( Wiley ) Researchers in Japan report that health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for donors following living donor liver transplantation was better than the general Japanese population (the norm). This study–one of the largest to date–found that don…
Within a year after having face transplant surgery, some patients regain sensory and motor functions such as the ability to speak, chew food and smile, experts have found. For the study, Dr.
The gut infection Clostridium difficile can be defeated by a cocktail of rival good bacteria, experiments in mice show. When C. difficile bacteria overwhelm the gut, it can be fatal and difficult to treat with antibiotics.
NEW ORLEANS — After face transplantation, regaining the ability to chew food, smile or even feel a gentle breeze across the face is possible within a year after surgery, reveals a study being presented …
Most liver transplant candidates who died or were removed from the transplant list actually received one or more liver donation offers, according to a recent UCSF study.
( University of California – San Francisco ) Most liver transplant candidates who died or were removed from the transplant list actually received one or more liver donation offers, according to a recent UCSF study.
Unappetizing, yes. But if you're a patient with a life-threatening superbug infection that could cause loss of part of your intestines, a fecal bacteria transplant is worth trying, according to a study released Friday.
Bacteria grown from faeces have been shown to treat the gut infection Clostridium difficile.
The most common method of extracting cells from unrelated donors for patients needing bone-marrow transplants should change, said the head of clinical research for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Kidney transplants performed in Europe are considerably more successful in the long run than those performed in the United States.