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One number determines who gets an organ transplant. And it’s horribly unfair. - The Washington Post
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:41:15 GMT

One number determines who gets an organ transplant. And it’s horribly unfair.  The Washington Post

We have a liver selection meeting every Wednesday to consider which patients will get transplants. Each patient is listed by name, age, weight, diagnosis and ...


Benefits to help infant in need of liver transplant - Niagara Gazette
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 05:00:00 GMT

Benefits to help infant in need of liver transplant  Niagara Gazette

A Lockport family has been experiencing quite a difficult time with their latest child, who is in need of a liver transplant.


Avera Medical Minute: Patient receives haploidentical transplant for bone marrow - KSFY
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:19:00 GMT

Avera Medical Minute: Patient receives haploidentical transplant for bone marrow  KSFY

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Chris Hovaldt said every day is worth celebrating, but February 5th was a special day. It was the day he got a bone marrow transplant.


Feds: Patient With Intellectual Disability Blocked From Organ Transplant List - Disability Scoop
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 05:05:10 GMT

Feds: Patient With Intellectual Disability Blocked From Organ Transplant List  Disability Scoop

Federal officials say that a major university health care system will change its ways after denying a person with intellectual disability the opportunity to be placed ...


'How did we get here?': BC mom of transplant recipient worries about measles outbreaks - Terrace Standard
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:41:15 GMT

'How did we get here?': BC mom of transplant recipient worries about measles outbreaks  Terrace Standard

Addison, 7, cannot get a live vaccine because she has a heart transplant.


Monaca man needs kidney transplant - The Times
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Monaca man needs kidney transplant  The Times

John DiMarzio, a former borough councilman and firefighter, has Stage 5 or end-stage renal disease. His kidneys no longer function, meaning they can't filter ...


Behind the failure of the first U.S. uterine transplant - Washington Post
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:24:22 GMT

Behind the failure of the first U.S. uterine transplant  Washington Post

On March 7, 2016, doctors at the Cleveland Clinic introduced the nation to Lindsey McFarland, the first person to undergo a successful uterus transplant in the ...


Organ donations, transplants in Italy register second-highest level ever in 2018 - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:29:14 GMT

Organ donations, transplants in Italy register second-highest level ever in 2018 - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

ROME, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Organ donations and transplantations in Italy showed the second-highest level ever in 2018, the National Transplant Center (CNT) ...


Tri-Cities woman meets family of her heart transplant donor - WJHL-TV News Channel 11
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 04:25:00 GMT

Tri-Cities woman meets family of her heart transplant donor  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Rhonda Lucas' life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. It was in 2017 she received a new heart. That heart coming ...


Woman spending 'life-changing' wait on transplant list - New Jersey Herald
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Woman spending 'life-changing' wait on transplant list  New Jersey Herald

New Jersey woman says wait for lung transplant has been a "life-changing experience"


Long List Of Americans Waiting For Kidney Transplants - KELOLAND TV
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 23:09:00 GMT

Long List Of Americans Waiting For Kidney Transplants  KELOLAND TV

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Nearly 95,000 people are waiting for a kidney, and you may be one of those individuals. That number is according to UNOS, the non-profit ...


After organ transplant, couple giving thanks - The Gazette
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:20:08 GMT

After organ transplant, couple giving thanks  The Gazette

IOWA CITY — With his wife's life hanging on the precision of a surgeon's blade and the luck of a stranger's liver, Ed Brown on Nov. 7, 2016, sat alone in a ...


Restaurant hosting event for man needing heart transplant - Herald Palladium
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Restaurant hosting event for man needing heart transplant  Herald Palladium

SOUTH HAVEN — Friends of a South Haven area man who needs a heart transplant are rallying to help with expected medical costs.


Mum who had double lung transplant to celebrate milestone she didn't even realise was possible - Gazette Live
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mum who had double lung transplant to celebrate milestone she didn't even realise was possible  Gazette Live

Vicky Pettersen and her husband Erik thought the operation would give her a maximum of five more years to make memories with her family.


Genomic Testing Improves Success of Kidney Transplants - Labiotech.eu
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:18:02 GMT

Genomic Testing Improves Success of Kidney Transplants  Labiotech.eu

Genetic variations in cell surface proteins have been able to predict how likely kidney transplants are to succeed in a study in Austria, serving as a potential ...


For Keyport woman, a 'life-changing' wait on the lung transplant list - Asbury Park Press
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:00:00 GMT

For Keyport woman, a 'life-changing' wait on the lung transplant list  Asbury Park Press

Never a smoker, Dawn Burke found herself facing a dire diagnosis. Here's how she is fighting back.


A race against time for a transplant - WCVB Boston
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:47:00 GMT

A race against time for a transplant  WCVB Boston

Brian McMasters is fighting for his life. Dr. Hari Mallidi, the co-director for lung transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital, explains the significant decline in ...


Every breath is a step closer to a transplant - WCVB Boston
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 17:51:00 GMT

Every breath is a step closer to a transplant  WCVB Boston

The McMasters' family wait anxiously for Brian to reach a high enough spot on the organ donation list.


Carroll County High School welcomes back principal after double lung transplant - WDBJ7
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:14:15 GMT

Carroll County High School welcomes back principal after double lung transplant  WDBJ7

Chuck Thompson went back to work last week after a year-long hiatus for a procedure that nearly took his life.


Fundraiser aids transplant patient - The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald - Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:07:32 GMT

Fundraiser aids transplant patient - The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald  Roanoke Chowan News Herald

GARYSBURG – When she was only 12-years-old, Littleton resident Mesa Brown was diagnosed with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Her diagnosis came ...


Student up for award for support after transplant operation - The Northern Echo
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:53:00 GMT

Student up for award for support after transplant operation  The Northern Echo

A YOUNG woman who has had her life saved three times by transplant surgery has nominated a fellow student for an award in recognition of his support.


A stem cell transplant with a twist. ‘They are connected in so many ways’ - Tampa Bay Times
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:01:00 GMT

A stem cell transplant with a twist. ‘They are connected in so many ways’  Tampa Bay Times

She was a Florida college student with cancer. He lived in Kentucky. Their blood and bone marrow matched, and he helped save her life. Soon he'll preside at ...


Faster Cell Recovery After Cord Blood Transplant - MedPage Today
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 22:30:00 GMT

Faster Cell Recovery After Cord Blood Transplant  MedPage Today

Ex vivo expansion of umbilical cord blood (UCB) grafts by means of a stem cell-associated protein led to significantly quicker hematopoietic recovery after ...


Face transplant surgery can improve speech in victims of severe face trauma - Science Daily
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:58:17 GMT

Face transplant surgery can improve speech in victims of severe face trauma  Science Daily

A new case study finds that face transplant surgery in patients who have experienced severe facial trauma can improve speech production.


Video: Principal overcomes double lung transplant - WDBJ7
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:03:24 GMT

Video: Principal overcomes double lung transplant  WDBJ7

A school principal in Carroll County has defied the odds after a double lung transplant that nearly took his life.


Brooklyn the 'bubble baby': Pensacola toddler to undergo thymus transplant - WEAR
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:51:40 GMT

Brooklyn the 'bubble baby': Pensacola toddler to undergo thymus transplant  WEAR

A Pensacola family is learning to navigate life with their two-year-old, who is unlike any other in the United States. Brooklyn jones is an intelligent toddler.


Trial launched to study HIV-to-HIV liver transplant outcomes - UPI News
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:13:16 GMT

Trial launched to study HIV-to-HIV liver transplant outcomes  UPI News

The country's first large-scale clinical trial to study the safety of liver transplants between people with HIV was launched on Thursday.


NIH clinical trial to track outcomes of liver transplantation from HIV-positive donors to HIV-positive recipients - National Institutes of Health
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:23:54 GMT

NIH clinical trial to track outcomes of liver transplantation from HIV-positive donors to HIV-positive recipients  National Institutes of Health

The first large-scale clinical trial to study liver transplantation between people with HIV has begun at clinical centers across the United States. The HOPE in ...


Quinlan 4-year-old battling cancer finally gets bone marrow transplant - FOX 4 News
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:24:00 GMT

Quinlan 4-year-old battling cancer finally gets bone marrow transplant  FOX 4 News

A Quinlan girl battling a rare form of cancer has received the life-saving bone marrow transplant she's been waiting for.


Temple woman appreciates her transplanted heart - Temple Daily Telegram
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 04:05:00 GMT

Temple woman appreciates her transplanted heart  Temple Daily Telegram

Lydia Gaines is feeling fabulously well.She has been living with a transplanted heart for more than 25 years and plans to continue making the most of that gift for ...


Hoping for another miracle: Box Elder sheriff's deputy in need of second liver transplant - The Herald Journal
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 21:07:00 GMT

Hoping for another miracle: Box Elder sheriff's deputy in need of second liver transplant  The Herald Journal

Nearly 30 years ago, Kelton Bronson became the first boy in America to receive a live-donor liver transplant.


Man Donates Kidney Years After Son Receives Heart Transplant - CBS Denver
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 23:48:00 GMT

Man Donates Kidney Years After Son Receives Heart Transplant  CBS Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (CBS4)– Valentine's Day is also “National Donor Day,” across the United States. While many celebrate love, others hope to use the holiday to ...


Paris teens heart transplant rivets community - Hannibal.net
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:31:33 GMT

Paris teens heart transplant rivets community  Hannibal.net

On Christmas Day, Robert Conboy was full of energy, happily washing dishes.The active 13-year-old was with his twin, Zackary, sister Bryanna and his dad, ...


Valentine family: Father, daughter heart transplant recipients 'blessed beyond measure' - Springfield News-Leader
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 03:59:00 GMT

Valentine family: Father, daughter heart transplant recipients 'blessed beyond measure'  Springfield News-Leader

Sparta Superintendent Rocky Valentine and his daughter, Lyla, now 7, received heart transplants and they are blessed on Valentines Day.


As MUSC works to rebuild SC's only heart transplant program, Army vet dies after surgery - Charleston Post Courier
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

As MUSC works to rebuild SC's only heart transplant program, Army vet dies after surgery  Charleston Post Courier

The Medical University of South Carolina is the only hospital in the state that offers heart transplants. In the past, the program has struggled with below-average ...


South Kingstown woman in need of kidney transplant from living donor - Turn to 10
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:16:42 GMT

South Kingstown woman in need of kidney transplant from living donor  Turn to 10

A 43-year-old South Kingstown woman is in desperate need of a kidney donor. Brandi Bansemer has a failing kidney -- again. In 2006, Bansemer, who's a ...


From flu symptoms to heart failure: A New York teen's harrowing heart transplant tale - The Journal News | LoHud.com
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

From flu symptoms to heart failure: A New York teen's harrowing heart transplant tale  The Journal News | LoHud.com

A Rochester teen is heading home after a heart transplant that began as a flu scare last fall, underscoring an urgent push to improve organ donations.


Mid-Michigan man, girl bonded through kidney transplant helping others in need of kidney donation - WNEM Saginaw
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:19:00 GMT

Mid-Michigan man, girl bonded through kidney transplant helping others in need of kidney donation  WNEM Saginaw

Six years ago, TV5 introduced you to two total strangers that would end up being bonded for life.


New Therapy Able to Clear Hepatitis C From Donor Lungs Prior to Transplantation - Specialty Pharmacy Times
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT

New Therapy Able to Clear Hepatitis C From Donor Lungs Prior to Transplantation  Specialty Pharmacy Times

A novel method of inactivating hepatitis C virus in donor lungs could increase transplantations for patients with end stage lung disease.


Vaccine-Preventable Infections Common After Pediatric Organ Transplant - Clinical Advisor
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 09:00:00 GMT

Vaccine-Preventable Infections Common After Pediatric Organ Transplant  Clinical Advisor

Hospitalization for vaccine-preventable infections occurs in more than 15% of pediatric solid organ transplant recipients in the first five years after surgery.


Alcohol-related disease overtakes hepatitis C as top reason for liver transplant - NBCNews.com
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Alcohol-related disease overtakes hepatitis C as top reason for liver transplant  NBCNews.com

Doctors cite better hep c drugs and increasing openness within the transplant community to a candidate's history of alcohol and addiction as reasons why.


One more lung transplant performed in Coimbatore - Times of India
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:44:44 GMT

One more lung transplant performed in Coimbatore  Times of India

The Coimbatore district saw its third lung transplant being performed on Sunday. A 62-year-old woman in the city, who had been suffering from breathin.


Kent resident shares hardships of waiting for a kidney transplant - Record-Courier
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:23:48 GMT

Kent resident shares hardships of waiting for a kidney transplant  Record-Courier

Kent resident Jeff Roeger is many things: a member of the Kent United Church and Rotary Club; a husband; a father of three girls; and a manager of the ...


Should medical marijuana use influence whether Oregon patients are on transplant list? - KVAL
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Should medical marijuana use influence whether Oregon patients are on transplant list?  KVAL

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers may tighten restrictions on the state's organ transplant centers to ensure they don't discriminate against patients based ...


New Model Could Decrease Death Among Wait-listed Liver Transplant Candidates - hcanews.com
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:11:09 GMT

New Model Could Decrease Death Among Wait-listed Liver Transplant Candidates  hcanews.com

Machine learning could help decrease related deaths by 20 percent.


How kidney transplant chains are saving lives - PBS NewsHour
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How kidney transplant chains are saving lives  PBS NewsHour

What happens if you need a kidney transplant and don't know someone who is a biological match? A Nobel prize-winning economist has a solution: transplant ...


Virginia Beach man with broken heart gets transplant before Valentine’s Day - WTVR CBS 6 News
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:28:00 GMT

Virginia Beach man with broken heart gets transplant before Valentine’s Day  WTVR CBS 6 News

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A Virginia Beach man with a broken heart had his prayers answered just in time for Valentine's Day, WTKR reports. 34-year-old Matt ...


Transplant recipient pays Valentine’s visit to mom who donated son’s heart - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:49:00 GMT

Transplant recipient pays Valentine’s visit to mom who donated son’s heart  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

BOCA RATON, Fla. — "I really can feel it," Donna Kent said with a huge smile on her face, as she touched the chest of 58-year-old Sean Moynihan. Moynihan ...


AHA News: Heart Transplant Survivor Gets Wedding Proposal at Finish Line - U.S. News & World Report
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:22:00 GMT

AHA News: Heart Transplant Survivor Gets Wedding Proposal at Finish Line  U.S. News & World Report

THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Given the choice of walking 3 miles or 1 mile, Amanda "Mandi" Tate always opts for the longer ...


10-year-old with rare disease needs kidney transplant to live - FOX 31 Denver
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:47:00 GMT

10-year-old with rare disease needs kidney transplant to live  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER - A 10 year old girl is in the fight of her life right now. She was diagnosed with a rare auto-immune disease and the only cure is a kidney transplant.


Heart-lung Transplant Inspires Art, Valentines - Pulmonary Hypertension News
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:00:00 GMT

Heart-lung Transplant Inspires Art, Valentines  Pulmonary Hypertension News

Columnist Kathleen Sheffer shares the many art mediums that have been used to commemorate the heart and lungs she lost through transplant.


Blood test shows promise for early detection of severe lung-transplant rejection - National Institutes of Health
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Blood test shows promise for early detection of severe lung-transplant rejection  National Institutes of Health

Researchers have developed a simple blood test that can detect when a newly transplanted lung is being rejected by a patient, even when no outward signs of ...


#happylife: Valentine's Day has whole new meaning for heart transplant recipient - KXLY Spokane
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:05:00 GMT

#happylife: Valentine's Day has whole new meaning for heart transplant recipient  KXLY Spokane

Valentine's Day 2019 marks one year since he got the call he'd been waiting years for, doctors found a donor for a heart transplant he desperately needed.


Chillicothe baby in need of heart transplant sees improvement - week.com
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:31:46 GMT

Chillicothe baby in need of heart transplant sees improvement  week.com

This Valentine's Day, a baby boy from Chillicothe is waiting on a heart donation. We introduced you to Walter Bastian, or Wally, back in January. Now the.


New clues discovered to lung transplant rejection: Points toward treatment to prevent a particularly deadly form of rejection - Science Daily
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

New clues discovered to lung transplant rejection: Points toward treatment to prevent a particularly deadly form of rejection  Science Daily

Researchers have discovered clues to a particularly deadly form of rejection that can follow lung transplantation. Called antibody-mediated rejection, the ...


Man given transplanted heart that was kept 'alive' outside body - BBC News
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 06:02:34 GMT

Man given transplanted heart that was kept 'alive' outside body  BBC News

A man who received a transplanted heart that was kept 'alive' for five hours outside the body said he feels like he has been given "a whole new life".


Can the eye help achieve islet transplant tolerance in type 1 diabetes? - Science Daily
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Can the eye help achieve islet transplant tolerance in type 1 diabetes?  Science Daily

Scientists show in experimental and preclinical recipients that islets transplanted in the eye can survive and function long-term without continuous ...


Liver Transplant Survivor Plans to Run Cowtown 7 Months After Surgery - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 22:29:04 GMT

Liver Transplant Survivor Plans to Run Cowtown 7 Months After Surgery  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

In less than a year, an Irving man will go from receiving a liver transplant to running the Cowtown Marathon.


KARE 11 Investigates: Veteran wins transplant battle - KARE11.com
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 22:20:38 GMT

KARE 11 Investigates: Veteran wins transplant battle  KARE11.com

In the wake of a KARE 11 investigation, the VA reverses its denial of a kidney transplant to a Native American Marine Corps veteran from Minnesota.


Faecal transplant researchers identify 'super-pooper' donors - The Guardian
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Faecal transplant researchers identify 'super-pooper' donors  The Guardian

Researchers looking into the success of faecal transplants believe they have identified why the poo of certain donors produces better results than others – so ...


The Transplant Surgeon Needed a New Heart—Even if It Had Hepatitis C - The Wall Street Journal
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The Transplant Surgeon Needed a New Heart—Even if It Had Hepatitis C  The Wall Street Journal

A doctor advocating for his patients to have transplanted organs infected with the liver disease now uses himself as a living example.


Lenalidomide Maintenance Improves PFS, OS in Patients With Transplant-Eligible Multiple... - Targeted Oncology
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:54:00 GMT

Lenalidomide Maintenance Improves PFS, OS in Patients With Transplant-Eligible Multiple...  Targeted Oncology

Maintenance therapy with lenalidomide (Revlimid) significantly improved progression-free survival (PFS) compared with observation alone in patients with ...


Liver Rushed For Transplant On Mumbai Suburban Train - NDTV News
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:31:00 GMT

Liver Rushed For Transplant On Mumbai Suburban Train  NDTV News

The liver of a 53-year-old man, declared brain-dead, was transported in a suburban train from Thane to Dadar on Friday afternoon to transplant it in a patient at a ...


New liver transplant guidelines improve odds for patients in Northeast - Worcester Telegram
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

New liver transplant guidelines improve odds for patients in Northeast  Worcester Telegram

WORCESTER - For 30 years, the chance that someone who needed a liver transplant would actually get an appropriate liver in time depended at least as much ...


Chicago transplant surgeon aims to increase live-saving options for African American patients - WLS-TV
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Chicago transplant surgeon aims to increase live-saving options for African American patients  WLS-TV

Jacquelyn Charleston has been waiting for a transplant for weeks. A liver from a living or deceased donor could save her life.


Stem cell transplant may help some with aggressive MS - Health24
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:46:52 GMT

Stem cell transplant may help some with aggressive MS  Health24

A stem cell transplant can help MS patients by 'rebooting' the immune system and stopping it from attacking the body's myelin.


Sarah Hyland Shares Throwback Texts and Photos of Wells Adams’ Support After Her Second Kidney Transplant - Us Weekly
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:04:34 GMT

Sarah Hyland Shares Throwback Texts and Photos of Wells Adams’ Support After Her Second Kidney Transplant  Us Weekly

Love in the making! Sarah Hyland celebrated Valentine's Day with boyfriend Wells Adams by reflecting on how he supported her during her second kidney ...


Rare transplant could let girl, 2, see world - WOODTV.com
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:22:00 GMT

Rare transplant could let girl, 2, see world  WOODTV.com

She was born with a nearly nonexistent immune system, but that hasn't stopped 2-year-old Jada Elenbaas from making history.


Alcohol-Linked Disease Overtakes Hep C As Top Reason For Liver Transplant - Kaiser Health News
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Alcohol-Linked Disease Overtakes Hep C As Top Reason For Liver Transplant  Kaiser Health News

An estimated 17,000 Americans are on the waiting list for a liver transplant, and there's a strong chance that many of them have alcohol-associated liver disease.


The perfect Valentine's Day story: Father-Daughter share heart transplant bond - KY3
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:49:08 GMT

The perfect Valentine's Day story: Father-Daughter share heart transplant bond  KY3

Valentine's day is all about the heart. And for a family from Rogersville named Valentine, it's definitely about hearts as a father and his daughter have both had ...


What can a hair transplant package in Antalya teach us about medical tourism? - The Frisky
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:27:31 GMT

What can a hair transplant package in Antalya teach us about medical tourism?  The Frisky

Every year, more and more people travel to other countries to get medical services. Turkey has come to the fore lately, especially in the area of hair transplants.


Zambia celebrates improvement of first kidney transplant patient - African Daily Voice
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:36:15 GMT

Zambia celebrates improvement of first kidney transplant patient  African Daily Voice

Johannesburg, South Africa (ADV) – Zambia is celebrating after the country's first kidney transplant patient has fully recovered. The move has been described as ...


A heart transplant for Valentine's Day - KLFY
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:58:06 GMT

A heart transplant for Valentine's Day  KLFY

It was just a coincidence around this time 31 years ago, 63 year old Rickey Meche had his first heart transplant.


Jacksonville veteran in need of liver transplant waits for VA response; mother fears the worst - FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:57:00 GMT

Jacksonville veteran in need of liver transplant waits for VA response; mother fears the worst  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Army Veteran Sunnie Smith did two tours in the Persian Gulf. Her mother said the veteran was stationed in Afghanistan when she fell ...


‘Even healthy kids [could] die’: Measles outbreak prompts vaccine plea from mom of transplant recipient - Global News
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:54:00 GMT

‘Even healthy kids [could] die’: Measles outbreak prompts vaccine plea from mom of transplant recipient  Global News

A B.C. mom says Vancouver's measles outbreak proves how low vaccination rates put her eight-eight-year-old daughter's life at risk.


Dad who was denied a heart transplant has died aged 38 - Wales Online
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:51:00 GMT

Dad who was denied a heart transplant has died aged 38  Wales Online

A father who was denied a heart transplant on the NHS has died. Nasar Ullah Khan, a Pakistani citizen, was ordered to pay £32,000 for end-of-life care.


Genetic engineering promises improved bone marrow transplants - Cosmos
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:01:00 GMT

Genetic engineering promises improved bone marrow transplants  Cosmos

More people may soon be able to receive bone marrow transplants for the treatment of bone cancer, following a successful clinical trial carried out in Australia.


Everyday Heroes: OHSU Doctor John Barry and his 2500th kidney transplant patient - KATU
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Everyday Heroes: OHSU Doctor John Barry and his 2500th kidney transplant patient  KATU

OHSU surgeon Dr. John Barry performed his 2500th kidney transplant last December. He regards each one of them as a miracle. And the real heroes, he tells us ...


38-year-old man gets 3D-printed hip transplant at city hospital - Bangalore Mirror
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:30:00 GMT

38-year-old man gets 3D-printed hip transplant at city hospital  Bangalore Mirror

On examination, his right leg was an inch and half short with painful and restricted hip movements. Radiographs and CT scan of his hip showed that the ball of ...


Post renal transplant anemia and graft failure | BMC Nephrology - MD Linx
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:43:03 GMT

Post renal transplant anemia and graft failure | BMC Nephrology  MD Linx

Nephrology Article: Post renal transplant anemia: Severity, causes and their association with graft and patient survival.


Out & About: Heart transplant inspires Vershire couple to be advocates - Valley News
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Out & About: Heart transplant inspires Vershire couple to be advocates  Valley News

VERSHIRE— Shortly after Christmas, Jeff Worcester took a turn for the worse. He'd been at Tufts Medical Center in Boston being treated for heart failure and ...


Living Donor Program at UPMC - WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:45:00 GMT

Living Donor Program at UPMC  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- There are between 14000 and 17000 people currently on the waiting list for a liver transplant. One option for those patients is a living ...


Family Hopes Heart and Double Lung Transplant Heals Daughter's Broken Heart - OzarksFirst.com
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 18:35:00 GMT

Family Hopes Heart and Double Lung Transplant Heals Daughter's Broken Heart  OzarksFirst.com

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Here's one for your heart: You probably know by now that February is American Heart Month. This particular week aims to bring ...


UC Health Sets Organ Transplant Record - WVXU
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

UC Health Sets Organ Transplant Record  WVXU

The University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) performed 303 organ transplants in nearly 300 surgeries last year, setting a new record.


Israeli Doctors Restore Vision Using Placenta Membrane Transplant - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:18:00 GMT

Israeli Doctors Restore Vision Using Placenta Membrane Transplant  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Israeli doctors at the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa have recently conducted a successful procedure through which they restored a woman's lost ...


Transplantation: researchers urge retraction of 400 papers amid fears that organs were from Chinese prisoners - The BMJ
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Transplantation: researchers urge retraction of 400 papers amid fears that organs were from Chinese prisoners  The BMJ

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l596 (Published 06 February 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l596. Article; Related *content*; Metrics; Responses ...


Mouse kidneys grown in rats could pave way for human transplant options - The Japan Times
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mouse kidneys grown in rats could pave way for human transplant options  The Japan Times

Japanese scientists said Wednesday they had successfully used mouse stem cells to grow kidneys in rat embryos, using a technique that could one day help gr.


Antibody-drug combo may obviate need for tissue-matching in organ transplant - Stanford Medical Center Report
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 21:49:02 GMT

Antibody-drug combo may obviate need for tissue-matching in organ transplant  Stanford Medical Center Report

For those hoping for a new heart, liver, bone marrow or other organ, the wait for a compatible organ has always been part of the excruciating drama of ...


Transplant gives hilarious take on Seattleites' "panic" during "snowpocalypse" - KOMO News
Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Transplant gives hilarious take on Seattleites' "panic" during "snowpocalypse"  KOMO News

SEATTLE - It doesn't usually snow that often or that much in Seattle, so when it does, you have to excuse us for being a little bit inexperienced in how to handle ...


Boy, 6, needs life-saving bone marrow transplant after undergoing brain surgery - Fox News
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Boy, 6, needs life-saving bone marrow transplant after undergoing brain surgery  Fox News

A 6-year-old boy who underwent brain surgery last year is in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant as he battles sickle cell disease.


Midlands child with rare immune deficiency to receive bone marrow transplant - WIS10
Sun, 10 Feb 2019 20:57:00 GMT

Midlands child with rare immune deficiency to receive bone marrow transplant  WIS10

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Imagine if you or your child couldn't go out, spend time with friends, eat at a restaurant, or really do anything- all because the risk of ...


18-month-old Ewa Beach boy in need of lifesaving bone marrow transplant - KITV Honolulu
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 03:13:00 GMT

18-month-old Ewa Beach boy in need of lifesaving bone marrow transplant  KITV Honolulu

An 18-month-old Ewa Beach boy is in need of a lifesaving bone marrow transplant. Doctors diagnosed little Aizen Enos with a rare blood disease called ...


Research Partners Work to Simplify, Improve Assessment of Lungs for Transplant - Cystic Fibrosis News Today
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Research Partners Work to Simplify, Improve Assessment of Lungs for Transplant  Cystic Fibrosis News Today

Companies to create and license multiplexed protein assays and point-of-care test strategies aimed at simplifying the assessment of lungs for transplant.


Girl who has had THREE different transplants dubbed a walking miracle - Chronicle Live
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:00:00 GMT

Girl who has had THREE different transplants dubbed a walking miracle  Chronicle Live

Linzi Saunders, 21, has told her amazing story as she gets ready for day she never thought she'd see.


How a phone call helped shape the field of bone marrow transplant - Fred Hutch News Service
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How a phone call helped shape the field of bone marrow transplant  Fred Hutch News Service

No one understood why a lifesaving new leukemia treatment was harming some patients' digestive organs. So, over 40 years, Dr. George McDonald helped fill ...


Whose hearts, livers and lungs are transplanted in China? Origins must be clear in human organ research - The Conversation AU
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Whose hearts, livers and lungs are transplanted in China? Origins must be clear in human organ research  The Conversation AU

International standards ban publication of research that involves any biological material from executed prisoners, that lacks human research ethics committee ...


Newer Regimens in Myeloma: A Need for Transplant? - OncLive
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Newer Regimens in Myeloma: A Need for Transplant?  OncLive

Based on emerging treatment regimens for patients with newly diagnosed transplant-eligible myeloma, expert clinicians debate the rationale for transplant.


Quinlan 4-year-old battling cancer set for bone marrow transplant on Valentine's Day - FOX 4 News
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Quinlan 4-year-old battling cancer set for bone marrow transplant on Valentine's Day  FOX 4 News

A Quinlan girl in need of a bone marrow transplant is getting ready for her life-saving surgery. 4-year-old Landrie Lay has been sick since she was a toddler.


IU Health Blackford to offer Organ Transplant Support Group - Kokomo Perspective
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 18:45:00 GMT

IU Health Blackford to offer Organ Transplant Support Group  Kokomo Perspective

IU Health Blackford is happy to announce that starting in March, an Organ Transplant Support Group will be available to patients that have had an organ ...


Fundraiser for firefighter in need of kidney transplant - FOX Carolina
Sun, 10 Feb 2019 23:33:00 GMT

Fundraiser for firefighter in need of kidney transplant  FOX Carolina

Joshua Strange is in need of a kidney transplant, so his fellow firefighters have stepped up to help. (2/9/2019)


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