Thursday, November 21, 2019

Five Shocking Facts about Transplant Medications

According to UNOS, 19,513 transplants were performed between January and June 2019. While their diagnoses and organ needs differ, all transplant recipients share one...

Kidney Transplant and Pain Medicine

An interesting study came out at the American Transplant Congress conference held last month in Philadelphia, Pa. Patients who were chronic opioid (pain medicine)...

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...

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...