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Child heart transplant a San Diego first - U-T San Diego
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:49:45 GMT


U-T San Diego

Child heart transplant a San Diego first
U-T San Diego
Eric Montaño, 11, gets a hug from his mother Alma Mundo after he thanked his doctors at a news conference at Rady Children's Hospital. Eric received the first pediatric heart transplant in San Diego history last week. — K.C. Alfred / UT San Diego.
Boy, 11, gets San Diego's first pediatric heart transplantfox5sandiego.com
San Diego's First Pediatric Heart Transplant Performed At Rady Children's HospitalKPBS
First pediatric heart transplant in San DiegoCBS 8 San Diego
Newswise (press release)
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Brother of transplant recipients waits his turn for kidney miracle - Sentinel & Enterprise
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:55:47 GMT


Brother of transplant recipients waits his turn for kidney miracle
Sentinel & Enterprise
His older brother received his transplant 12 years ago. His younger brother, Richard, received his kidney a few months ago, after a teacher at the school his two youngest children attend found out she was a perfect match. Kaitlin O'Connell of ...


Rare domino liver transplant saves two lives - Baltimore Sun
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 03:41:57 GMT


Baltimore Sun

Rare domino liver transplant saves two lives
Baltimore Sun
Michelle Martin (left) received a liver from Betty Dzielski (right), who was a recipient of another liver. Dr. John LaMattina (center) was one of the transplant doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Michelle Martin (left) received a ...


Colombian teen dies after undergoing heart transplant with Falcao's help - Fox News Latino
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:55:50 GMT


ESPN FC (blog)

Colombian teen dies after undergoing heart transplant with Falcao's help
Fox News Latino
A 17-year-old Colombian who underwent a heart transplant with the help of Manchester United and Colombian national team striker Radamel Falcao has died due to complications from the surgery performed a week ago, medical officials said. "The death of ...
Radamel Falcao helps Colombian teenager find donor for heart transplantThe Guardian
Falcao helps teen find heart transplantESPN FC (blog)
Radamel Falcao helps Colombian teen find heart transplantNBCSports.com
Soccer Laduma -Colombia Reports
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First organ transplants from a newborn baby performed in UK - Medical News Today
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:09:15 GMT


Medical News Today

First organ transplants from a newborn baby performed in UK
Medical News Today
The UK has performed its first successful organ transplants from a newborn baby. The donor was a 6-day-old baby girl who was born with severe brain damage. The doctors say thanks to the "extreme generosity" of the parents; a patient with kidney failure ...
First uk newborn organ transplantDaily Mail
Organs from a recently-deceased baby successfully transplanted to two patientsThe Independent
Transplant first: Organ donation from UK newbornBBC News
Fox News -Business 2 Community
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A day of skating for heart transplant patient - Baltimore Sun
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:37:15 GMT


A day of skating for heart transplant patient
Baltimore Sun
It was one of the few public outings Weiskind has embarked on since getting a life-saving heart transplant last month, on the same day the family celebrated the first day of Hanukkah. Weiskind is still recovering from the transplant and can't be around ...


UPMC to debut organ transplant surgery outside Pittsburgh - Tribune-Review
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:08:56 GMT


Pittsburgh Post Gazette

UPMC to debut organ transplant surgery outside Pittsburgh
Tribune-Review
UPMC surgeons for the first time will perform organ transplant surgeries outside Pittsburgh when the medical care giant begins a kidney transplant program in Erie, officials said Thursday. The transplant surgeries at UPMC Hamot, about 128 miles north ...
Technology preserves organs for transplantBend Bulletin
New technology preserves organs during transplant processMedical Xpress
Public Release: 22-Jan-2015 New machine-perfusion organ preservation ...EurekAlert (press release)
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease 'Cured' With Fecal Transplant - Voice of America
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:05:52 GMT


Voice of America

Inflammatory Bowel Disease 'Cured' With Fecal Transplant
Voice of America
Inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, are extremely painful and can lead to colorectal cancer. Now, researchers have effectively cured the conditions in mice, offering hope for human sufferers of so-called IBDs.
Fecal Transplant Cures Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseZolmax

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Fecal transplants relieve painful colitis, may someday treat obesity - Dallas Morning News
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:13:07 GMT


Dallas Morning News

Fecal transplants relieve painful colitis, may someday treat obesity
Dallas Morning News
At the heart of fecal transplants are the estimated 100 trillion bacteria that live inside our gut and play a vital role in our health. Weighing about 3 pounds — almost as much as the liver — this community of bacteria is now considered as integral ...


Artificial heart: life-saving solution for those awaiting transplant - Michigan Radio
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:09:33 GMT


Artificial heart: life-saving solution for those awaiting transplant
Michigan Radio
If that happens, patients may wind up on a list for a new heart transplant. However, with more than 3,000 people on that list, the wait may simply be too long. How do you stay alive while waiting for a transplant? For some patients, the answer is an ...

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