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Transplant recipient meets donor at Sunport - KOAT Albuquerque
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 03:56:26 GMT


KOAT Albuquerque

Transplant recipient meets donor at Sunport
KOAT Albuquerque
A Utah man who received a life-saving transplant met his Albuquerque donor for the first time Friday. John Philpott flew from Salt Lake City to the Sunport, where Ambros Montoya was waiting for him. The two men embraced for a long hug as soon as ...


Louisville man gets life-saving transplant, reunites with donor - WHAS11.com
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:06:44 GMT


WHAS11.com

Louisville man gets life-saving transplant, reunites with donor
WHAS11.com
Fortunately, he was able to receive a life-saving transplant in 2013 from 46-year-old firefighter Fredrick Perdue, who donated stem cells that same year. “When the transplant came up I realized how important it was, how rare it was for me to find one ...


Local minister passes up organ transplant in selfless sacrifice - WTAE Pittsburgh
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:09:11 GMT


WTAE Pittsburgh

Local minister passes up organ transplant in selfless sacrifice
WTAE Pittsburgh
Erik Cook, a minister from Beaver Falls, has lived most of his life with obstacles. He lives with wife Michaela's kidney. But, when Erik got the call there was a viable pancreas and doctors could do the surgery he needed, he said, "no thank you." ...

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Good Neighbor: Double Transplant Recipient Starts Organization to Register More Organ Donors - WGRZ.com
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:37:30 GMT


WGRZ.com

Good Neighbor: Double Transplant Recipient Starts Organization to Register More Organ Donors
WGRZ.com
A double-transplant recipient with a mission to raise awareness is this week's 2 On Your Side "Good Neighbor." The year 2010 was a monumental year for Tom Jasinski, Jr., of Amherst. He experienced the ultimate high when he married his wife, Ginny.


Increasing number of sickest liver transplant candidates delisted from wait list, study finds - News-Medical.net
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:31:14 GMT


MD Magazine

Increasing number of sickest liver transplant candidates delisted from wait list, study finds
News-Medical.net
The sickest liver transplant candidates should be first in line when a donor liver becomes available, but transplant centers are increasingly removing these individuals from the waiting list, considering them "too sick to transplant," an analysis of ...
Study Charges Liver Transplant Centers with Letting Sickest DieMD Magazine

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Woman gets kidney transplant after 8 years - WBIR.com
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:55:35 GMT


WBIR.com

Woman gets kidney transplant after 8 years
WBIR.com
“It's a blessing,” she said. “I just thank them. If they were standing in front of me, I'd probably hug them and know them down.” If you're considering a donation - you can become a living donor by calling the UT Center for Transplant Services at (865 ...


Head transplant explainer: How to get a better body by sleeping for a day - Sydney Morning Herald
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:30:55 GMT


Sydney Morning Herald

Head transplant explainer: How to get a better body by sleeping for a day
Sydney Morning Herald
In 1970, Robert J. White, a Harvard-educated professor of neurosurgery, was called Dr Frankenstein by critics after he transplanted the head of a rhesus monkey on to the body of another monkey. He managed to hook up the circulatory system to the monkey ...
First Human Head Transplant Planned for 2017Voice of America
Science or science fiction? How an Italian doctor hopes to perform first human head transplantThe Independent
What are the chances of a human head transplant working?Alphr
The Sun
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Delays common for organ transplant surgeries - Fond du Lac Reporter
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:35:00 GMT


Fond du Lac Reporter

Delays common for organ transplant surgeries
Fond du Lac Reporter
As the delay of a teacher-student kidney donation surgery last week illustrates, the road to a successful organ transplant can be filled with stops and starts. Any number of factors, from the availability of compatible organs to the health of donors ...

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Teacher to Run 5K Race 6 Months After Double Lung Transplant - ABC News
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:18:28 GMT


Teacher to Run 5K Race 6 Months After Double Lung Transplant
ABC News
Six months to the day after undergoing a life-saving double lung transplant, a Boston school teacher who was born with a disease that robs him of lung capacity is running a 5K charity road race this weekend. Eamonn Kelly, a science teacher at St.

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Heart transplant recipient enjoying new life after surgery - Washington Post
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:03:21 GMT


Heart transplant recipient enjoying new life after surgery
Washington Post
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — There are times when doing some- thing like going for a long walk or cutting grass will make Brad Hedrick stop in his tracks. “My wife and I will look at each other in those moments and think for just a second that it's like ...

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