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  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart transplantation is not considered to be a cure for heart disease but a life-saving treatment intended to improve the quality of life for recipients. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the first mentions of the possibility of heart transplantation was by American medical researcher Simon Flexner , who declared in a reading of his paper on "Tendencies in Pathology" in the University of Chicago in 1907 that it would be possible in the then-future for diseased human organs substitution for healthy ones by surgery - including arteries, stomach, kidneys and heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • The journal publishes a yearly supplement, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients Annual Data Report, which is a collection of data about transplant patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • however, no previous report has addressed, in a large and appropriately annotated and followed multicenter population, potential distinct survival profiles of transplant glomerulopathy patients with different underlying pathogeneses," Olivier Aubert, MD, PhD, of the Paris Translational Research Center for Organ Transplantation, and colleagues wrote. (healio.com)
  • Transplantation of human organs and tissues, which saves many lives and restores essential functions for many otherwise untreatable patients, both in developing and developed countries, has been a topic for ethical scrutiny and health care policy-making for more than thirty years. (who.int)
  • Due to its efficacy in animal models, cellular therapy using human hepatocytes is being evaluated worldwide as an alternative to organ transplantation in patients with liver-based metabolic disease and acute liver failure. (springer.com)
  • Pancreatic islet allo-transplantation is performed in certain patients with type 1 diabetes whose blood glucose levels are difficult to control. (nih.gov)
  • Organ transplantation is the standard of care for end-stage organ disease, and as such, there has been an ever-increasing need worldwide to find suitable grafts for those patients. (springer.com)
  • HEPATOLOGY
  • Members - As an AASLD member subscriber to HEPATOLOGY and/or Liver Transplantation , a Wiley InterScience (WIS) account has been created for you to access the journal(s) online. (aasld.org)
  • transplants
  • In 2006 a total of 50,417 first hematopoietic stem cell transplants were reported as taking place worldwide, according to a global survey of 1327 centers in 71 countries conducted by the Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • liver disease
  • These two surgical pioneers built multidisciplinary teams and collaborated closely over the following two decades, overcoming enormous technical, biological and societal obstacles to establish transplantation as the only curative treatment for most forms of end-stage liver disease. (springer.com)
  • Comprehensive and cutting-edge, Hepatocyte Transplantation: Methods and Protocols is an ideal guide for researchers setting out in the rapidly progressing field of hepatocyte transplantation, as well as those who already have experience with this new therapy for liver disease. (springer.com)