Monday, August 19, 2019

2019 SUMMER WORLD TRANSPLANT GAMES

World transplant games- Image source World Transplant Games, popularly referred to as WTG is an event staged and managed by the World Transplant Games Federation. All...

Kidney Transplant Recipient Is ‘Scooting 4 Donors’ Across The USA

Four-time kidney transplant recipient Matt Schneider is currently 'Scooting4Donors,' making his way across the US on a scooter in support of organ donation awareness. Matt...

A Rare 3 Organ Transplant for a California Man

At the edge of life’s trials, all we can hold on to is hope. Appreciating the value of life every moment we see a...

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Trump’s New Kidney Dialysis Directive To Save Lives And Money

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at reducing the cost of kidney treatment by increasing the availability of kidney transplants. According to...

Disparity Persists In Kidney Transplantation for Hispanics and African Americans

For two decades now, there has been a campaign to increase the number of Hispanic and black patients receiving kidney transplants from related and...

It’s time to eliminate the monopolies in organ donation

We have always been told that competition makes people or businesses better, right??  It pushes us to work a little harder which at the...

Ever Think About Donating Part of Your Liver? On Average Over 400 Americans Do Every Year

The Ed Henry story is helping promote living donation for liver transplantation. Ed Henry is a journalist for Fox News and he decided to donate...

Medicare Could Save More Than $25B Every Year for Kidney Diseases Care

The new federal government initiative for kidney care that was signed this week by President Trump was long overdue.  More than 20% of the...

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Getting THE call. What happens next? (Part 2)

There are a lot of things that need to be looked at when reviewing an offer. We just don’t give an organ to somebody...

Lung and Heart Transplant Surgeons Efficient Day and Night

Several patients don't want to be operated on at night for fear that more mistakes happen due to fatigue and stress. If you are...

Post-transplant anti-rejection drugs, the sun, and skin cancer

"Protect your skin" should not be an advice taken lightly for transplant patients. It is especially true for bald men. Skin cancer is a...

Euthanasia and Organ Transplants

This is a very touchy subject here in America. It seems that nobody wants to address the issue. The physicians are still hesitant to...

The ABCs of a Good Outcome after Organ Transplant

Be active There are plenty of statistics available about organ transplantation; survival per age, survival per organ, survival per gender, etc. The vast majority of...

Steve Job’s transplant

I have read a lot of misinformation lately about Steve Jobs regarding his 2009 liver transplant.  Even when it was make public a few...
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A Rare 3 Organ Transplant for a California Man

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Trump’s New Kidney Dialysis Directive To Save Lives And Money

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For two decades now, there has been a campaign to increase the number of Hispanic and black patients receiving kidney transplants from related and...

It’s time to eliminate the monopolies in organ donation

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Ever Think About Donating Part of Your Liver? On Average Over 400 Americans Do Every Year

The Ed Henry story is helping promote living donation for liver transplantation. Ed Henry is a journalist for Fox News and he decided to donate...

Medicare Could Save More Than $25B Every Year for Kidney Diseases Care

The new federal government initiative for kidney care that was signed this week by President Trump was long overdue.  More than 20% of the...