Plover child with rare genetic disorder receives lung transplant – Stevens Point Journal

This was originally published on this site Two-year-old Roland Raabe suffers from a rare disorder, and the bills are piling up. Tyler Rickenbach/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin Buy Photo Roland smiles once he realizes that he is being photographed on April 18, 2017 in Plover, Wis.(Photo: Tyler Rickenbach/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)Buy Photo ST. LOUIS – A Plover child Read more about Plover child with rare genetic disorder receives lung transplant – Stevens Point Journal[…]

In a first, Okayama hospital combines healthy parts of donor’s lungs to make one for transplant – The Japan Times

This was originally published on this site The Japan Times In a first, Okayama hospital combines healthy parts of donor’s lungs to make one for transplant The Japan Times OKAYAMA – In a world first, Okayama University Hospital has succeeded in combining parts of a brain-dead donor’s lungs to make one lung and transplanted it Read more about In a first, Okayama hospital combines healthy parts of donor’s lungs to make one for transplant – The Japan Times[…]

Plover Toddler Has Double Lung Transplant – U.S. News & World Report

This was originally published on this site Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3 Plover Toddler Has Double Lung Transplant U.S. News & World Report Plover Toddler Has Double Lung Transplant. A two-year-old boy from Plover has a new chance at life after undergoing a double lung transplant. June 26, 2017, at 8:18 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Read more about Plover Toddler Has Double Lung Transplant – U.S. News & World Report[…]

Plover boy undergoes successful lung transplant – WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports | – WXOW.com

This was originally published on this site Plover boy undergoes successful lung transplant – WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports |WXOW.comA two year-old boy from Plover has received a new chance at life after undergoing a double lung transplant in a St. Louis hospital. Roland Raabe was born with a Read more about Plover boy undergoes successful lung transplant – WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports | – WXOW.com[…]

Cold-Warm-Cold Lung Preservation Extends Transplant Window | Medpage Today

by Salynn Boyles, Contributing Writer November 20, 2016 When harvested donor lungs were chilled, then warmed with ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP), and then chilled again, the average preservation time prior to transplant was more than doubled with no impact on recipient outcomes, researchers said. Roughly 100 patients transplanted at Toronto General Hospital have received Read more about Cold-Warm-Cold Lung Preservation Extends Transplant Window | Medpage Today[…]

Link found between donor, infection in heart, lung transplant recipients – Science Daily

This was originally published on this siteThe way in which heart and lung transplant recipients acquired a specific species of bacteria, Mycoplasma hominis, had been previously undefined, and the bacterium was difficult to test. Originally, this bacterium was considered to reside exclusively in, and be a potential pathogen of, the area of the reproductive and Read more about Link found between donor, infection in heart, lung transplant recipients – Science Daily[…]

Researcher examines scarring process in hope of preventing chronic lung transplant rejection – News-Medical.net

This was originally published on this siteMarch 2, 2017 at 8:35 PM For patients affected by lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis and others, cures for their diseases are incredibly rare, if not nonexistent. “We really have no option, but to offer them a lung transplantation,” says Vibha Lama, Read more about Researcher examines scarring process in hope of preventing chronic lung transplant rejection – News-Medical.net[…]