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08Feb/18

Outcomes have improved for alternatives to whole liver transplants in children, study finds – News-Medical.net

Outcomes have improved for alternatives to whole liver transplants in children, study finds
News-Medical.net
“Our study indicates that while there were initially worse outcomes when a whole liver from a deceased donor was given to two recipients, known as a “split liver transplant,” outcomes are now similar to the classic liver transplant, when a whole liver

08Feb/18

Opioid epidemic coincides with sizable increase in deceased organ donors in Alberta – CTV News


CTV News
Opioid epidemic coincides with sizable increase in deceased organ donors in Alberta
CTV News
A record-setting number of organ transplant procedures took place in Alberta in 2017 and health officials confirm a quarter of the transplants involved organs from donors who died from an overdose. Alberta Health Services’ Donation Program saw an eight

06Feb/18

Outside-the-body system revitalizes less-than-ideal donor kidneys for transplant – CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News


CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News
Outside-the-body system revitalizes less-than-ideal donor kidneys for transplant
CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News
A configuration of fluid-filled tubing, pumps and other mechanical components, it’s not the prettiest baby – but it’s one Selzner and his team hope will one day revolutionize kidney transplants by boosting the number of available donor organs. The “ex
Heart-Lung Machine Modified to Preserve Donor KidneyElectronics360

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06Feb/18

Diagnosis puts woman’s search for organ donor on hold – for now – Sacramento Bee


Sacramento Bee
Diagnosis puts woman’s search for organ donor on hold – for now
Sacramento Bee
Kidneys can be donated by both living and deceased individuals. Here’s how to become an organ donor: To become a donor posthumously, visit www.registerme.org. Another option is indicating your wishes on your driver’s license, but no matter which way

05Feb/18

New device revitalizes less-than-ideal donor kidneys for transplant – CTV News


CTV News
New device revitalizes less-than-ideal donor kidneys for transplant
CTV News
Those could be kidneys from deceased extended-criteria donors who were over age 60, or from younger donors who had a condition such as high blood pressure or diabetes or had died from a stroke. “The first thing we can do is to give the kidney an
Device Keeps Donor Kidneys Healthy Outside Body until TransplantLaboratory Equipment

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