Saturday, November 23, 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...

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...

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Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Disabling MS-like Disease

Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Disabling MS-like Disease A stem cell transplant has reversed a debilitating neurological disorder that leaves more than 50% of the affected...

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant A nurse with a heart and call to save became a hero to a 27-year-old...

Father Who Called On The Public For Their Stem Cells For His Son Nominated For A Prestigious Anthony Nolan Award

Father Who Called On The Public For Their Stem Cells For His Son Nominated For A Prestigious Anthony Nolan Award Like some other parents who...

First Full Face Transplant Done on a Black Man

First Full Face Transplant Done on a Black Man An African American man in Boston was the first to have a full face transplant. Robert...

People Disabilities Barred from Receiving Transplants – Claims New Report

Is Disability a Factor In Organ Transplantation? People with disabilities, according to a new report, are being barred from receiving organ transplants. The report was...

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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...

I unsigned my organ donation card (and still want to be a donor). Here’s why.

                 I have been working in transplantation for several years now and we are always grateful for...

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...

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...

Baby Lincoln Seay Goes Home After Receiving a Life-Saving Heart Transplant

“No words can express the gratitude we feel for the family who lost their loved one… choosing to save someone else’s life at a...

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant A nurse with a heart and call to save became a hero to a 27-year-old...
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Organ Transplants by the Numbers

Every day we hear in the media and read on the web that so many people are on a waiting list for organ transplants....

Why am I a lung transplant coordinator?

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Baby Lincoln Seay Goes Home After Receiving a Life-Saving Heart Transplant

“No words can express the gratitude we feel for the family who lost their loved one… choosing to save someone else’s life at a...

Organ Transplantation Breakthrough: How About Uterine Transplant?

  Within the last several years we have seen major breakthrough in organ transplantation: multi-organ transplant, hair transplant, bone marrow transplant and even face and...

Pigs to Provide Human Organs for Transplantation

Thanks to a breakthrough in stem cells research, we are getting closer to have pigs be used to grow organs for human transplantation. According...

Facebook Helping Find organ donors

Early on when Facebook was created it was used to find old friends and stay in contact with people we care but didn't necessarily...

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Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Disabling MS-like Disease

Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Disabling MS-like Disease A stem cell transplant has reversed a debilitating neurological disorder that leaves more than 50% of the affected...

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant A nurse with a heart and call to save became a hero to a 27-year-old...

Father Who Called On The Public For Their Stem Cells For His Son Nominated For A Prestigious Anthony Nolan Award

Father Who Called On The Public For Their Stem Cells For His Son Nominated For A Prestigious Anthony Nolan Award Like some other parents who...

First Full Face Transplant Done on a Black Man

First Full Face Transplant Done on a Black Man An African American man in Boston was the first to have a full face transplant. Robert...

People Disabilities Barred from Receiving Transplants – Claims New Report

Is Disability a Factor In Organ Transplantation? People with disabilities, according to a new report, are being barred from receiving organ transplants. The report was...