A group of doctors is asking for permission to remove insulin-producing cells from the pancreas of a brain-dead person for transplantation into a diabetes patient, sources said. The group is considering performing the procedure on about 20 diabetes pat…
TOKYO _ The Japanese Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association (JPITA) is preparing for the nation's first transplantation of pancreatic islets from a brain-dead donor to a patient with Type 1 diabetes, it was learned Saturday. The preparation…
John Maicher of Birdsboro, Berks Co., is waiting for a phone call that could change his life. In 2006, during surgery for a liver transplant, he went into shock on the operating table. "I need a multi-organ transplant, what I should have gotten in…
Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett returned to work for the first time Monday since having a double organ transplant of a kidney and pancreas in March.
The UT Medical Center hosted a transplant reunion for organ donors and recipients, Sunday.
The liver transplant program at Shands at the University of Florida is up and running again after being voluntarily shut down after the departure of key surgeons last August.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The liver transplant program at Shands at the University of Florida is up and running again after being voluntarily shut down after the departure of key surgeons last August.
The arrival of Dr. Jeffrey Fair spurred a new application to reactivate the program to the United Network for Organ Sharing, which was granted Friday.
With Hackensack University Medical Center temporarily shutting down its kidney transplant program, the state’s other kidney centers are gearing up to accept patients on Hackensack’s waiting list.
It was not so much the heart transplant that got Roxanne Watson a guest spot on Oprah Winfrey’s new network, but what happened afterward.