Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTTesting for molecular markers in the urine of kidney transplant patients could reveal whether the transplant is failing and why, according to research presented at the 27th European Congress of...
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDTWhat is a pancreas transplant, who needs a pancreas transplant, and what should be expected? What are the risks of pancreas surgery?
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study indicates that the success of a kidney transplant may rely in part on a kidney donor's weight and sex, factors that are not typically considered when choosing a recipient for a deceased...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTApproximately 30,000 organ transplants occur in the United States each year.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTAn analysis of nearly 30,000 patients undergoing liver transplantation in the United States between 2008 and 2014 found elevated death and organ loss rates in the first 5 years after...
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew research provides insights on transplant recipients' antibody responses against donor kidneys and how the timing of those responses can have important implications.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTFor patients affected by lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis and others, cures for their diseases are incredibly rare, if not...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTA new study finds that HIV-infected individuals with kidney failure are less likely to receive a kidney transplant - especially from living donors - than their uninfected counterparts.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PDTWe look at how Dr. Olga Jonasson - America's first woman to head a surgical department - helped shape leadership opportunities for today's female surgeons.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTAdvancements in critical care make it possible for even the sickest children to successfully undergo liver transplantation.
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn this article, learn about the different types of brain tumor and associated risk factors. What different treatment options are available?
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PDTResearchers have grown pancreases in rats using mouse stem cells. Transplanting the organs in mice with type 1 diabetes was found to reverse the disease.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PDTScientists have developed a 3-D bioprinter capable of producing totally functional human skin either from cell lines or from patient-derived cells.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTSpain is leading the world in deceased organ donation. A new article published in the American Journal of Transplantation contains important information that can help other countries learn from the...
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTAmong patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, the use of inpatient palliative care compared with standard transplant care resulted in a smaller...
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTInvestigators are getting closer to creating a functional bioartificial kidney, with advances presented at ASN Kidney Week 2016 November 15-20 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 03:00:00 PDTExtending transplant time could reduce geographical limitations on donors and recipients and allow more time for organ assessment and repair.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PDTFrom using an ankle as a knee to the world's first human head transplant, we take a look at five of the strangest, yet amazing surgical procedures to date.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new analysis reveals unacceptable mortality rates in young US children with chronic liver disease while they are on transplant waiting lists as well as after transplantation.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PDTDoctors report - 2 years post-transplantation - improvements in most of 10 patients with damaged knees repaired with cartilage grown from their nose cells.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTStem cell transplantation is a promising strategy for restoring eyesight resulting from corneal damage, but tissue grafts must contain a high percentage of stem cells for clinical success.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTTargeted, next-generation sequencing assay detects rejection by measuring donor-derived cell-free DNA levels in recipient's plasma, reports The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study found that patients waiting for a liver transplant tend to be highly sedentary.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:00:00 PDTDNA-based scoring system uses many genes to predict long-term success of transplantation.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA total-body skin examination should be part of posttransplant care for all organ recipients because they have a higher risk of skin cancer, including nonwhite patients, according to a study...