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Researchers pursue transplant options - Boston Herald
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:56:31 GMT


Boston Herald

Researchers pursue transplant options
Boston Herald
And there are people who die while waiting,” said Dr. Parsia Vagefi, a transplant surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital. “For a large metropolitan area like Boston, there are more people who need organs. It really just comes down to supply and demand.
KU Hospital opposes changes to the way transplant livers are distributedLawrence Journal World

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Long awaited transplant - Lee's Summit Journal
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:43:12 GMT


Lee's Summit Journal

Long awaited transplant
Lee's Summit Journal
Gary Welty, of Lee's Summit, waited four years for liver and kidney transplants and recently had a brush with fame as an advocate for organ donation. Welty, 65, an employee of Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation for 22 years, was in a television news ...

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Student can frown, blink and cry again thanks to pioneering 'smile transplant ... - Daily Mail
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:58:59 GMT


Daily Star

Student can frown, blink and cry again thanks to pioneering 'smile transplant ...
Daily Mail
A veterinary student whose face was paralysed in a car crash can today show her emotions again after having pioneering 'smile transplant' surgery. Bethan Robertson-Smith, 29, woke from a 13-day coma to discover every muscle in her face had been ...
BEFORE AND AFTER: After her 10-and-a-half hour surgery Bethan can finally ...Daily Star

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Transplant journey an 'emotional rollercoaster' - Stuff.co.nz
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:00:54 GMT


Stuff.co.nz

Transplant journey an 'emotional rollercoaster'
Stuff.co.nz
Allan recently returned from Las Vegas where he watched his son representing New Zealand at a basketball tournament - something that would have been near impossible without the transplant. "To actually go and experience the tournament was great, I was ...


Houston Girl Gets Miracle Heart Transplant - KEYE TV
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:46:57 GMT


Houston Girl Gets Miracle Heart Transplant
KEYE TV
HOUSTON (KHOU)-- After two and a half years on the transplant list a 13-year-old Houston girl has a new heart, but the surgery almost did not happen. Her family says they consider the transplant a medical miracle. No one ever questioned Anna King's heart.


Welsh rugby prop to undergo heart transplant - Stuff.co.nz
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:35:02 GMT


Stuff.co.nz

Welsh rugby prop to undergo heart transplant
Stuff.co.nz
Former Welsh prop Rhys Thomas is facing a heart transplant at the age of 32 after repeated problems. Thomas was forced out of rugby in 2012 after suffering a heart attack at training with his Scarlets club side. He collapsed during a cardio session at ...
Former Wales prop Rhys Thomas has surgery ahead of heart transplantDaily Mail
Rhys Thomas to have surgery ahead of a heart transplantSkySports
Wales rugby international Rhys Thomas to be fitted with special heart pumpWalesOnline
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Transplant changes Venia's life, not his focus - Port Huron Times Herald
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:42:12 GMT


Transplant changes Venia's life, not his focus
Port Huron Times Herald
It's been more than two years since Venia, a longtime high school coach best known for his time with the Marysville football program, had found out he would need a transplant and started dialysis. He has his new kidney — which "started working before ...


South Sioux City fundraiser for organ transplant group planned - Sioux City Journal
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:48:43 GMT


South Sioux City fundraiser for organ transplant group planned
Sioux City Journal
SIOUX CITY | A fundraiser for a nonprofit group that helps people who need an organ transplant is planned on Sept. 11. The event, Laughter is the Best Medicine, benefits the organization Doug's Donors. Comedian Don Reese and “The Voice” contestant ...


Lung transplant patients want more help with high relocation costs - CTV News
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:22:06 GMT


Lung transplant patients want more help with high relocation costs
CTV News
Only five Canadian cities have hospitals that can perform a lung transplant, and transplant candidates must live within a two-hour drive of the hospital to be considered for surgery. That's forced some patients to spend thousands of dollars to ...


Teen heart transplant patient finds miracle wrapped in delay - KHOU
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:02:47 GMT


KHOU

Teen heart transplant patient finds miracle wrapped in delay
KHOU
Finally Anna's transplant coordinator entered the room, with several other people gathered around. "They said, 'Anna are you excited about getting your ICD today?' She said, 'I guess so, and the coordinator said, how would you like a new heart instead?


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