Kids who face multiple kidney transplants like Facebook

Transplant News for June 21st from 00:16: Kids who face multiple kidney transplants like Facebook- king5.com by Jean EnersenLiving life to extremes is what it’s all about for eighteen year old Casey James.”In the summer I go longboarding, ride BMX, and wakeboard a lot,” James said. In winter he’s a wildman on a snowboard. But … Continue reading “Kids who face multiple kidney transplants like Facebook”

Key step made in child organ transplants in Japan

Transplant News for June 17th from 04:20: Key step made in child organ transplants- Toyama University Hospital, where a boy under 6 years old was confirmed brain-dead, in Toyama on ThursdayTwo years after the revised Organ Transplant Law went into effect, organ donation from brain-dead children has taken a major but cautious step forward.The nation’s … Continue reading “Key step made in child organ transplants in Japan”

Transplant News for June 14th

These are my links for June 14th: Lab-Grown Vein Transplanted in 10-Year-Old Girl – ABC News– Scientists in Sweden are reporting a medical first: a vein grown in a lab for a 10-year-old girl using her body’s own cells.Doctors are hailing the step as a milestone in tissue engineering, a field in which doctors grow … Continue reading “Transplant News for June 14th”

Transplant News for June 9th

Transplant News for June 9th from 16:34: Lab-made organ raises hope for liver transplant – The Times of India – Japanese researchers have created a functioning human liver from stemcells, a report said on Friday, raising hopes for the manufacture of artificial organs for those in need of transplants. A team of scientists transplanted induced … Continue reading “Transplant News for June 9th”

Heart transplant girl, 1, returns home after four months being kept alive on mechanical hearts | Mail Online

Transplant News from June 8th from 04:43: Heart transplant girl, 1, returns home after four months being kept alive on mechanical hearts | Mail Online – A baby girl who waited months for a heart transplant has finally been allowed to return home. Twelve-month-old Llana Qazi was diagnosed last October and then kept alive by … Continue reading “Heart transplant girl, 1, returns home after four months being kept alive on mechanical hearts | Mail Online”