Early Intervention Resources

We’ve added two more links in our resources section.  Each one of them are related to early intervention resources. Many families with younger children being transplanted often need these resources to help their children catch up from delays caused by their diagnosis previous to transplant.   Every state requires that early intervention be required thanks to Read more about Early Intervention Resources[…]

Early diagnosis campaign might help pulmonary hypertension patients avoid transplant

**Thank you to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association for educating us and working with us to make this article possible. April 17th 2015 2:20 pm With so many people on the transplant list and a shortage of viable organs, transplant is as much about preventing transplant as it is about being listed and ultimately receiving that precious gift of Read more about Early diagnosis campaign might help pulmonary hypertension patients avoid transplant[…]

The Technology That Will Eliminate the Need for Organ Donors – NOVA Next

By Jenny Morber on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 Eight years ago, Stephen and Amelie Trice learned that their three-year-old son Troupe needed a new heart. After many months of perplexing symptoms—small size, low energy, enlarged liver—Troupe was diagnosed with restrictive cardiomyopathy, an extremely rare and deadly condition in which the heart is unable to relax between heartbeats. There Read more about The Technology That Will Eliminate the Need for Organ Donors – NOVA Next[…]

The Science Behind a Crazy 6-Way Kidney Exchange | WIRED

KATIE M. PALMER SCIENCE 03.09.15 2:43 PM IN A SURGERY worthy of the most convoluted Grey’s Anatomy plot, surgeons at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco completed a two-day, six-way kidney transplant late last week. Five surgeons and dozens of anesthesiologists and nurses daisy-chained 12 patients together in the West Coast’s largest paired transplant ever. Read more about The Science Behind a Crazy 6-Way Kidney Exchange | WIRED[…]

Transplant Leads to Nuptials

Added by Ailey Hines on February 13, 2015. This love story begins with a generous woman giving one of her kidneys to a stranger and that grateful man reciprocating by offering her his heart. First he accepted, later she accepted and now they plan to marry. What started out as a transplant lead to nuptials! This all began Read more about Transplant Leads to Nuptials[…]

3D printing of organs for transplant ‘step closer’ – The Scotsman

by JOHN-PAUL HOLDEN Published on the 11 February 2015 11:09 3D PRINTING of transplant organs “on demand” has moved a step closer thanks to research by a team of scientists in Scotland. Experts at Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University are using a unique 3D bio-printer they have developed in combination with a new gel made from synthetic Read more about 3D printing of organs for transplant ‘step closer’ – The Scotsman[…]

A heart for Raegan: Athens infant awaits transplant – Enewscourier.com: Lifestyles

Posted on Jan 18, 2015 by Rebecca Croomes Last year, Jessica Morrell carried her second daughter through a normal pregnancy and early in the morning hours of Oct. 22, gave birth to the girl she and husband Brian named Raegan. Now, as January drags on, the Morrell family is still waiting to take Raegan home. Read more about A heart for Raegan: Athens infant awaits transplant – Enewscourier.com: Lifestyles[…]