By Kathleen Schassler, The Middletown Press POSTED: 12/17/14, 3:31 PM EST | UPDATED: 1 DAY AGO 0 COMMENTS Navaiah Fulk, a student at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Middletown, prepares to have an operation to replace her small intestine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital on Dec. 5. Courtesy Kailani Gadlin MIDDLETOWN>> A Middletown teen recuperating … Continue reading “Middletown teen recuperating after organ transplant – The Middletown Press”
By Glenn McEntyre Wednesday November 12, 2014 6:24 PM UPDATED: Wednesday November 12, 2014 6:42 PM GALLOWAY, Ohio – A Galloway family is facing the heartbreaking prospect of what could be their final holiday season with their 10-year-old son. Earlier this year, 10TV introduced you to Sam Williams, a boy who has been fighting to … Continue reading “Saving Sam: 10-Year-Old Waiting For Life-Saving Organ Transplant | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio”
Last updated: 20 October 2014 at 12am PST Researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have used induced pluripotent stem cells to grow “organoids” of fully functioning human intestines. Having successfully transplanted these organoids into mice, the team says their findings could one day lead to the creation of personalized human intestinal tissue for the treatment … Continue reading “Scientists create fully functional ‘organoids’ of human intestines – Medical News Today”
11:05 Saturday 16 August 2014 Written by Katherine Denham Stuart Robbins, 15, developed a condition called volvulus, where the intestine is twisted, when he was just 15-days-old. For years he had to be fed intravenously and suffered various complications, including regular bouts of kidney stones, which caused him a great deal of pain. In April … Continue reading “Teenager wins gold in British Transplant Games | News in Maidenhead | Get The Latest Maidenhead Advertiser News”
DATE POSTED: Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:46 PM EDT By Jennifer Kohlhepp,Managing Editor HAMILTON — Alexander Cuevas was born prematurely on March 12, 2009 so his immune system was not quite ready to fight off an infection that would change his family’s life. Shortly after his birth, he contracted necrotizing enterocolitis, an infection common among … Continue reading “Centraljersey.com | Central Jersey Community Newspapers, News, Entertainment, Sports, Resturants, Everything in Central Jersey”
Now in its 20th year, Camp Chihopi gives patients of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh who have had liver or intestine transplants a chance to enjoy the outdoors. See the video here. via Young transplant recipients embark on four-day weekend at Camp Chihopi | Local News – WTAE Home.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 2:25 PM Brevard Manatees ROCKLEDGE — A minor league baseball player’s 1-year-old son in Brevard County is in desperate need of an intestinal transplant. The Brevard Manatees held a golf tournament fundraiser to help 21-year-old Jorge Lopez’s family Friday. Lopez is a pitcher for the Class A-Advanced affiliate of … Continue reading “Son of Brevard Manatee’s pitcher in need of transplant | Brevard”
Friday 1 August 2014 – 2am PST Innovations in surgical techniques, drugs and immunosuppression have improved survival after intestinal and multi-visceral transplants, according to a retrospective analysis of more than 500 surgeries done at UPMC over nearly 25 years. The study was led by Goutham Kumar, M.D., a transplant surgery fellow at UPMC’s Thomas E. … Continue reading “Surgical, other advances made at UPMC improve graft survival of intestinal, multi-visceral transplant patients – Medical News Today”