across the country for a liver transplant. For decades, doctors and policymakers have debated how to move organs or change allocation maps in an ...


Friends Bring Halloween To Boy Who Needs Transplant - CBS Local
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:58:10 GMT


CBS Local

Friends Bring Halloween To Boy Who Needs Transplant
CBS Local
Cline needs a bone marrow transplant. Out of 11 million registered donors there's no match. This Halloween he needs a few heroes to save him so he can be a kid and have a chance at a normal life. “A transplant is the only answer,” says Elena McMurry ...
As FC Dallas' Chris Seitz found out, a swab can save a lifeFort Worth Star Telegram

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China Transplant Congress Chairman Investigated by WOIPFG - New Tang Dynasty Television
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:40:25 GMT


China Transplant Congress Chairman Investigated by WOIPFG
New Tang Dynasty Television
China's Transplant Congress 2014 has been quietly held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. The meeting date and venue was changed, and no English version of the event was available on its official website. Observers notice that the chairman of the congress ...


Australian doctors perform pioneering heart transplants - CNN
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:28:18 GMT


Australian doctors perform pioneering heart transplants
CNN
(CNN) -- Pioneering heart transplant surgery announced Friday in Australia may lead to a new option for patients awaiting transplants by boosting the number of donor hearts available. Doctors at St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney said they performed ...


Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant - Philly.com
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:52:35 GMT


Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant
Philly.com
THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In the world of 21st-century medicine, organ transplantation is nothing new. The first kidney transplant took place in 1950, followed by the first liver transplant in 1963 and the first human heart transplant ...


Man needs 2nd heart transplant after disease kills his 4 brothers - KARE
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:52:45 GMT


KARE

Man needs 2nd heart transplant after disease kills his 4 brothers
KARE
It's an extremely rare situation," Dr. Brooks Edwards, Mayo's Transplant Center Director said. It's so rare it doesn't really have a name and there is nothing, nothing that can be done to stop it. That's why Ernie needs a second heart transplant. The ...


5-year-old needs marrow transplant for rare disease - WFAA
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:04:23 GMT


WFAA

5-year-old needs marrow transplant for rare disease
WFAA
Cline needs a bone marrow transplant. But of the 11-million registered donors out there, there's still no match. To improve his odds, Saturday, friends are hosting an event at Cline's Fort Worth school to register more donors. "We feel like this ...

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Frailty increases kidney transplant recipients' risk of dying prematurely - EurekAlert (press release)
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:11:10 GMT


Counsel & Heal

Frailty increases kidney transplant recipients' risk of dying prematurely
EurekAlert (press release)
Regardless of age, frailty is a strong risk factor for dying prematurely after a kidney transplant. The finding, which comes from a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation, suggests that patients should be screened for frailty ...
Frailty Tied to Lower Survival Rates After Kidney TransplantU.S. News & World Report
Weakness Predicts Kidney Transplant MortalityCounsel & Heal
Physical Weakness May Be An Early Sign Of Kidney FailureScience World Report

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Hartford Hospital Marks 3000 Organ Transplants - CBS Local
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:43:56 GMT


CBS Local

Hartford Hospital Marks 3000 Organ Transplants
CBS Local
Hartford Hospital held a flag raising ceremony to mark its 3,000th organ transplant, and to honor people who have decided to donate their organs. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer. Hartford Hospital held a flag raising ceremony to mark its 3,000th organ ...
Organ Transplantation Experience in China is Ultimate Horror StoryThe Epoch Times
Family's vigil for sick JoeBlackpool Gazette
Posthumous honours for donating organsChester Standard
Investor's Business Daily -KTRH
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