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  • centers
  • Her kidney was rejected by six transplant centers, owing to the fact it was damaged, but the research team had faith their new technique could improve its chances of functioning. (redorbit.com)
  • The first three phases of this study will have been conducted over a six-year period at approximately 23 collaborating transplant centers and completed enrollment of multi-center cases of March 31, 2006. (knowcancer.com)
  • donors
  • This technique also boosts the function of damaged kidneys from "marginal donors," such as the elderly or those with high blood pressure and diabetes, and also reduces the risk of the organ being rejected. (redorbit.com)
  • While stem cells from organ donors have been used before, this is the first time it has been used for "mismatched" transplants, in which donors and recipients do not have to be related and immunologically similar. (redorbit.com)
  • Its frequency increases when the donors are serum-positive, and the recipients are serum-negative to this virus. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Healthcare
  • When an organ becomes available in another state and the patient needs to travel, most healthcare providers recommend transportation via air ambulance . (angelmedflight.com)
  • Work with your healthcare provider to see if there is one that is a better fit for you and consider applying to an alternative transplant center if you aren't accepted. (angelmedflight.com)
  • cancer
  • Soon into adulthood, doctors warned Schneider that a weakened immune system, brought on by the transplants, results in an elevated risk of certain kinds of cancer. (go.com)
  • Schneider is certainly not the only patient to receive a cancer diagnosis after a transplant. (go.com)
  • Transplants are truly one of the miracles of modern medicine," said Dr. Eric Engels, a senior investigator of the National Cancer Institute and lead author of the study. (go.com)
  • Recipients were at twice as much risk of the general population for developing cancer. (go.com)
  • Moosa MR, Gralla J. Skin cancer in renal allograft recipients-experience in different ethnic groups residing in the same geographical region. (springer.com)
  • stem
  • The transplant was then performed, with the stem cells injected a few days afterwards. (redorbit.com)
  • The idea is that the stem cells will help generate a modified immune system that no longer attacks the organ or its new owner. (redorbit.com)
  • time
  • For those who have received a life-saving organ, tissue or eye transplant, this time of year is always especially meaningful. (thehour.com)
  • Conversely, serum TNF-α and IFN-γ showed a progressive increase starting during physical performance and enduring for the next 18 to 24 hours in healthy subjects, whereas they were unchanged over time in cyclists with transplants. (nih.gov)
  • risk
  • And those whose kidneys begin to fail after their transplant face a much larger risk of dying than those whose kidneys stay healthy, the study finds. (eurekalert.org)
  • We can see now how large the problem is, what the risk factors are, and what the implications and costs might be for the dialysis and transplant systems. (eurekalert.org)
  • Increased risk was observed for all types of transplanted organs. (ascopost.com)
  • study
  • The researchers, publishing their study in the journal Science Translational Medicine, said the research could have a "major impact" on transplant science. (redorbit.com)
  • The study examined more than 175,000 organ transplants performed in the United States, which made up nearly 40 percent of all transplants procedures between 1987 and 2008. (go.com)
  • ANN ARBOR, MI - As if the ordeal of waiting for, receiving and living with an organ transplant weren't enough, a new study finds that people who get a second chance at life from new hearts, lungs, livers or intestines are very likely to have their lives cut short by failing kidneys. (eurekalert.org)
  • They also searched the Social Security Administration's list of deaths, so that they had complete information on which transplant recipients had died for any reason during the study period, which ended in 2001. (eurekalert.org)
  • possible
  • no conclusions were possible for CMV negative recipients of negative organs.Neurological dysfunction was more common with ganciclovir and valaciclovir compared with placebo/no treatment. (nih.gov)
  • The comparison with sedentary transplant recipients revealed an overall amelioration of inflammatory indexes as a possible effect of regular physical activity on systemic inflammation. (nih.gov)
  • Data
  • Our data suggest that clinically stable and properly trained transplant recipients can safely perform and progressively benefit from exercise, even at a competitive level. (nih.gov)
  • year
  • After dropping down to 89 pounds and being put on the transplant waiting list, a lucky lung match came to me after a 7 ½ year wait. (thehour.com)