Artificial poop transplants could be an effective cure for people with a hard-to-treat bacterial infection in their intestines, researchers say.
Savana Calero’s family expected it to take months, perhaps even years, to find a suitable donor for a bowel transplant she needed due to a life-threatening gastrointestinal disease that ravaged her small intestine. But just two weeks after being placed April 27 on a waiting list, the Rensselaer preschooler learned a match was found.
Savana Calero’s family expected it to take months, perhaps even years, to find her a suitable donor for a bowel transplant she needed due to a life-threatening gastrointestinal disease that ravaged her small intestine.But just two weeks after being placed April 27 on a waiting list, the Rensselaer preschooler learned a match was found.
Texas fashion graduate Lindsay Ess lost her extremities five years ago, when a blockage in her small intestine resulting from Crohn’s Disease led to an infection that turned her hands and feet into dead tissue.
November 24. Since 60% of intestinal transplants fail because of high infection and jettison of the transplanted organ, the hospital waited to announce the results till the patient had recovered. All earlier attempts at transplanting intestines have fa…
Gurgaon, Jan 4 (IANS) A team of 30 doctors at Medanta Hospital successfully transplanted the intestines of a 30-year-old man in November 2012, a hospital spokesperson said here Friday.
Lindsay Ess, 29, Lost Her Limbs to an Infection Five Years Ago
Gurgaon, Jan 4 (IANS) Criticizing a city hospital for offering free intestinal transplant to the Delhi gang-rape victim, a leading cardiologist, who had monitored her treatment, Friday said the statement was “irresponsible” as the woman had to be stabilized first.
17:21 Trehan defends decision to shift gangrape victim to Singapore : Renowned cardiovascular surgeon Dr Naresh Trehan, who had checked the 23-year-old gangrape victim before she was taken to Singapore, today strongly defended the decision to shift her…
The last time Nathaniel Cooper was the subject of a story in this newspaper, on Oct. 16, 2005, he was a 10-month-old who had just returned to his Ledyard home after a brief stay in Mount Sinai Hospital following what proved to be a mild setback followi…