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Five-month-old receives heart-lung transplant an is youngest in 10 years to undergo the surgery

A five-month-old boy who underwent a heart-lung transplant is defying odds after doctors told his parents he may not live past birth. When Tiffany Palmer, 35, was 20 weeks pregnant, she and her husband Chuck were told that their son, Jack, was suffering ...

Source: Daily Mail
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Katie Stubblefield Is the Youngest Person in the U.S. to Get a Face Transplant

The intensive procedure required a team of surgeons working for 31 hours to transplant Schneider’s face, along with pieces of her bone, onto Stubblefield's skull. The surgery was, thankfully, successful, though the work wasn't complete. Stubblefield has ...

Source: MarieClaire.com
Published: 14 Aug 2018

How a Transplanted Face Transformed a Young Woman’s Life

Her transplant, the clinic’s third and the 40th known in the world, will be one of the most extensive, making her a lifelong subject in the study of this still experimental surgery. Looking down at the face he carries, Papay feels a kind of reverence.

Source: National Geographic
Published: 14 Aug 2018

A 21-Year-Old Woman Is the Youngest Person in the U.S. to Get a Face Transplant

“I get a second chance at life now,” Stubblefield said before her surgery began. “This is like the beginning of another chapter.” Adrea Schneider, who died of a drug overdose, was the donor for Stubblefield’s face transplant. After the surgery ...

Source: Men's Health
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Doctors overcome blood group barrier in transplant surgery

A Delhi hospital has claimed to have overcome blood group mismatch (ABO incompatibility) and performed a successful liver transplant to save a patient suffering from cirrhosis. ABO incompatibility between a donor and a recipient is generally considered a ...

Source: thehindu.com
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Woman, 21, Gets Full Face Transplant After Shooting Face Off In Suicide Attempt — Pics

Katie Stubblefield is the youngest person to ever receive a face transplant! Get all the details on her groundbreaking surgery here. Katie’s doctors chose to give her a full transplant instead of a partial one because, with the donor’s face being wider ...

Source: Hollywood Life
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Lauda recovering after lung transplant surgery in Austria

Lauda, 69, is a non-executive chairman of the Mercedes Formula 1 team, and owns a percentage of the reigning F1 world champions. He was reportedly taken ill while on holiday in Ibiza recently, and flew to Vienna for treatment for a “severe cough”.

Source: Motorsport
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Lauda undergoes lung transplant surgery

Formula One great Niki Lauda underwent lung transplant surgery in Austria on Thursday. "Due to a severe lung disease Niki Lauda had to undergo a lung transplantation at the AKH Vienna today," Vienna General Hospital said in a statement on its website.

Source: Yahoo! India News
Published: 03 Aug 2018

The Emotional Journey of Photographing a Face Transplant

The remarkable photograph became the lead image in National Geographic magazine’s cover story on the surgery in the September issue ... an image of Katie sitting alone on her hospital bed after the transplant. As usual, says Steber, the room was ...

Source: National Geographic
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Transplant surgery successful for East Windsor woman, donor

EAST WINDSOR — A local woman and her kidney donor both underwent successful surgery last week and have been discharged from the hospital. “Great news from the transplant team,” Debbie Markowski Lanagan wrote on a Facebook page that was created to ...

Source: Journal Inquirer
Published: 02 Aug 2018

F1 legend Niki Lauda hospitalized for lung transplant surgery

Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Niki Lauda has undergone a lung transplant surgery after picking up an infection while he was on vacation in Ibiza this week. The news was confirmed by Vienna General Hospital on Thursday. "Due to a severe affection of ...

Source: Autoweek
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Woman Receives Historic Face Transplant Surgery After Surviving Suicide Attempt

Warning: this story links to some imagery that readers may find disturbing. Proceed with caution. It's a very complex procedure that for a very long time seemed impossible to get right. For suicide survivor Katie Stubblefield, a face transplant was more ...

Source: outerplaces.com
Published: 15 Aug 2018

'I changed my attitude about food': Weight-loss surgery and hard work helped Gretchen lose 148 pounds

I was hugely thankful and overwhelmed. It was the greatest gift he could give me,” she says. She had the transplant surgery in May 2004. “It brought out the fighting spirit in me,” she says. “I got a second chance at life, and I was going to do it ...

Source: NBC News
Published: 02 Aug 2018

For Most Common Heart Surgery, St. Luke’s Has Been Among the Nation’s Worst

Even as the federal government prepares to cut off funding to Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center’s poorly performing heart transplant program, the Houston hospital has continued to promote itself as a national leader in cardiac surgery. But the declines ...

Source: ProPublica
Published: 03 Aug 2018

F1: Niki Lauda was given 3-7 days to live without lung transplant surgery

THE gravity of Niki Lauda’s condition prior to lung transplant surgery has been revealed as the F1 icon continues to recover in intensive care. The 69-year-old woke up from a medically-induced coma on Saturday, two days after undergoing lifesaving ...

Source: Fox Sports
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Niki Lauda making good progress after lung transplant surgery

One of the doctors who operated on three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda says he is making good progress in a Vienna hospital after his lung transplant on Thursday. Lauda underwent surgery in Austria after falling ill while on holiday in Ibiza.

Source: Autosport
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Pure Facial Plastic Surgery is the Only ARTAS® Robotic Hair Transplant Facility in South and North Carolina

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pure Facial Plastic Surgery is the only facility in North and South Carolina offering ARTAS® Hair Restoration, an advanced and minimally-invasive hair transplant treatment. Led by Dr. Briggs E.

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 07 Aug 2018

F1 legend Niki Lauda 'functioning well' after lung transplant surgery

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda appears to be making a quick recovery from his lung transplant surgery late last week. The most recent update states that breathing tubes have been removed from his airways and all his organs are "functioning ...

Source: Autoweek
Published: 06 Aug 2018

F1 legend Niki Lauda undergoes necessary lung transplant surgery

Legendary Formula One driver Niki Lauda has undergone lung transplant surgery in his home city of Vienna. The Austrian has had various health issues since his infamous crash at the Nürburgring in 1976. Three-time Formula One drivers' champion Niki Lauda ...

Source: dw.com
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Niki Lauda recovering from lung transplant surgery in Austria

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has undergone lung transplant surgery in Austria on Thursday. The 69-year-old is a non-executive chairman of the Mercedes Formula 1 team, and owns a percentage of the team. He was reportedly taken ill while on ...

Source: Autosport
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Formula one legend Niki Lauda undergoes successful lung transplant surgery

Three-time Formula One World Champion Niki Lauda has undergone a successful lung transplant surgery in Vienna’s general hospital, news agency AFP reported. As per a brief statement from the hospital quoted by AFP, “The transplant was successfully ...

Source: The Indian Express
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Lauda recovering from lung transplant surgery

The 69-year-old is a non-executive chairman of the Mercedes Formula 1 team, and owns a percentage of the team. He was reportedly taken ill while on holiday in Ibiza recently, and flew to Vienna for treatment for a "severe cough". Lauda suffered lung ...

Source: Eurosport Asia
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Morning Break: U.K.'s Organ Donor Plan; Renewed Ebola Shots; Snapchat Surgery

Note that some links may require subscriptions. WalletHub issues state-by-state rankings of the "best and worst healthcare." Hint: you can guess pretty well if you know how the Civil War came out. The United Kingdom has a simple plan to increase organ ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 06 Aug 2018

F1 great Niki Lauda has lung transplant

Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda has undergone a successful lung transplant in Vienna. Lauda, who was badly burned in a near-fatal Formula One crash in 1976 and later became an airline entrepreneur, was taken ill recently. Austrian media had said he ...

Source: Wide World of Sports
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Niki Lauda on road to recovery following Lung Transplant Surgery

Doctors who performed a lung transplant on former three time F1 World Champion Niki Lauda said he is making progress in his recovery. Lauda had the procedure on 2 August at a hospital in Vienna after he fell ill when on a recent holiday in Ibiza.

Source: thecheckeredflag.co.uk
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Liver transplant surgery : Journalist Sisira Wijesinghe is in need of financial assistance

Journalist Sisira Wijesinghe is presently suffering from Non Alcoholic Cirrhosis (Ineffective Liver) and is urgently in need of a liver transplantation, as recommended by Specialist Surgeon of Glanigal Global Hospital in India Prof. Mohamed Rila and ...

Source: The Daily Mirror
Published: 01 Aug 2018

TUTH all set to conduct liver transplant surgery

Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital is all set to conduct its first ever liver transplant surgery. The hospital has been making necessary preparations for conducting liver transplant surgery for the last three years. According to Dr Deepak Mahara ...

Source: The Himalayan Times
Published: 16 Jul 2018