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Australian doctors perform pioneering heart transplants - CNN
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:28:18 GMT


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Australian doctors perform pioneering heart transplants
CNN
(CNN) -- Pioneering heart transplant surgery announced Friday in Australia may lead to a new option for patients awaiting transplants by boosting the number of donor hearts available. Doctors at St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney said they performed ...
Surgeons transplant heart that had stopped beatingBBC News
Heart Transplant 'Breakthrough' Shows PromiseWebMD
Australian Doctors Make Heart-Transplant BreakthroughWall Street Journal
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Could an organ transplant be the ultimate way to 'share' on Facebook? - The Independent
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:00:34 GMT


The Independent

Could an organ transplant be the ultimate way to 'share' on Facebook?
The Independent
Transplant nurse Lisa Burnapp, of the British Transplantation Society's (BTS) standards committee, said: “I'm aware of around 20 cases in progress right now. Often these are the most complex to transplant, with limited options. They can be desperate ...


Australian Doctors Transplant 'Dead' Hearts In Surgical Breakthrough - Business Insider
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:47:46 GMT


Business Insider

Australian Doctors Transplant 'Dead' Hearts In Surgical Breakthrough
Business Insider
Sydney (AFP) - Australian surgeons said Friday they have used hearts that had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first that could change the way organs are donated. Until now, doctors have relied on using the still-beating hearts of ...


Cell transplant allows paralyzed man to walk again, researchers say - CNN
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:30:21 GMT


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Cell transplant allows paralyzed man to walk again, researchers say
CNN
(CNN) -- A ground-breaking cell transplant has allowed a paralyzed man to walk again, researchers announced Tuesday. Polish man Darek Fidyka, 38, had been left paralyzed from the chest down after a 2010 knife attack caused an 8mm gap in his spinal ...
Paralyzed man walks after cell transplant from his noseColumbus Dispatch

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Australian surgeons perform first successful 'dead heart' transplants - The Independent
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:42:23 GMT


The Independent

Australian surgeons perform first successful 'dead heart' transplants
The Independent
Between 2013 and 2014, there were 206 heart and heart-and-lung transplants in the UK but this new development could lead to more donor organs being available, said Professor Peter Weissberg, medical director of the British Heart Foundation.


Blood Vessel Transplant From Own Stem Cells - Now In A Week - Science 2.0
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:32:01 GMT


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Blood Vessel Transplant From Own Stem Cells - Now In A Week
Science 2.0
Three years ago, a patient at Sahlgrenska University Hospital received a blood vessel transplant grown from her own stem cells. Two other transplants were performed in 2012. The patients, two young children, had the same condition as in the first case ...
Researchers Grow Blood Vessel in a WeekLaboratory Equipment
Scientists grow functioning vessel with two tablespoons of bloodMizo News

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Doctors in Sydney transplant 'dead heart' - SBS
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:28:52 GMT


SBS

Doctors in Sydney transplant 'dead heart'
SBS
Researchers say it's the biggest heart transplant breakthrough in a decade, with huge implications for reducing donor organ shortages. Harry Gribilar says he's forever grateful for the gift of life Sydney doctors gave his wife Michelle. “It was awful ...


Dead Heart Transplanted into Patients in Huge Medical Breakthrough - Mashable
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:22:16 GMT


Mashable

Dead Heart Transplanted into Patients in Huge Medical Breakthrough
Mashable
SYDNEY — In what has been described as the biggest breakthrough in a decade, surgeons at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney have transplanted hearts from dead bodies into patients. The world-first procedure, which uses hearts that are no longer beating, ...


First day of UM's $400k tree transplant goes off without a hitch; Crews ... - The Ann Arbor News
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:36:25 GMT


The Ann Arbor News

First day of UM's $400k tree transplant goes off without a hitch; Crews ...
The Ann Arbor News
The first step in the process for the transplant crew is to unearth the root ball and dig under the pipes located beneath the tree. The pipes, which were inserted earlier this summer, helped to create a platform for the tree and 4 feet of earth that ...
Follow live as UM completes $400000 move of centuries-old oak treeMLive.com

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For the first time ever, Australian surgeons transplant “dead” hearts into ... - Salon
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:24:40 GMT


Salon

For the first time ever, Australian surgeons transplant “dead” hearts into ...
Salon
The procedure, which was performed on three patients on Friday, uses hearts that have stopped beating for up to 20 minutes. Previously surgeons only performed heart transplants with only “still-beating” hearts from patients who are brain-dead, which ...


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