Praise for fundraising in aid of Leeds heart transplant teen Connor – Yorkshire Evening Post

The family of heart transplant teenager Connor Laws has sent out a grateful ‘thank you’ message after a hugely-successful fundraising day in east Leeds. Hundreds of people attended the event at East Leeds ARLFC in Richmond Hill, which was organised to raise funds for 14-year-old Connor. As previously reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post, the … Continue reading “Praise for fundraising in aid of Leeds heart transplant teen Connor – Yorkshire Evening Post”

Local 1-year-old’s dad giving life-saving bone marrow transplant to sick daughter – ABC Action News

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – There’s some good news for one-year-old Emilie Meza who needs a bone marrow transplant. We first reported on Emilie’s story in April when her parents were searching for a match.  They started Be The Match drives in Emilie’s name across Tampa Bay. Emilie’s story quickly spread nationwide.  “This affects so many … Continue reading “Local 1-year-old’s dad giving life-saving bone marrow transplant to sick daughter – ABC Action News”

Baby Tenley gets heart transplant at Texas Children’s Hospital – KPRC Houston

By Haley Hernandez – Health Reporter Posted: 7:21 PM, May 29, 2017 Updated: 7:57 PM, May 29, 2017 HOUSTON – Texas Children’s Hospital joined the ranks of three other hospitals last week for surpassing 1,500 transplants. One of them was a lifesaving heart transplant for Tenley Kennedy, who KPRC first reported on in February. Musical therapist … Continue reading “Baby Tenley gets heart transplant at Texas Children’s Hospital – KPRC Houston”

Plans to Open First Pediatric Transplant House Underway | KAALTV.com

July 31, 2016 07:39 PM(ABC 6 News) — Parking for the Olmsted County Fair this past week may have been difficult, but one local business charged a $5 fee for attendees to park in their convenient lot. The twist is that the money will go towards a charity that is currently in the works. Cy’s … Continue reading “Plans to Open First Pediatric Transplant House Underway | KAALTV.com”

Psychological rejection of the transplanted organ and graft dysfunctio | TRRM

Abstract: Interdisciplinary studies suggest that the mental representations of the transplanted organ may have a significant effect on the healing process. The objective of this study was to examine the representations of the transplanted organ and their relationship with emotional and mood factors, illness perceptions, and the functioning of the transplanted organ. One hundred and … Continue reading “Psychological rejection of the transplanted organ and graft dysfunctio | TRRM”

5 Keys to a Successful Organ Transplant Program | HealthLeaders Media

Michelle Ponte, June 2, 2016 Health systems are tasked with managing increasingly complex and tightly regulated clinical programs and payer pressures, as well as strategizing new ways to compete for patients and organ donors. This article first appeared in the June 2016 issue of HealthLeaders magazine. Just a few decades ago, organ transplantation was still … Continue reading “5 Keys to a Successful Organ Transplant Program | HealthLeaders Media”

Calling all Transplant Camps

We are inviting all transplant camps to share their camp with our transplant families.  Registration is occurring now for many camps and we would like to let all of our families know so they can get the proper paperwork and get their kids signed up right away.  We are also sharing all the wonderful transplant … Continue reading “Calling all Transplant Camps”

Transplant recipient celebrates graduation with donor’s mom – East Bay Times

At 25, AJ Reyes was suffering from congestive heart failure and running out of time. Unless the Vallejo resident got another organ to replace his damaged one, his doctors told him he would be dead within five years. Reyes went on the California Transplant Donor Network waiting list and in November of 2010, he got … Continue reading “Transplant recipient celebrates graduation with donor’s mom – East Bay Times”

Diabetic donor kidneys may offer greater survival benefit to transplant candidates – News-Medical.net

May 27, 2017 A new study indicates that receiving donor kidneys from individuals with diabetes may offer a greater survival benefit than remaining on the waitlist for many transplant candidates. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), may help address the growing organ … Continue reading “Diabetic donor kidneys may offer greater survival benefit to transplant candidates – News-Medical.net”