Young sisters poisoned by chocolate to enjoy first ever Easter eggs after double organ transplant – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk Young sisters poisoned by chocolate to enjoy first ever Easter eggs after double organ transplant Mirror.co.uk Brave sisters Nicole and Lola Raine can finally enjoy the chocolate that would have once poisoned them. They both suffered from a rare kidney and liver disease which meant chocolate was off-limits, the Birmingham Mail reports. But now … Continue reading “Young sisters poisoned by chocolate to enjoy first ever Easter eggs after double organ transplant – Mirror.co.uk”

Families united by child’s heart transplant meet for first time – Fredericksburg.com

Fredericksburg.com Families united by child’s heart transplant meet for first time Fredericksburg.com LA GRANGE, Ill. — Two mothers who became friends on Facebook hours after one child received a lifesaving heart transplant made possible by the other child’s tragic death met for the first time earlier this month during an emotional gathering of their … … Continue reading “Families united by child’s heart transplant meet for first time – Fredericksburg.com”

Burlington boy walking after heart transplant – myfox8.com

Albert Jeffries, 13, who goes by Alj × Burlington boy walking after heart transplant Albert Jeffries, 13, who goes by Alj CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – A 13-year-old Burlington boy is walking after heart transplant surgery earlier this month. Albert Jeffries IV, who goes by Alj, is recovering in Chapel Hill and has been in the intensive … Continue reading “Burlington boy walking after heart transplant – myfox8.com”

Many Kidney Transplant Patients Land in ER Within 2 Years: Study – U.S. News & World Report

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) — More than half of kidney transplant recipients wind up in an emergency department within two years of their operation, a new study finds. The researchers looked at more than 10,500 kidney transplant patients in California, Florida and New York. The investigators found that … Continue reading “Many Kidney Transplant Patients Land in ER Within 2 Years: Study – U.S. News & World Report”

Newly developed computer models can simulate stem cell transplant recovery – News-Medical.net

Newly developed computer models can simulate stem cell transplant recovery News-Medical.net Scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University have developed computer models that can simulate the recovery of the immune system in patients undergoing stem cell transplants. In two recent studies, they reinforce the potential of using DNA sequencing …

Liver Before Heart: Reversing Combined Organ Transplantation – Medscape

Medscape Liver Before Heart: Reversing Combined Organ Transplantation Medscape Dr Jeffrey B Geske: Greetings. I’m Dr Jeffrey Geske, assistant professor of medicine and cardiologist at Mayo Clinic. During today’s trending topics video, we will be discussing reverse-order liver transplantation. That’s liver transplant before heart …

UNMC match day holds special place for former transplant recipient – KETV Omaha

KETV Omaha UNMC match day holds special place for former transplant recipient KETV Omaha Bayne received a life-saving transplant at just 3 years old. “Clearly, my life was saved here at University of Nebraska Medical Center, and now I’m on the cusp of graduating, and this exciting day of match day is coming up right … Continue reading “UNMC match day holds special place for former transplant recipient – KETV Omaha”

NC boy who had heart transplant breathing on his own, off dialysis – WNCN

Photo Source: Teamalj fighting heart disease Facebook Page CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) – A 13-year-old Burlington boy is breathing on his own and is off dialysis, his family reports, following heart transplant surgery more than a week ago. Albert Jeffries IV, known as Alj, underwent a heart transplant in Chapel Hill and has been in … Continue reading “NC boy who had heart transplant breathing on his own, off dialysis – WNCN”

A child is saved and two mothers are connected by transplant – Defiance Crescent News (subscription)

CHICAGO (TNS) — After months of waiting, Amie and Brian Martin were grateful when their daughter Ava finally received a new heart. The 19-month-old girl with big, blue eyes and strawberry blonde hair had already endured two open heart surgeries and countless health problems before strangers donated the heart that would save her life. Doctors … Continue reading “A child is saved and two mothers are connected by transplant – Defiance Crescent News (subscription)”

Sterling teen receives life-saving organ transplant – Norwich Bulletin

STERLING – After a lifetime of waiting and hoping, a Sterling boy finally got the liver he needed to save his life. Andrew Kreger, 13, is expected to be discharged Monday from Yale-New Haven Hospital after an organ transplant earlier this month. Andrew was diagnosed with a failing liver shortly after he was born and … Continue reading “Sterling teen receives life-saving organ transplant – Norwich Bulletin”