Wish Granted for 10-Year-Old Heart Transplant Patient | NBC 7 San Diego

By Samantha Tatro A 10-year-old child left to go to Legoland for the day…and returned to find a transformed backyard. NBC 7’s Wendy Fry reports live. (Published Monday, Mar 30, 2015) A ten-year-old returned home Monday to find that his one true wish had been granted. Caden Cunningham, who recently had a heart transplant, came … Continue reading “Wish Granted for 10-Year-Old Heart Transplant Patient | NBC 7 San Diego”

How maple syrup urine disease led to transplants and saved lives – Washington Post

By Deborah Kotz, March 30 at 6:21 PM When two Maryland children got lifesaving liver transplants from deceased organ donors in January, the children’s diseased livers were not discarded, as such organs usually are. Instead, they were donated to two Virginia adults in an unusual domino series of transplants at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Their … Continue reading “How maple syrup urine disease led to transplants and saved lives – Washington Post”

St. Augustine child saved by heart transplant at 8 months, family now promotes … – Florida Times-Union

By Beth Reese Cravey Sun, Mar 29, 2015 @ 7:43 pm | updated Mon, Mar 30, 2015 @ 11:07 am Four-year-old Grace Ohlin-Tobuck of St. Augustine is too young to understand all the big medical words associated with the congenital defect doctors found in her heart before she was born. She is too young to … Continue reading “St. Augustine child saved by heart transplant at 8 months, family now promotes … – Florida Times-Union”

Heart Transplant Recipient Home After Suffering Complications Celebrates 5th … – KCEN-TV

Posted: Mar 28, 2015 7:24 PMUpdated: Mar 28, 2015 7:24 PM By Rissa Shaw BELTON  —  A happy homecoming was celebrated Saturday evening for a little boy from Belton who is also a heart transplant survivor.Jesus Olivarez, 5, finally got to celebrate his birthday during his welcome home party following a recent health scare. Jesus … Continue reading “Heart Transplant Recipient Home After Suffering Complications Celebrates 5th … – KCEN-TV”

Very sick children: treatment at any cost? New framework to help doctors make tough decisions on end of life care – Medical News Today

Last updated: Wednesday 25 March 2015 at 2am PST 6 Pediatrics / Children’s Health Palliative Care / Hospice Care Primary Care / General Practice add your opinionemailAdapted media release Doctors dealing with end of life care for children and young people will be issued with a new framework for practice, setting out when it can … Continue reading “Very sick children: treatment at any cost? New framework to help doctors make tough decisions on end of life care – Medical News Today”

Cove High students support sophomore recovering from kidney transplant – Copperas Cove Herald: News

Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015 4:30 am Wendy Sledd | Special to the Herald Copperas Cove High School students recently donned green shirts, hats, socks and even green dresses, but weren’t celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Instead they wore the color in honor of sophomore Dustin Tobalt, who is a kidney transplant survivor. March is Kidney … Continue reading “Cove High students support sophomore recovering from kidney transplant – Copperas Cove Herald: News”

Doctors reconstruct artificial bladder of 17-yr-old before kidney transplant | DNA India

Thursday, 26 March 2015 – 7:48pm IST In a complex treatment protocol, doctors at BLK hospital here first recreated and enlarged Ravi’s bladder and trained him to empty the bladder himself before doing the kidney transplant. A 17-year-old boy combating three life-threatening problems is now on the path to recovery thanks to doctors at a … Continue reading “Doctors reconstruct artificial bladder of 17-yr-old before kidney transplant | DNA India”

Unraveling cystic fibrosis puzzle, taking it personally matters Medical News Today

Last updated: Thursday 26 March 2015 at 1am PST 3 Like2 Cystic Fibrosis Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Transplants / Organ Donations add your opinionemailAdapted media release In the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis (CF), the most severe symptoms are recurring episodes of lung inflammation and bacterial infection (known as “exacerbations”) that happen from one … Continue reading “Unraveling cystic fibrosis puzzle, taking it personally matters Medical News Today”

Transplant Diagnostics Market Worth $645.0 Million by 2019 — DALLAS, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —

DALLAS, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — According to a new market research report “Transplant Diagnostics Market by Technology (Serological, SSO- & SSP-PCR, Sanger Sequencing, NGS), Product (Instrument, Reagent, Software), End User (Hospitals, Transplant Centers, Academia), Application (Diagnostic, Research) – Global Forecasts to 2019”, published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Transplant Diagnostics Market is poised to grow at … Continue reading “Transplant Diagnostics Market Worth $645.0 Million by 2019 — DALLAS, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —”

Kenton Koch Partners with Donate Life America | Donate Life America

Posted on March 24, 2015 by cnews Inspired by His Mother’s Heart Transplant, Kenton Koch of JDC Motorsports partners with Donate Life America to Increase the Number of Registered Organ, Eye and Tissue Donors RICHMOND, VA – MARCH 18, 2015 – Donate Life America (DLA) and Kenton Koch of JDC Motorsports are proud to announce … Continue reading “Kenton Koch Partners with Donate Life America | Donate Life America”