Pancreas transplant is last resort for 12-year-old girl – NRToday.com


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Pancreas transplant is last resort for 12-year-old girl
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“They said the only chance of her survival is for her to get a transplant,” said Karen Falconer of Roseburg, Emmy’s grandmother. “She will be the first pediatric type-1 diabetic pancreas transplant at the hospital since 1998. Tiffanie Reeves was raised …

Beautiful Moment Kidney Transplant Patient Dances With Daughter At Her Wedding – HuffPost UK


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Beautiful Moment Kidney Transplant Patient Dances With Daughter At Her Wedding
HuffPost UK
Beautiful Moment Kidney Transplant Patient Dances With Daughter At Her Wedding. ❤ ❤ ❤ . 06/07/2017 10:32. Natasha Hinde Lifestyle writer at HuffPost UK. A man has lived to dance with his daughter at her wedding – all thanks to a life-saving kidney …

Lab-Grown Bile Ducts Can Replace Liver Transplant in Mice – Labiotech.eu (blog)

Lab-Grown Bile Ducts Can Replace Liver Transplant in Mice
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A new study describes a method that could be used to regenerate bile ducts in children with biliary atresia instead of waiting for a liver transplant. Researchers at the University of Cambridge might have found an alternative to transplant for children …

Heart transplant schoolboy Max Johnson, 9, pleads with Theresa … – The Sun

This was originally published on this site ‘PLEASE SAVE ME’ Brave Max Johnson suffers from a crippling heart disease — and he desperately needs an organ donation A SCHOOLBOY who desperately needs a heart transplant has made a plea to Theresa May to change donor laws saying: “Please change the law to save me.” Little Read more about Heart transplant schoolboy Max Johnson, 9, pleads with Theresa … – The Sun[…]

Reaching Great Heights After Heart Transplant – Healthline

This was originally published on this site Healthline Reaching Great Heights After Heart Transplant Healthline Kelly Perkins and her husband scaled some of the world’s tallest peaks after her surgery. Now, the couple is helping get the word out on heart transplants. Kelly Perkins heart transplant. Kelly Perkins received a new heart in 1995 and Read more about Reaching Great Heights After Heart Transplant – Healthline[…]

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[…]

What triggers organ transplant rejection? – Chemical & Engineering News

This was originally published on this site About half of all transplanted organs get rejected by the body within 10 years. To improve this acceptance rate, researchers want to figure out what triggers the rejection process. Scientists already know that the adaptive immune system, made up of specialized cells such as B cells, is responsible Read more about What triggers organ transplant rejection? – Chemical & Engineering News[…]

Heart transplant survivor dies just a few hours after giving birth – CNN

This was originally published on this site CNN Heart transplant survivor dies just a few hours after giving birth CNN It was a celebration of new life for Johnson, who received a heart transplant seven years ago, and her husband, Christian music artist Nathan Johnson. But the 31-year-old mother experienced complications and died just eight Read more about Heart transplant survivor dies just a few hours after giving birth – CNN[…]

Italian Boy Becomes Youngest Patient Bridged to Transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart – Business Wire (press release)

This was originally published on this site Business Wire (press release) Italian Boy Becomes Youngest Patient Bridged to Transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Business Wire (press release) Andrei, 12, is the world’s youngest patient to be bridged to transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart. He is pictured after his heart transplant with Read more about Italian Boy Becomes Youngest Patient Bridged to Transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart – Business Wire (press release)[…]