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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Liver Transplant and Obesity: Big Difference in Statistics

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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...

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...

Who sets the rules for organ placement in the US?

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United Kingdom’s Strategy to Boost Organ Donation: Free Funerals

This is no joke.  Britain's health system is strongly considering offering free funerals to organ donors as a way to increase their donation rate. ...

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...
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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...

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...

New Heart Transplant Device Use to Deliver Warm (Heart) Organ

A new device being tested at UCLA Medical Center in California is use to deliver heart ready for transplant. Traditionally organs are delivered on...

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...

Why am I a lung transplant coordinator?

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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...