Woman gave cousin part of her liver after baby needed transplant – Daily Mail

Tiffany Lothian was desperately ill in a coma in hospital Her cousin Fern Jackson donated part of her own liver to save her life Tiffany was suffering from biliary atresia, a narrowing of the liver’s bile ducts By Lucy Laing and Amanda PerThen for The Mail on Sunday Published: 20:25 EST, 26 December 2015 | … Continue reading “Woman gave cousin part of her liver after baby needed transplant – Daily Mail”

Family celebrates son’s first Christmas after liver transplant from mom – News3LV

BRUNSWICK, Ohio (Cleveland Clinic) – More than 100,000 people in the United States are waiting for the greatest gift of all this holiday season – an organ transplant. Many of those organs come from deceased donors, but some organs can be transplanted from living donors – like kidneys and the liver. The Tigue family knows … Continue reading “Family celebrates son’s first Christmas after liver transplant from mom – News3LV”

2-year-old Poplar Bluff boy gets heart transplant on Christmas Day – KFVS

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) – It’s a Christmas miracle for one Poplar Bluff toddler. ‘Superman’ Liam Gregory received a new heart on Dec. 25. The family got word on Christmas Eve that a heart was en route to the hospital for the boy, and on Christmas morning, Liam underwent a heart transplant. His family said the surgery … Continue reading “2-year-old Poplar Bluff boy gets heart transplant on Christmas Day – KFVS”

New rules bringing kidneys to hardest-to-transplant patients – TBO.com

WASHINGTON — A shake-up of the nation’s kidney transplant system means more organs are getting to patients once thought nearly impossible to match, according to early tracking of the new rules. It’s been a year since the United Network for Organ Sharing changed rules for the transplant waiting list, aiming to decrease disparities and squeeze … Continue reading “New rules bringing kidneys to hardest-to-transplant patients – TBO.com”

Girl who survived record transplant doing well – WCSH-TV

Transplant-survivor(Photo: NEWS CENTER) HOLLIS, Maine — (NEWS CENTER) Just over four years ago, a 13-year old girl from Hollis received a ground breaking multi-organ transplant. Alannah Shevenell received a new esophagus, liver, stomach, spleen, pancreas and small intestine after losing her own organs to a rare tumor. And her body has not rejected any of … Continue reading “Girl who survived record transplant doing well – WCSH-TV”

Three Month Old Durant Baby in Need of Heart Transplant – KTEN

DURANT, OK — A three month old Durant baby is fighting for her life, desperately in need of a heart transplant. KTEN’s Michelle Choi sat down with the child’s parents, who say they hope their story will inspire others to never give up even when faced with adversity. Three in a half month old Blair … Continue reading “Three Month Old Durant Baby in Need of Heart Transplant – KTEN”

Boy, 3, suffers severe kidney failure and needs a transplant due to an E.coli … – Daily Mail

Reuben Jackson fell ill and was found to have deadly E.coli infection  His kidneys failed and doctors said he would need a transplant to survive Mother Nicola, 39, was a match and ‘didn’t hesitate’ to donate an organ Reuben was ‘instantly better’ after the operation and is now thriving   By Madlen Davies for MailOnline Published: 05:18 EST, … Continue reading “Boy, 3, suffers severe kidney failure and needs a transplant due to an E.coli … – Daily Mail”

Mom gives perfect gift to son in need of kidney transplant – Times Reporter

During his high school football playing days, recent Dover High School graduate Brandon Myers battled foes on the gridiron for the Tornadoes and gained accolades for his performance on the field as an offensive lineman. Myers was selected to the second team East Central Ohio League, as well as a special mention East District and … Continue reading “Mom gives perfect gift to son in need of kidney transplant – Times Reporter”

Another child from SWLA receives kidney transplant – KPLC-TV

Leland Bertrand (Source: KPLC) (NBC NEWS/KPLC) – Another Southwest Louisiana boy is receiving a kidney transplant. Three-year-old Leland Bertrand is undergoing surgery in New Orleans to receive a new kidney. A lack of amniotic fluid while Leland was still in the womb led to his kidney troubles, said his mother, Kimberly Bertrand. Leland has been on a … Continue reading “Another child from SWLA receives kidney transplant – KPLC-TV”

Georgia Baby Home for Holidays after Heart Transplant – FOX 5 Atlanta

Georgia Baby Home for Holidays after Heart Transplant ATLANTA – When 6-month old Kaleb Waddleton rolls the hallways of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, in his “Chicks Dig Scars” t-shirt, he is a bonafide nurse-magnet. “Every time he comes down, everyone flocks towards him,” says Children’s cardiac nurse Haley Reynolds. “All the doctors are … Continue reading “Georgia Baby Home for Holidays after Heart Transplant – FOX 5 Atlanta”