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What can a hair transplant package in Antalya teach us about medical tourism?

The price includes 3 or 4-day 5-star hotel accommodation, airport transfers and hair transplant surgery included. We also offer free WhatsApp support after returning to the home country. You can ask questions viaWhatsApp, or call for all your questions.

Source: The Frisky
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Face transplant surgery can improve speech in victims of severe face trauma

A new case study out of New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development finds that face transplant surgery in patients who have experienced severe facial trauma can improve speech production. Face transplantation ...

Source: ScienceBlog
Published: 12 Feb 2019

As MUSC works to rebuild SC's only heart transplant program, Army vet dies after surgery

When hospital trustees gathered in Charleston last summer, they received some welcome news. The heart transplant program at the Medical University of South Carolina — the only one in the state — was up and running again. Federal inspectors had ...

Source: The Post and Courier
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Israeli Doctors Restore Vision Using Placenta Membrane Transplant

“Reconstructive surgery using placental transplantation is a very special procedure for treating severe burns on the surface of the eye,” explained Dr. Graffi, who led the surgery. “During pregnancy, the membrane prevents the fetus from being ...

Source: Jewish Press
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Freeway Undergoes Kidney Transplant Surgery

Freeway has officially begun his kidney transplant surgery. Back in 2015, Philadelphia rapper Freeway was diagnosed with kidney failure and forced to receive emergency dialysis. Now, Free has finally received some good news. It would appear that he's found ...

Source: HotNewHipHop
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Sarah Hyland Shares Throwback Texts and Photos of Wells Adams’ Support After Her Second Kidney Transplant

“This was when I went in to surgery for my second transplant.” In the messages, Hyland told the 34-year-old Bachelorette alum, “OK. Going in! Thanks for keeping me company :).” She followed up with two kiss emojis. Adams replied: “Good luc

Source: Us Weekly
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Update: Freeway Is Recovering From Kidney Transplant Surgery

Update: Freeway’s in recovery mode post-surgery. Freeway underwent kidney transplant surgery today (Feb. 5). His manager, Sherman Byers, released a statement Tuesday evening saying, “It gives me great pleasure to announce Freeway’s surgery was a success.

Source: Okayplayer
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Freeway Gives Update On Progress After Kidney Transplant Surgery

The “What We Do” is updating fans on his health’s progress before he goes “off the grid” to nurture his body back to tiptop shape. On Feb. 5, Freeway documented his journey to getting a kidney transplant. In a series of videos on Instagram, the ...

Source: Vibe
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Failure in uterine transplant case illustrates lack of public accountability in transplant system, critics say

On March 7, 2016, doctors at the Cleveland Clinic introduced the nation to Lindsey McFarland, the first person to undergo a successful uterus transplant in the United States. Within hours, however, McFarland was back in surgery: A life-threatening ...

Published: 16 Feb 2019

Memphis Bleek & Consequence Pray For Freeway’s Kidney Transplant Surgery

New York rappers Memphis Bleek and Consequence are sending big prayers to Freeway. The duo hit up social media this week to acknowledge Free’s kidney transplant surgery. Bleek and Cons hopped on Instagram Tuesday (February 5) with support for Free.

Source: SOHH
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Bless Up: Freeway Undergoes Successful Kidney Transplant Surgery

Philadelphia rapper Freeway has been battling kidney disease for years. Fortunately yesterday (Feb. 5), the former Roc-a-fella artist underwent a successful kidney transplant surgery. The ...

Source: Hip-Hop Wired
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Retired CS officer, daughter who donated kidney, recovering after transplant surgery

TEMPLE, Tex. (KBTX) - On Wednesday, LaRhesa Johnson, 33, gave her father Larry, 62, one of her kidneys. Her offering as a living donor allows her father to end his five-year journey with renal failure and wait on the transplant list. LaRhesa and Larry, a ...

Source: KBTX
Published: 08 Feb 2019

Liver Transplant Survivor Plans to Run Cowtown 7 Months After Surgery

In less than a year, an Irving man will go from receiving a liver transplant to running the Cowtown marathon. Mike Barker would be what many consider a running machine. He’s run not only the Cowtown before, but several other half and full marathons in ...

Source: NBC DFW
Published: 11 Feb 2019

After organ transplant, couple giving thanks

And so when his beloved wife emerged from her 11-hour surgery with a perfectly functioning liver and a new lease on life, a lounge specifically for organ transplant patients and families seemed the best way the couple could give back. “We felt we wanted ...

Source: The Gazette
Published: 15 Feb 2019

AHA News: Heart Transplant Survivor Gets Wedding Proposal at Finish Line

Over the years, she has battled with infections and underwent surgery to remove transplant-related tumors, none of which turned out to be cancerous. She also needed a pacemaker at age 13, after going into cardiac arrest during a routine cardiac ...

Published: 14 Feb 2019

Woman spending 'life-changing' wait on transplant list

“It’s so important for her to exercise because going into (the lung transplant), she has to be strong enough to withstand all that.” Although both of her lungs are scarred from IPF, only her right lung will be replaced. The surgery will take place at ...

Source: The Washington Times
Published: 18 Feb 2019

I'm waiting for a heart transplant

My mitral valve was leaking badly, and the left side of my heart just quit working. I needed surgery and still need a heart transplant. I work out daily, walking 3 to 5 miles a day to keep my strength up for transplant. It will happen!

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Student Kevin Rudkin, from Hendon, up for award for support after transplant operation

A YOUNG woman who has had her life saved three times by transplant surgery has nominated a fellow student for an award in recognition of his support. Linzi Saunders, 21, who is studying fine art, has put forward her close friend, Kevin Rudkin, for a Rate ...

Source: The Northern Echo
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Family Hopes Heart and Double Lung Transplant Heals Daughter's Broken Heart

When they got to St. Louis, Kali and her husband Patrick weren't given much hope if they chose to do the transplant.. "Maybe a 20% chance she would survive the surgery," she said. Convinced they had already lost everything, living life as though every ...

Source: KOLR10 & Ozarks Local News
Published: 14 Feb 2019

New Pancreas Transplant Program Launches at NYU Langone

we further enhance our reputation as a leading comprehensive transplant center in the region, with the advanced expertise to take on the most complex cases," says Robert Montgomery, MD, professor in the Department of Surgery and director of NYU Langone's ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 14 Feb 2019

A stem cell transplant with a twist. ‘They are connected in so many ways’

In preparation for the transplant, she underwent radiation and chemotherapy, leaving her immune system stunted but prepared to accept the donor stem cells. After going back to school, she had cataract surgery due to side effects from the steroids she was ...

Source: Tampa Bay Times
Published: 15 Feb 2019

NIH trial to track outcomes of liver transplantation from HIV+ donors to HIV+ recipients

The HOPE in Action Multicenter Liver Study will determine the safety of this practice by evaluating liver recipients for potential transplant-related and HIV-related complications following surgery. The study is sponsored by the National Institute of ...

Source: 7th Space
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Rare transplant could let girl, 2, see world

Because of the transplant, her body recently started producing T-cells for the first time since she was born. Still, her immune system is fragile. Even nearly two years post-surgery, the family takes strict precautions every day. Jada's brother Odyn ...

Source: WOOD-TV
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Eugene woman celebrates 10th anniversary of heart transplant

In the early morning hours of Feb. 14, during the lengthy surgery, Cloutier received a call from a nurse ... And, in a quirk tailor-made for the anniversary of her heart transplant, Nagy said she has a new affinity for chocolate, the sweet treat she ...

Source: The Register-Guard
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Rare transplant could help Hudsonville girl explore world

Because of the transplant, her body recently started producing T-cells for the first time since she was born. Still, her immune system is fragile. Even nearly two years post-surgery, the family takes strict precautions every day. Jada's brother Odyn ...

Source: The Holland Sentinel
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Carroll County High School welcomes back principal after double lung transplant

"I'm getting there, and it'll take some time to get back," he said. Back from a double lung transplant Thompson needed due to a congenital heart defect. The surgery was a success. But soon after, complications arose. "I developed an infection in my leg and ...

Source: WDBJ
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Dustin Pedroia has second thoughts about decision to have knee surgery

"No, I wouldn’t have done it," he said of the surgery. "I don’t regret doing it, but looking back and knowing what I know now, I wouldn’t have done it." Pedroia underwent an osteochondral allograft transplantation, which involves replacing damaged ...

Source: Sporting News
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Walmart Adds 12th Center Of Excellence To Knee, Hip Surgery Network

The program for lower joint replacement surgery is the latest effort by Walmart to partner ... across all programs combined" offering workers treatments for cancer, organ transplantation, joint replacement, spine and heart surgeries at sites that include ...

Source: Forbes
Published: 15 Feb 2019