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Organ transplant patients face higher risk of skin cancer - SFGate
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:02:06 GMT


SFGate

Organ transplant patients face higher risk of skin cancer
SFGate
When doctors informed Darrell Johnson that his lung transplant would put him at higher risk of skin cancer, he didn't give it a lot of thought. His concerns at the moment were bigger. A genetic disease had slowly robbed his lungs of the ability to ...

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Lung-transplant donor pool might be expanded - Columbus Dispatch
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:30:30 GMT


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Lung-transplant donor pool might be expanded
Columbus Dispatch
Enlarge Image Request to buy this photo Eamon Queeney | Dispatch file photo Dr. Bryan Whitson, seen here earlier this year during a heart-transplant operation at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center, directed the new study on lung transplants.
Lungs from donors who die from drowning, asphyxiation may be safe for transplantMedical News Today
Cause of donor death should not automatically exclude lungs from transplant ...Medical Xpress
Warren resident recalls vital link in receiving liver transplantNew Jersey Hills

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I-Team: Professor Helps Organ Transplant Patients On Multiple Waiting Lists - CBS Local
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:21:16 GMT


CBS Local

I-Team: Professor Helps Organ Transplant Patients On Multiple Waiting Lists
CBS Local
BOSTON (CBS) – The I-Team recently reported how patients in New England on organ transplant waiting lists wait longer than just about anyone else in the country. And if they are fortunate enough to receive an organ, they are usually sicker by the time ...


Local Man's Wait For Heart Transplant Continues - CBS Local
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:53:51 GMT


CBS Local

Local Man's Wait For Heart Transplant Continues
CBS Local
He has been waiting for a heart transplant for three years. What has kept him alive is the Ventricular Assist Device he has been connected to for two years. “There are many factors that play into when you get transplanted. One is your blood group ...


Boy saves brother with stool transplant - KVUE
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:35:26 GMT


KVUE

Boy saves brother with stool transplant
KVUE
Rangwalla suggested an experimental treatment: A stool transplant, which had only been performed on two patients at Dell Children's. "Where we take a stool specimen from a sibling or family member and place it in the patient to see if it helps ...

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Blood test predicts tissue injury in kidney transplant recipients - Medical Xpress
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:00:49 GMT


Medical Xpress

Blood test predicts tissue injury in kidney transplant recipients
Medical Xpress
Kidney transplant patients with FSGS face a high risk of disease recurrence, 20-40 percent after a first transplant and up to 80 percent after a second. Its causes are largely unknown and may include circulating proteins and antibodies. Recurrence is ...
Predictor of Tissue Injury in Kidney Transplant Recipients FoundNewswise (press release)

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Erlanger kidney transplant program celebrates 25 years - WRCB-TV
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:27:07 GMT


Erlanger kidney transplant program celebrates 25 years
WRCB-TV
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - The first kidney transplant in the region took place on this day in 1989 when a mother donated a kidney to her daughter. It took a team of more than 30 medical professionals at Erlanger Hospital to make it happen. “It was kind ...


Georgia boy, 12, needs life-saving 5-organ transplant - Fox News
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:26:36 GMT


Fox News

Georgia boy, 12, needs life-saving 5-organ transplant
Fox News
A 12-year-old Georgia boy diagnosed with a rare disorder is in need of a life-saving five-organ transplant. Dalton Robinson, who loves wrestling and dreams of being a scientist, was diagnosed with short bowel syndrome (SBS) when he was 2 years old, ...
Cartersville child in need of 5 transplantsMyFox Atlanta

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2-year-old girl becomes Atlanta hospital's 300th heart transplant - Fox News
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:31:28 GMT


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2-year-old girl becomes Atlanta hospital's 300th heart transplant
Fox News
In March, Brynslet was transferred from a local hospital in Savannah, Georgia to the Sibley Heart Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, where Mahle is the medial director of the heart transplant program. Brynslet made it onto the ...

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'One Mississippi' introduces teenage, adult drama for Deep South transplant - The Huntsville Times - al.com
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:44:33 GMT


'One Mississippi' introduces teenage, adult drama for Deep South transplant
The Huntsville Times - al.com
AL.com's Red Clay Readers, in partnership with the Alabama Center for Literary Arts, is a book club designed to take a fresh look at a southern novel with the help of our readers. Today we look at Chapters 1-4 of "One Mississippi." What was your high ...


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