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  • lungs
  • For problems with the heart, the lungs and other highly sensitive organs, a transplant is typically the course of last resort. (howstuffworks.com)
  • For example, a boy less than 6 years old was judged to be in a state of brain death in a hospital in Hiroshima Prefecture in May and his lungs were transplanted to a 1-year-old girl at Okayama University Hospital and his heart to a boy under 10 at University of Tokyo Hospital. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • livers
  • I am not aware of any other development that has allowed us to expand the donor pool in this way," said Kelly Schlendorf, medical director of the adult heart transplant program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which started using hearts infected with hepatitis C in 2016 after successful transplants of infected livers at the Nashville hospital. (newsday.com)
  • So far, the technique has only been used on rats, but with more time and practice, it could be scaled up to pigs, then humans, and possibly even other organs, like livers and hearts. (yahoo.com)
  • 6,000
  • There are 300,000 people who are blind because of corneal diseases, including over 6,000 people waiting for corneal transplants. (vietnamnet.vn)
  • specialists
  • According to Son, the hospital has been preparing for the operation with support from specialists from Japan, which has the highest percentage of successful lung transplant cases. (vietnamnet.vn)
  • surgery
  • Isabelle Dinoire is wheeled out of the operating room after the first face transplant surgery. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Surgery was the last resort to save her life, and Alannah spent more than a year on a waiting list for the organs, said Dr. Heung Bae Kim, the lead surgeon on the procedure at Children's Hospital Boston. (deseretnews.com)
  • We understand that the world of healthcare can be confusing, especially following a significant surgery like an organ transplant. (kindredhealthcare.com)
  • In September, the VA's national director of surgery, Dr. William Gunnar, defended the transplant policy . (11alive.com)
  • Mr. Wang Gang-bang, a former rickshaw mechanic, took a crash six-week NVQ 1government training course in organ transplant surgery at the prestigious Beijing Morticians Institute before establishing Happy Wang's Transplant Clinic, run out of his garden shed in downtown Shanghai. (thespoof.com)
  • procurement
  • A little less than 15 percent of our donations are the result of the epidemic," said Kevin Cmunt, head of Gift of Hope, an organ procurement agency covering parts of Illinois and Indiana. (newsday.com)
  • Already there were perceived barriers and real barriers [to donor invention research] and now there's concern about regulatory compliance," says Alexandra Glazier, president and CEO of New England Donor Services , an organ-procurement organization that helps arrange donations. (theatlantic.com)
  • clinic
  • I got a call from my transplant clinic yesterday after seeing them last week. (healingwell.com)
  • If you did your blood work the morning of your clinic appointment, the transplant nurse will call you in the afternoon, after your clinic visit, if there are any changes to be made to your medication doses. (bcchildrens.ca)
  • Proceed to the second floor of the Ambulatory Care Building (Area 10), to the Multi-Organ Transplant Clinic. (bcchildrens.ca)
  • Once the physician sees you, he or she will advise you of your next transplant clinic appointment and when to complete your next bloodwork. (bcchildrens.ca)
  • Please remember to order your medications 1-2 weeks before coming to your transplant clinic appointment. (bcchildrens.ca)
  • You will need a referral from an organ failure specialist to attend this clinic. (bcchildrens.ca)
  • list
  • The transplant center will notify you within 2 weeks of your evaluation to let you know whether you have been placed on the waiting list. (upmc.com)
  • If you have questions about your list status, contact the transplant center where you were evaluated. (upmc.com)
  • If you would like your name added to this distribution list, please send a note to transplant_group@lhsc.on.ca . (lhsc.on.ca)
  • Meanwhile, people waiting for organs often die while people ahead of them on the list get organs and live. (latimes.com)
  • Everyone on an organ waiting list is desperate and everyone deserves a chance. (latimes.com)
  • The methodology behind a transplant waiting list can change. (latimes.com)
  • In fact, until 2005, the lung transplant list was simply first-come, first-served. (latimes.com)
  • And national organ network officials are now studying whether the lung transplant list should be adjusted again. (latimes.com)
  • donate an organ
  • Many people choose to donate an organ upon their death. (upmc.com)
  • As selfish as that sounds, it's been seen and documented before that someone could unknowingly have these infections (testing is very poor) and then donate an organ and pass these infections along with the donated organ. (healingwell.com)
  • stem
  • The transplant was then performed, with the stem cells injected a few days afterwards. (redorbit.com)
  • He's recovering from leukemia after a bone marrow stem cell transplant at a VA hospital in San Antonio. (11alive.com)
  • Eugene Cypress is recovering from leukemia after a bone marrow stem cell transplant at a VA hospital in San Antonio. (11alive.com)
  • medical
  • Verba Klingsick of Yukon, Okla., Diana Klilngsick of Coffeyville, Kan., and Jana Carrasco of Carlsbad, N.M. sued the Southwest Transplant Alliance, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Vitrolife, in Dallas County Court. (courthousenews.com)
  • The Klingsicks say the defendants failed to properly preserve and maintain the organs's viability, failed to follow proper organ transportation procedures and failed to check the pH levels before or during transport to the medical center, among other things. (courthousenews.com)
  • On July 5, a similar lawsuit was filed in the same court against the organ bank and medical center by Robert Cummings of Royce City. (courthousenews.com)
  • The symptoms of rejection -- and the medical tests used to detect rejection -- vary by the type of your organ transplant. (webmd.com)
  • But who gets an organ and when must remain a decision made by medical experts. (latimes.com)
  • Chief Inspector Shifty 'Big Ears' Tong opined to the media that the excisions may well have been the work of medical students performing a sick fraternity initiation stunt and not carried out by Nanjing's infamous Triad transplant organ snatch gang. (thespoof.com)
  • Hormones
  • Hormones that tell organs what to do are out of whack. (theatlantic.com)
  • The pancreas is a retroperitoneal organ that serves two functions: exocrine - it produces pancreatic juice containing digestive enzymes endocrine - it produces several important hormones Anatomy The pancreas is a retroperitoneal organ located posterior to the stomach on the posterior abdominal wall. (statemaster.com)
  • pediatric
  • She has also been recruited to the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UBC as a Pediatric Cardiologist specializing in Heart Function and Heart Transplant. (bcchildrens.ca)