Kidney graft success – does age and sex matter? – Medical News Today

Published: Monday 12 June 2017 New study hints at the role of estrogen in graft success and suggests that patients could benefit from personalized immunosuppression strategies. The success of kidney transplant is dependent on the age and sex of both the donor and the recipient, according to research published n the Journal of the American Read more about Kidney graft success – does age and sex matter? – Medical News Today[…]

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[…]

Mother Teresa’s letter finds 6-month-old transplant patient well – NY Daily News

BY CECELIA BOHAN SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Saturday, September 3, 2016, 5:00 AM We had to have a liver transplant done for my daughter Jenna (in June 1997) when she was 6 months old, and we had it done in San Francisco even though we live in New York. The transplant was really hard. In Read more about Mother Teresa’s letter finds 6-month-old transplant patient well – NY Daily News[…]

Plans to Open First Pediatric Transplant House Underway | KAALTV.com

July 31, 2016 07:39 PM(ABC 6 News) — Parking for the Olmsted County Fair this past week may have been difficult, but one local business charged a $5 fee for attendees to park in their convenient lot. The twist is that the money will go towards a charity that is currently in the works. Cy’s Read more about Plans to Open First Pediatric Transplant House Underway | KAALTV.com[…]

Psychological rejection of the transplanted organ and graft dysfunctio | TRRM

Abstract: Interdisciplinary studies suggest that the mental representations of the transplanted organ may have a significant effect on the healing process. The objective of this study was to examine the representations of the transplanted organ and their relationship with emotional and mood factors, illness perceptions, and the functioning of the transplanted organ. One hundred and Read more about Psychological rejection of the transplanted organ and graft dysfunctio | TRRM[…]

5 Keys to a Successful Organ Transplant Program | HealthLeaders Media

Michelle Ponte, June 2, 2016 Health systems are tasked with managing increasingly complex and tightly regulated clinical programs and payer pressures, as well as strategizing new ways to compete for patients and organ donors. This article first appeared in the June 2016 issue of HealthLeaders magazine. Just a few decades ago, organ transplantation was still Read more about 5 Keys to a Successful Organ Transplant Program | HealthLeaders Media[…]