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The Grim Reality of Organ Harvesting in China

China has been in the spotlight recently in relation to their organ donations system. The high rate of transplants being done in the country...

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...

Don’t Mess with Medicare: A Lung Transplant Program Learned it the Hard Way

The cow milk of every transplant center is Medicare. This is the insurance company you don’t want to disappoint because if you run a...

Could Pulmonary Fibrosis finally be Treated?

Doctors from the University of Alabama have discovered that the diabetes drug metformin (AKA glucophage in Canada) has been accelerating the reversal of pulmonary...

First Lung Transplant in US Using Ex Vivo Perfusion

The University Of Maryland Medical Center was the first center in the US to perform a lung transplant using ex-vivo perfusion. The procedure is...

Lung Transplant and Complications: Breathing the Air

Lung transplant surgery can be a mean to improve quality of life for some but is certainly a life-saver procedure for others. It just...

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...

Lung Transplant: How Long Will I be Waiting

The first question that comes into people's mind when they consider organ transplant is how long they will have to wait. There are so...