Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Pierre Luc Charland

Aside from being a very experienced transplant coordinator in the Houston area, Pierre is also an amazing content creator for our properties. Pierre plays a key role in driving our mission and offering expert insight to the ever evolving world of transplantation.

Stories From This Author:


New lung allocations rules may affect your wait time (This could be good or bad news for you)

What is it about? Effective November 24th 2017, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN),under a directive from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services(HHS) changed its lung allocation...

The Truth About Organ Donation

There are still a lot of myths about organ donation and that could explain why millions of people have not signed their state registry's donation card yet (in this...

CMV: Infection that Every Organ Transplant Patients Should Know About

CMV stands for cytomegalovirus. Most of the population has been exposed to it and will rarely cause any problem to healthy persons. But it could cause a lot of...

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 the patients are alive after...

The role of your transplant coordinator

A transplant coordinator has a really important role in the transplant process. There are three types of coordinators: pre-transplant, inpatient and post-transplant. I will explain the role for all...

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 years ago misinformation, brought by...