Fundraiser to Benefit Youngster in Need of Liver Transplant – New Tampa, FL Patch

By D’Ann White Email the author February 24, 2013 Residents are urged to help raise funds for a little boy in need of a liver transplant. Jake Lebow was born with a rare pediatric liver disease called billiary atresia. At the age of 11 months, he underwent a kidney transplant at Jackson Memorial Hospital in … Continue reading “Fundraiser to Benefit Youngster in Need of Liver Transplant – New Tampa, FL Patch”

Heart transplant patients are living longer, better, thanks to advancements – Health – MiamiHerald.com

BY HOWARD COHEN HCOHEN@MIAMIHERALD.COM Like Indiana Jones on a crusade, doctors are on a quest for the holy grail of heart transplantation — and are gettingclose. Advancements in anti-rejection drugs that have fewer severe side effects, longer survival rates for pediatric and adult heart transplant patients, and new devices are a few of the steps … Continue reading “Heart transplant patients are living longer, better, thanks to advancements – Health – MiamiHerald.com”

Special Invitation to Focus Group! | American Transplant Foundation

Posted on 22. Feb, 2013 by Jenny Butler in Connections: A Blog about Life!, Featured Events, Upcoming Events Are you a living donor, transplant recipient, waiting for a transplant or a caregiver of someone who has had or is awaiting a transplant? We would like to invite YOU to join us for an informal focus … Continue reading “Special Invitation to Focus Group! | American Transplant Foundation”

Local child gets liver transplant just in time : Storm Lake Pilot Tribune

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 By DANA LARSEN / Pilot-Tribune Editor When a miracle decides to happen, it can happen in a hurry. A family that has been fighting since Christmas to obtain the liver transplant a toddler needed, saw the lifesaving surgery come together in a matter of hours last week. Monserrat Flores, with her … Continue reading “Local child gets liver transplant just in time : Storm Lake Pilot Tribune”

Student gets her second heart transplant and looks forward to returning to WSU: The Guardian

Kristina Thomas, Features Writer February 20, 2013 Filed under Wright Life WSU junior Rachel Doseck recently had her second heart transplant and has been in recovery for a month. Doseck had her first transplant at the age of 10,  and for about nine years, she lived a normal life. She started having symptoms of nausea … Continue reading “Student gets her second heart transplant and looks forward to returning to WSU: The Guardian”

Whitehaven girl urgently needs heart transplant | Border – ITV News

– last updated Thu 21 Feb 2013 The family of an eight year old girl from Whitehaven are asking people to sign up to the organ donor register as she desperately needs a heart transplant. Katelyn McAleavy was born with a heart defect which required her to have the first of three major operations when … Continue reading “Whitehaven girl urgently needs heart transplant | Border – ITV News”

FDA approves Zortress to prevent liver transplant rejection | Hepatology

February 18, 2013 The FDA recently approved mTOR inhibitor Zortress for the prevention of organ rejection in adult recipients of a liver transplant, according to a press release. Zortress (everolimus, Novartis Pharmaceuticals) is the first immunosuppressant in more than 10 years and the first mTOR inhibitor to receive FDA approval for use following liver transplantation, … Continue reading “FDA approves Zortress to prevent liver transplant rejection | Hepatology”

N. Powder girl’s heart transplant a success | La Grande Observer | Union and Wallowa Counties’ News Leader

Written by By Heidi Hagemeier, WesCom News Service February 15, 2013 10:38 am Medical team worked through the night to give Lindsey Bingham, 9, a new heart PALO ALTO, Calif. — Lindsey Bingham, spunky in her hospital mask and French braids, grooved her way to the operating room minutes before midnight Wednesday, ready to receive … Continue reading “N. Powder girl’s heart transplant a success | La Grande Observer | Union and Wallowa Counties’ News Leader”

North Huntingdon girl marks 10th anniversary of lifesaving liver transplant | TribLIVE

By Bill Zlatos Published: Monday, February 11, 2013, 12:01 a.m. Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013 Guests donned long necklaces, feathered masks and glittery tiaras in an Elizabeth restaurant on Sunday to celebrate not just Mardi Gras but also 10-year-old Adelynn Rosner. Adee, as she is known, marked the 10th anniversary of her liver transplant with a … Continue reading “North Huntingdon girl marks 10th anniversary of lifesaving liver transplant | TribLIVE”

Transplant student celebrates 20 years of life with organ register plea | Magazine | Glasgow | STV

Most people only celebrate one birthday every year – the day where friends and family make a big deal of someone they are glad to have in their lives. Hannah Mackereth likes to celebrate twice. Not for the presents or for the attention but for the day where she was give a second chance at … Continue reading “Transplant student celebrates 20 years of life with organ register plea | Magazine | Glasgow | STV”