First Successful Kidney Transplant – Laboratory Equipment

Tue, 12/23/2014 – 7:00am Lily Barback, Associate Editor John Merrill (left) explains the workings of a then-new machine called an artificial kidney to Richard Herrick (middle) and his brother Ronald (right). The Herrick twin brothers were the subjects of the world’s first successful kidney transplant, Ronald being the donor. Image: Wikimedia The first kidney transplant … Continue reading “First Successful Kidney Transplant – Laboratory Equipment”

Ingleby Barwick heart transplant tot Evie Clasper guest of honour at Christmas fundraiser – Gazette Live

Dec 22, 2014 16:05 By Laura Foad Evie Clasper had fun and met Father Christmas at the Magical Winter Wonderland themed party in aid of the Children’s Heart Unit Fund Christmas Party at Crazy Corner raising money for Children’s Heart Unit Fund at Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. Yvonne Hall (left) of Crazy Corner who organised … Continue reading “Ingleby Barwick heart transplant tot Evie Clasper guest of honour at Christmas fundraiser – Gazette Live”

NUAMES students raise money for kidney transplant for classmate – Standard Examiner

Standard Examiner By KARISSA WANG TX. Correspondent “Here at NUAMES, we are a family” is one of the lines the Northern Utah Academy of Math, Engineering & Science uses to draw kids in. As current students, we still hear the line during the opening talk at almost every assembly. I can’t deny that the small … Continue reading “NUAMES students raise money for kidney transplant for classmate – Standard Examiner”

Who’s Next in Line for a Kidney Transplant? Local Surgeon Helps Change the Rules / ideastream – Northeast Ohio Public Radio, Television and Multiple Media

Monday, December 22, 2014 at 5:30 AM More than 100,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for a kidney transplant – that’s a longer waiting list than for any other organ. Each year, only about one-sixth of those patients will get one. The rules governing who’s next in line have just gotten an overhaul. As … Continue reading “Who’s Next in Line for a Kidney Transplant? Local Surgeon Helps Change the Rules / ideastream – Northeast Ohio Public Radio, Television and Multiple Media”

Baby boy’s heart transplant is a gift of life | Ames Tribune

By Tonya Alanez Sun Sentinel HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — He may be too young for two front teeth, but not a healthy human heart. Eleven-month-old Kaiden Bracken traded his mechanical heart for a real beating one last week, just in time for Christmas. The life-saving procedure came after an eight-month hospital stay while waiting for a … Continue reading “Baby boy’s heart transplant is a gift of life | Ames Tribune”

18-year-olds not ready to take over their own medical care according to half of parents – Medical News Today

Last updated: 19 December 2014 at 12am PST Most parents agree their children should be ready to move out of the pediatrician’s office into adult-focused care by age 18 – but just 30 percent actually make that transition by that age, according to the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s … Continue reading “18-year-olds not ready to take over their own medical care according to half of parents – Medical News Today”

MicroRNA profiling could be biomarker of heart transplant rejection | Cardiology

December 18, 2014 Researchers identified four microRNAs with differential expression that can allow discrimination between normal and rejecting heart allografts. Jean-Paul Duong Van Huyen, MD, PhD, and colleagues studied 113 recipients of heart transplants from four institutions; this included 60 patients in a test cohort and 53 in a validation cohort. In the test cohort, … Continue reading “MicroRNA profiling could be biomarker of heart transplant rejection | Cardiology”

Florida Baby To Spend Christmas At Home After Heart Transplant « CBS Miami

Florida Baby To Spend Christmas At Home After Heart Transplant December 18, 2014 6:27 PM MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A sweet little baby boy was cradled in his mother’s arms waving to the doctors and nurses who’ve cared for him for the past eight months. His mother was all smiles as she leaves Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital … Continue reading “Florida Baby To Spend Christmas At Home After Heart Transplant « CBS Miami”

She’s had a tough year… but now four-year-old liver transplant patient Emily gets to spend Christmas at home – Wales Online

Dec 18, 2014 By Emma Sisk A little girl who had a life-saving liver transplant this year has made it home in time for Christmas. Four-year-old Emily Down was diagnosed with liver disease when she was just eight-weeks-old. Mum Jane said Emily had two forms of liver disease and both attacked her liver. She said … Continue reading “She’s had a tough year… but now four-year-old liver transplant patient Emily gets to spend Christmas at home – Wales Online”

Middletown teen recuperating after organ transplant – The Middletown Press

By Kathleen Schassler, The Middletown Press POSTED: 12/17/14, 3:31 PM EST | UPDATED: 1 DAY AGO 0 COMMENTS Navaiah Fulk, a student at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Middletown, prepares to have an operation to replace her small intestine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital on Dec. 5. Courtesy Kailani Gadlin MIDDLETOWN>> A Middletown teen recuperating … Continue reading “Middletown teen recuperating after organ transplant – The Middletown Press”