Local 1-year-old’s dad giving life-saving bone marrow transplant to sick daughter – ABC Action News

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – There’s some good news for one-year-old Emilie Meza who needs a bone marrow transplant. We first reported on Emilie’s story in April when her parents were searching for a match.  They started Be The Match drives in Emilie’s name across Tampa Bay. Emilie’s story quickly spread nationwide.  “This affects so many Read more about Local 1-year-old’s dad giving life-saving bone marrow transplant to sick daughter – ABC Action 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[…]

Texas Children’s Hospital celebrates 1500th transplant – KTRK-TV

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Last weekend, a remarkable milestone was reached at Texas Children’s Hospital that has one 17-year-old extremely grateful.After being diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, he was placed on the transplant waiting list. He finally received that organ on Sunday and now has a whole new outlook on life. Growing up, Joseph Colson Read more about Texas Children’s Hospital celebrates 1500th transplant – KTRK-TV[…]

New drug reduces transplant and mortality rates significantly in patients with hepatitis C Intermountain Medical Center – EurekAlert (press release)

IMAGE: Patients with hepatitis C who suffer from advanced stages of liver disease have renewed hope, thanks to findings by researchers who have discovered that a new drug significantly reduces their… view more  Credit: Intermountain Medical Center. Patients with hepatitis C who suffer from advanced stages of liver disease have renewed hope, thanks to findings by Read more about New drug reduces transplant and mortality rates significantly in patients with hepatitis C Intermountain Medical Center – EurekAlert (press release)[…]

Astros foundation steps up for teen waiting for transplant – KHOU

Kayla Aubry and her dad, Scott, were able to meet Astros players and watch a game against the Detroit Tigers Thursday evening. (Photo: KHOU 11 News) HOUSTON – Kayla Aubry is 15-years-old, loves baseball, purple hair and compliments from Houston Astros’ star second baseman, Jose Altuve. “I like (your hair),” Altuve told the teen on Read more about Astros foundation steps up for teen waiting for transplant – KHOU[…]

Yard sale to raise funds for local transplant patient – Seacoastonline.com

SEABROOK — A yard sale and bake sale will be held for COTA in honor of Angelique Sanborn, an Exeter-area patient who has had a double lung transplant. The event is planned for Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinity United Church, 1 Folly Mill Road, Seabrook. Angelique, 34, received a double Read more about Yard sale to raise funds for local transplant patient – Seacoastonline.com[…]

A Night at the Opera: a goodwill concert celebrating organ transplant – WOODTV.com

WOODTV.com A Night at the Opera: a goodwill concert celebrating organ transplant WOODTV.com GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – About 3,000 people are waiting for a life-saving organ in Michigan today. According to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, about 20 people die waiting each day, because the number in need greatly … Organ transplants in Ontario Read more about A Night at the Opera: a goodwill concert celebrating organ transplant – WOODTV.com[…]

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