Le Bonheur successfully performs heart transplant on 20-month-ol … – KFDA

Lyric Everhart (Source: Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital) MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital successfully performed a heart transplant on a 20-month-old patient. Lyric Everhart of Memphis, Tennessee, was diagnosed on September 15 with acute heart failure. A team of Le Bonheur doctors successfully completed the surgery Saturday night. Le Bonheur said the surgery is … Continue reading “Le Bonheur successfully performs heart transplant on 20-month-ol … – KFDA”

Young robotics student and cancer warrior facing stem cell transplant – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Sentinel Young robotics student and cancer warrior facing stem cell transplant Orlando Sentinel Grayson’s only hope now — after four 21-day cycles of chemo — is a stem-cell transplant. He is scheduled to be admitted for the procedure on Oct. 26 — after he undergoes a PET scan; eye exam; hearing test; dental exam; … Continue reading “Young robotics student and cancer warrior facing stem cell transplant – Orlando Sentinel”

Delhi: World’s smallest baby gets liver transplant – Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times Delhi: World’s smallest baby gets liver transplant Hindustan Times Doctors at a private hospital in the city transplanted liver in a baby weighing just 2.1 kg — the smallest baby to have such a surgery in the world. To date, the smallest baby to have undergone a liver transplant and survived weighed 2.59 … Continue reading “Delhi: World’s smallest baby gets liver transplant – Hindustan Times”

Elementary student gets send-off, visit from Batman before wait for heart transplant – WISN Milwaukee

WISN Milwaukee Elementary student gets send-off, visit from Batman before wait for heart transplant WISN Milwaukee The super heroes were out at Hoover Elementary School in New Berlin on Friday to give a big send-off to a student who needs a heart transplant. First grader Payson Vahovick was born with a congenital heart defect and … Continue reading “Elementary student gets send-off, visit from Batman before wait for heart transplant – WISN Milwaukee”

What happens when a living kidney donor needs a transplant?

What happens when a living kidney donor needs a transplant?September 5, 2016 by Zhai Yun Tan, Kaiser Health NewsBecoming a living kidney donor can be a heroic act, but it has its downsides: increased risks of health complications and occasionally, diseases that may create the need for the donor to have a kidney transplant later … Continue reading “What happens when a living kidney donor needs a transplant?”

Mother films baby’s heart taking final beats ahead of life-changing transplant – TVNZ

Warning: Some people may find the video in this story upsetting.  A mother whose son had just undergone a heart transplant filmed the old heart as it took its final beats. Graphic warning: Mother films dying beats of young son’s heart ahead of transplant surgery00:25 Baby Henry was born 12 weeks early and with two … Continue reading “Mother films baby’s heart taking final beats ahead of life-changing transplant – TVNZ”

Woman born with a half a heart gives birth to daughter 10 years after transplant saved her – Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk Woman born with a half a heart gives birth to daughter 10 years after transplant saved her Express.co.uk Miss Robinson, 24, from Horden in County Durham, was born with half a heart, meaning she only had one ventricle and two chambers. But against all the odds she and boyfriend Shaun Wright, 24, were told … Continue reading “Woman born with a half a heart gives birth to daughter 10 years after transplant saved her – Express.co.uk”

Britain’s youngest DOUBLE lung transplant patient: 5-month-old is even well enough to be a bridesmaid at her parents … – Daily Mail

Imogen Bolton was born suffering from  Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia It meant her lungs had not formed properly and only hope was a transplant Weighed just 10lbs when she had operation at Great Ormond Street Last month she was bridesmaid at parents’ Hayley and Jason’s wedding  By Kate Pickles For Mailonline < p class=”byline-section”> Published: 08:32 … Continue reading “Britain’s youngest DOUBLE lung transplant patient: 5-month-old is even well enough to be a bridesmaid at her parents … – Daily Mail”

Transplant Psychiatry: An Introduction, Part 1 | Psychiatric Times

September 28, 2016 | Comorbidity In Psychiatry By Paula Zimbrean, MD, Catherine Crone, MD, Yelizaveta Sher, MD, Mary Amanda Dew, PhD, and Andrea DiMartini, MD Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM), Transplant Psychiatry Special Interest GroupOrgan transplantation is the accepted treatment for many patients with chronic or acute advanced organ disease and certain types of cancer. … Continue reading “Transplant Psychiatry: An Introduction, Part 1 | Psychiatric Times”

Alec Maddocks liver transplant | News Local

Sean Thompson, Wentworth Courier September 28, 2016 4:41pmLOOKING at him now, you would never guess Alec Maddocks was the recipient of a liver transplant. The former Bondi youngster, whose family now lives in Singapore, has returned home to compete at the Australian Transplant Games this week. Alec, who turned 13 yesterday, will take the field … Continue reading “Alec Maddocks liver transplant | News Local”