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Heart transplant survivor runs half-marathon with her team of doctors ... - ABC News
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:26:00 GMT


Heart transplant survivor runs half-marathon with her team of doctors ...
ABC News
More than 16 years after her heart transplant surgery, Kristin Marx ran the Milwaukee Half-Marathon in Wisconsin with her cardiac-care team and family.

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Liver transplant viable, more accepted in alcoholic hepatitis - Healio
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:51:01 GMT


Liver transplant viable, more accepted in alcoholic hepatitis
Healio
WASHINGTON — Patients with acute alcoholic hepatitis fare well after liver transplant and should be considered for the procedure more than they currently are, according to a presenter at The Liver Meeting 2017. “Patients with acute alcoholic hepatitis ...


Should a disability affect who gets organ transplants? - The Columbus Dispatch
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:30:46 GMT


The Columbus Dispatch

Should a disability affect who gets organ transplants?
The Columbus Dispatch
As the parent of a child born with both Down syndrome and a heart defect, Jackie Ward knew from the moment of diagnosis that she'd have to become an advocate for her daughter. But, Ward told a state legislative committee last week, “I had no idea that ...


Holland community rallies behind man in need of heart transplant - HollandSentinel.com
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:52:51 GMT


HollandSentinel.com

Holland community rallies behind man in need of heart transplant
HollandSentinel.com
Unfortunately, doctors said his heart is too weak for anymore surgery or procedures. Without a new heart, Mark's health will continue to deteriorate as a result of the radiation damage. He has been placed on the heart transplant list. Mark and his wife ...


How Friendship Helped Save a 50-Year-Old Woman's Life During Her Second Heart Transplant: 'We Felt Our Power' - PEOPLE.com
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:00:45 GMT


PEOPLE.com

How Friendship Helped Save a 50-Year-Old Woman's Life During Her Second Heart Transplant: 'We Felt Our Power'
PEOPLE.com
A group of nine female friends came to Amy Silverstein's side while she awaited her second heart transplant at age 50, more than two decades after her first. As Silverstein describes in her new memoir, My Glory Was I Had Such Friends, their friendship ...


Liver Ca Transplant Rates Vary by Ethnicity - MedPage Today
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:01:01 GMT


Liver Ca Transplant Rates Vary by Ethnicity
MedPage Today
WASHINGTON -- African American patients at a major liver transplant center in the Midwest received liver transplantation less often than their white counterparts, even though they had about the same degree of illness, researchers said here. In a 15 ...


Baby Denied Kidney Transplant Because the Donor, His Father, Violated Parole - Newsweek
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:56:59 GMT


Newsweek

Baby Denied Kidney Transplant Because the Donor, His Father, Violated Parole
Newsweek
Two-year-old A.J. was born without kidneys. In desperate need of a transplant, A.J.'s family was grateful that a willing donor had been so easy to find. It had actually worked out perfectly, the child's own father was a perfect match and was more than ...


Uninsured bone marrow transplant survivor battles cancer - WANE
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 22:15:51 GMT


WANE

Uninsured bone marrow transplant survivor battles cancer
WANE
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A Fort Wayne woman who went through a bone marrow transplant at two years old, is taking on another battle. Pictures of Tara Knuth sit on a table at a fundraiser Saturday, including one of her mom's favorite pictures: Tara ...


Donors pour in for 2-year-old who was denied kidney transplant ... - First Coast News
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:03:45 GMT


First Coast News

Donors pour in for 2-year-old who was denied kidney transplant ...
First Coast News
I didn't think a stranger would be like oh let me just give him a kidney. That's a big decision to give an organ.”
Leaders urge Emory to move forward with kidney transplant for kid ...WXIA-TV

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Lawsuit gives insight into hospital transplant program - TMJ4.com - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:35:00 GMT


WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Lawsuit gives insight into hospital transplant program - TMJ4.com
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
Practices at Froedtert/Medical College of Wisconsin may have caused avoidable deaths for patients waiting on life-saving organs.

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