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Should Doctors Game The Transplant Wait List To Help Their Patients? - NPR
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:00:11 GMT


NPR

Should Doctors Game The Transplant Wait List To Help Their Patients?
NPR
You're a good candidate, but there is a problem: a chronic shortage of donor hearts. In 2014, for example, about 6,950 Americans were approved for heart transplants, but only about 2,250 donor hearts became available. You need to move higher up on the ...

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First bone marrow transplant on less than a year old at PGI - Hindustan Times
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:27:52 GMT


Hindustan Times

First bone marrow transplant on less than a year old at PGI
Hindustan Times
The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has successfully conducted its first bone marrow transplant on a less than a year-old baby. The transplant was conducted on Harman Kamboj, who hails from Karnal in Haryana and is ...


Twin brothers share bond 30 years after transplant - Myrtle Beach Sun News
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:19:43 GMT


Twin brothers share bond 30 years after transplant
Myrtle Beach Sun News
However, in order to stay that way, Jim needed a bone-marrow transplant. He didn't need to look far for a donor. "There was never any doubt that I was going to do it," John said. The harvest was performed at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston ...

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Man doing well after UK's first double hand transplant - Fox News
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:49:00 GMT


Fox News

Man doing well after UK's first double hand transplant
Fox News
LONDON — The lead surgeon in the UK's first double hand transplant says he believes the patient will regain good movement and feeling in his hands. Dr. Simon Kay said Friday that patient Chris King is "doing very well" after the complex 12-hour ...
Double hand transplant: 'It's a small miracle, looking at what nature has allowed us to do'The Guardian
Double hand transplant: UK's first operation 'tremendous' successBBC News
Britain's first double-hand transplant patient says he feels 'whole again'The Independent
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Residents support teen who received heart transplant at Rock and Ride - DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:45:00 GMT


DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Residents support teen who received heart transplant at Rock and Ride
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
A heart transplant in April made sure of that, a fact not lost on the minds of strangers, family and friends who attended a fundraiser Saturday to help cover transplant-related expenses for Ricky's family. Almost 20 bikers rode 70 miles to the Moose ...


Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center performs 6000th liver transplant - UCLA Newsroom
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:15:52 GMT


UCLA Newsroom

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center performs 6000th liver transplant
UCLA Newsroom
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical center has performed its 6,000th liver transplant, a national milestone based on the United Network of Organ Sharing database. This is the most liver transplants performed at any center in the country. The accomplishment ...

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Ethical Rejection: Moral Aspects of Body Transplants - Sputnik International
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:38:23 GMT


Sputnik International

Ethical Rejection: Moral Aspects of Body Transplants
Sputnik International
Early last year Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero said he was set to perform a head transplant operation he dubbed HEAVEN (Head Anastomosis Venture). Valery Spiridonov, who suffers from a progressive and incurable wasting ailment, volunteered to ...


Ancient transplant used as recent treatment for type of colitis - WRVO Public Media
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:24:15 GMT


WRVO Public Media

Ancient transplant used as recent treatment for type of colitis
WRVO Public Media
Fecal transplantation dates back to 4th century China, according to the Fecal Transplant Foundation, and is a recent, but often effective, treatment for a specific type of colitis. To explain fecal transplantation this week on “Take Care,” is Dr ...


Schoolgirl to have kidney transplant despite NHS denying her the drug Eculizumab - Daily Mail
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:30:44 GMT


Daily Mail

Schoolgirl to have kidney transplant despite NHS denying her the drug Eculizumab
Daily Mail
A brave schoolgirl who has a one-in-a-million disease has decided to undergo kidney transplant surgery even though she was denied the drug which could keep her alive after the operation. Abi Longfellow, 13, was told by NHS funding bosses that the ...

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Officer's son undergoes emergency liver transplant, community steps up - WWLTV.com
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:03:45 GMT


WWLTV.com

Officer's son undergoes emergency liver transplant, community steps up
WWLTV.com
On Monday of this week, Jaggar underwent an emergency liver transplant. The only catch: the family had to uproot to Houston, Texas. "Financially it's been crazy," Haw said. "We actually had to give up our house." While they're grateful for the ...


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