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Two-month-old girl saved by pioneering heart transplant

MADRID • The life of a two-month-old Spanish girl was saved by pioneering surgery when doctors transplanted a small heart that had stopped beating from a donor with a different blood type, Hospital Gregorio Maranon said.

Source: The Straits Times
Published: 18 May 2021

UAB’s Sheikh is one of the first female transplant surgeons from Pakistan

The strength of UAB is its people. Students, faculty and staff are engaged in their work and aim to positively impact the world.

Source: Kaleido Scope
Published: 18 May 2021

First Known COVID Patient To Get A Double Lung Transplant Celebrates, One Year After The Life-Saving Surgery

He said he can't wait to get back to being the "fun uncle" who loves to make silly faces and joke with  his nieces and nephews.

Source: CBS Local
Published: 14 May 2021

Man undergoes 1st known successful 'COVID-to-COVID' double lung transplant

Renato Aquino contracted COVID-19 last year after working on the frontline of the pandemic but is now "on track for a full recovery."

Source: Today on
Published: 15 May 2021

6-Year-Old Awaiting Heart Transplant Gets Early Kindergarten Graduation

Kyleigh Ward's heart condition has had her in and out of hospitals since she was one week old. Her mom says she had holes in her heart, pulmonary hypertension, and restrictive cardiomyopathy

Source: Inside Edition
Published: 18 May 2021

‘I Am Getting My Strength Back Day By Day’: Kidney Transplant Recipient On Road To Recovery

A little more than a month after undergoing a kidney transplant operation, Tyron Grooms is making progress in his recovery.

Source: CBS Local on
Published: 18 May 2021

A niece made funeral arrangements for her uncle dying of COVID-19. Then she learned about a life-saving surgery. Now he’s ready to karaoke again.

Over the past year, doctors repeatedly told Renato Aquino’s family to say their final goodbyes. His niece, Tasha Sundstrom even began making funeral arrangements.

Source: The Pantagraph
Published: 16 May 2021

Drew Goes for His Kidney Transplant and Makes a Big Revelation to Gina on ‘B Positive’

B Positive's Drew Dunbar is finally getting his kidney. Drew and Gina have a tender moment where they share their appreciation.

Source: The Cheat Sheet
Published: 14 May 2021

First known 'COVID-to-COVID' double lung transplant recipient speaks out

COVID' double lung transplant recipient is speaking out following his successful surgery. Renato Aquino went to the hospital a year ago suffering from shortness of breath due to COVID-19. The virus ultimately caused permanent lung damage.

Source: abc7NY
Published: 15 May 2021

2-month-old girl receives heart transplant

Two-month-old Naiara received a heart transplant from a donor heart that had already stopped beating and had a different blood type.

Source: WPTV
Published: 17 May 2021

Temple patient 'counting his blessings' after near-fatal COVID-19 battle ends with lung transplant

Thomas Williams couldn't afford to wait very long for a new organ. He had one within four days of being listed in need

Source: PhillyVoice
Published: 14 May 2021

Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals Transplant Centers

The two health systems and Lifebanc, the nonprofit organ and tissue recovery organization, all worked in tandem during the pandemic. From left: Chavin, Miller and Koval Team leads are Dr. Ken Chavin,

Source: Crain's Cleveland Business
Published: 14 May 2021

Professor from the Bahamas receives life-changing cornea transplant for free in Jacksonville

One man is coming to Jacksonville for the gift of sight. An adjunct professor at the University of Bahamas is having a cornea transplant in Jacksonville. Florida Eye Specialists' ophthalmologist Dr. Ravi Patel is performing the surgery pro bono.

Source: First Coast News on
Published: 17 May 2021

At one, my baby needed Sh8 million liver transplant

Biliary atresia occurs when the bile duct between the liver and the intestines is obstructed and “this condition leads to very little or no bile juice flow to the intestines and thereby damages the liver,

Source: The Standard Digital
Published: 16 May 2021

Coronavirus: Illinois frontline worker 1st to receive ‘COVID-to-COVID’ double-lung transplant

More than six months after doctors told Renato Aquino’s family it might be time to tell their loved one battling COVID-19 goodbye, the Glendale Heights, Illinois man is expected to make a full recovery from a first-of-its-kind double lung transplant in the United States.

Source: KIRO-TV
Published: 18 May 2021

First 'COVID-to COVID' double lung transplant recipient ready to be 'fun uncle' again

COVID" double lung transplant performed by Northwestern Medicine shared his story Friday One year ago, Renato Aquino drove himself to the hospital for shortness of breath due to COVID-19. "I spent the last year in and out of hospitals,

Source: ABC 7 Chicago
Published: 14 May 2021

Double lung transplant recipient beats COVID-19

A niece made funeral arrangements for her uncle dying of COVID-19. Then she learned about a life-saving surgery. Now he’s ready to karaoke again.

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 14 May 2021

Latest New York transplant: $100 million in investments for South Florida medtech companies

Latest to join is Ceros Financial Services, a financial advisory group that is raising $100 million over the next 12 months to fund emerging medical technology companies in South Florida and beyond. Ceros’ first investment is in a name familiar to many in Miami’s medical technology sector: Memic Innovative Surgery,

Source: Miami Herald
Published: 17 May 2021

Study Finds Organ Transplant Recipients Remain Vulnerable to COVID-19 Even After Second Vaccine Dose

The research is a follow-up to a previous study published in March in which the researchers reported that only 17% of participating transplant recipients produced sufficient antibodies after just 1 dose of a 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine regimen.

Source: Pharmacy Times
Published: 12 May 2021

Two-month-old Spanish baby saved by pioneering heart transplant

The operation was complicated as the donor was at a hospital in a different Spanish region and the heart stopped beating for a few minutes.

Source: Astro Awani
Published: 18 May 2021

COVID-to-COVID lung transplant recipient describes historic experience

He became the first known COVID-to-COVID lung transplant recipient in the United States. "I feel wonderful! " Aquino, 65, exclaimed at a news conference at Northwestern Medicine. "I can't say more, but here I am.

Source: ABC 7 Chicago
Published: 15 May 2021

Man who received country’s 1st ‘COVID to COVID’ double-lung transplant speaks out

A man who received what is believed to be the country’s first “COVID to COVID” double-lung transplant is sharing his story of survival. Renato

Source: ArkLaTex Homepage
Published: 17 May 2021

Connective tissue: Vancouver man celebrates transplant anniversary, friendship with donor’s family

For 26 years and ticking, Vancouver resident Richard Moody has been living on borrowed time. He’ll mark the anniversary of his heart transplant on Monday.

Source: The Columbian
Published: 16 May 2021

Father of four battles kidney failure, needs N6m for transplant

Afeez Hanafi Published 15 May 2021An ex-banker based in Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, John Onwurah, is struggling to fight off kidney failure and live happily with his wife and four kids.

Source: The Punch on
Published: 15 May 2021

Lyfebulb and CSL Behring Announce the Winner of the 2021 Transplant Innovation Challenge

Lyfebulb, a patient-empowerment innovation accelerator that bridges the gap between patient communities and the healthcare industry, and CSL Behring, a global biotherapeutics leader

Source: Troy Record
Published: 14 May 2021

B Positive Recap: Transplant Time! — Plus, Grade the Season 1 Finale

During Thursday’s B Positive finale, Drew and Gina go under the knife for Drew’s kidney transplant — and while we don’t know whether or not the surgery will be a success, the events that preceded it set the stage for a hypothetical Season 2.

Source: IMDb
Published: 14 May 2021

Heart brought from Tijuana to Mexico City for transplant in IMSS Hospital

This Sunday morning the vital organ arrived in Mexico City, after leaving from Tijuana and spending 4 hours of travel time

Source: SanDiegoRed
Published: 17 May 2021

Group of woman break new ground for transplant surgery

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - In the healthcare field, transplant surgery is a highly specialized practice. At north Texas’ Baylor Scott and White Health, the abdominal transplant team is unique as well.

Source: MSN
Published: 30 Apr 2021