South Florida teen first in state to get implantable pediatric heart device

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – According to the American Heart Association, about 1% of all newborn infants will have some type of...
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South Florida teen first in state to get implantable pediatric heart device

Reducing lung transplant rejection aim of clinical trial funded with $22 million grant

Physicians at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston have received...
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Reducing lung transplant rejection aim of clinical trial funded with $22 million grant

Heart transplant, cancer survivor shares secret springboards behind her resilience

Julie Hutchinson’s second life started 27 years ago. Each of those years, the 58-year-old Riverside resident has celebrated her heart...
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Heart transplant, cancer survivor shares secret springboards behind her resilience

MUSC kidney transplant wait times to increase following new national allocation system

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina say the average wait time for a kidney...
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MUSC kidney transplant wait times to increase following new national allocation system

FDA Approves First Treatment for Common Type of Post-Transplant Infection that is Resistant to Other Drugs

For Immediate Release: November 23, 2021 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Livtencity (maribavir) as the first drug...
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FDA Approves First Treatment for Common Type of Post-Transplant Infection that is Resistant to Other Drugs

INDIA: Aster MIMS Calicut Offers Free Liver Transplant Surgeries to Children

Addressing a media conference, Aster MIMS CEO Farhan Yassin said that the six surgeries, which cost approximately Rs 1.25 crores,...
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INDIA: Aster MIMS Calicut Offers Free Liver Transplant Surgeries to Children

Kidney Transplant Waitlisting Tied to Dialysis Facility Quality

Placement on the kidney transplant waitlist is more likely to occur at dialysis facilities rated high for quality care by...
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Kidney Transplant Waitlisting Tied to Dialysis Facility Quality

MountainView Hospital launches Nevada’s only blood, marrow transplant program

MountainView Hospital has launched Nevada’s only blood and marrow transplant program, hospital representatives said Wednesday. MountainView and Sarah Cannon, the...
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MountainView Hospital launches Nevada’s only blood, marrow transplant program

New Mechanism of Lung Tissue Regeneration Revealed

New research performed in mice models at Penn Medicine shows, mechanistically, how the infant lung regenerates cells after injury differently...
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New Mechanism of Lung Tissue Regeneration Revealed

INDIA: 11 children from Philippines get new lease of life after liver transplant- The New Indian Express

By PTI NEW DELHI: Eleven children from the Philippines, who were suffering from chronic liver diseases, received a new lease...
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INDIA: 11 children from Philippines get new lease of life after liver transplant- The New Indian Express

NephroSant Secures Medicare Coverage for QSant, the First Urine-based Kidney Transplant Rejection Test, and Plans 2022 Launch

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NephroSant™ a biotechnology company dedicated to accelerating the diagnosis of early kidney damage in...
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NephroSant Secures Medicare Coverage for QSant, the First Urine-based Kidney Transplant Rejection Test, and Plans 2022 Launch

What the successful test of a pig-to-human kidney transplant means

Surgeons in New York City successfully attached a pig kidney to a human patient and watched the pinkish organ function...
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What the successful test of a pig-to-human kidney transplant means

Natera launches lung DNA test for catching transplant rejections

Capturing the small pieces of DNA found circulating in the bloodstream has made headlines as the basis of liquid biopsy...
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Natera launches lung DNA test for catching transplant rejections

Kidney transplant connects two Oklahoma National Guardsman for life (VIDEO)

OKLAHOMA CITY —During Greg Randolph’s last official military physical exam, he was diagnosed with degenerative kidney disease after serving 24...
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Kidney transplant connects two Oklahoma National Guardsman for life (VIDEO)

After organ donation, Smith family meets the man who received Tyronzen Smith’s lungs

Charmin Porter Smith uses a stethoscope to listen to Gary Davis’s chest Saturday afternoon. Smith’s sons’ organs and tissues were...
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After organ donation, Smith family meets the man who received Tyronzen Smith’s lungs

World’s First Artificial Heart Transplant on a Female Shows Promising Result, Gives Hope to Wider Variety of Patients (VIDEO)

Cardiothoracic surgeons from the University of Louisville Health - Jewish Hospital and the University of Louisville performed the first-ever Aeson...
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World’s First Artificial Heart Transplant on a Female Shows Promising Result, Gives Hope to Wider Variety of Patients (VIDEO)

VENEZUELA: Stranded on a Waiting List: The Quest for an Organ Transplant in Venezuela

  Sitting on a brown-leather springy couch that makes him look like he is sinking into quicksand, Carlos Román awaits...
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VENEZUELA: Stranded on a Waiting List: The Quest for an Organ Transplant in Venezuela

UK: British surgeons in children’s heart transplant breakthrough

NHS doctors have reportedly become the first in the world to complete heart transplants in children using organs brought back...
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UK: British surgeons in children’s heart transplant breakthrough

Diego’s miracle: The lives saved by one man’s battle with cancer

Diego sat up wearily in the hospital bed that had been a position of purgatory for him too many times...
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Diego’s miracle: The lives saved by one man’s battle with cancer

Skeletal Muscle Index Predicts Kidney Transplant Outcomes in Older Men

A low skeletal muscle index (SMI) as assessed by computed tomography (CT) independently predicts increased risks for morbidity and mortality...
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Skeletal Muscle Index Predicts Kidney Transplant Outcomes in Older Men