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Leonard Bailey, transplant surgeon who gave ‘Baby Fae’ a baboon heart, dies at 76

The surgery that Dr. Bailey performed at Loma Linda University ... Because of the shortage of infant organs available for transplant, Dr. Bailey had for years been investigating the possibility of using animal organs, a procedure known as xenografting.

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 17 May 2019

Leonard Bailey, surgeon who stoked moral dilemma with baboon-to-human heart transplant, dies at 76

including the first infant-to-infant heart transplant. As his young patients grew older, they often returned to campus to visit him. With his encouragement, one went to medical school. Later in life, he pondered the legacy of the Baby Fae surgery.

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 16 May 2019

Utah mom gets a liver transplant from her son in a first-of-its-kind surgery at Intermountain Medical Center

Murray • A Utah mom is hepatitis-free for the first time in 27 years, thanks to a live liver donation from her son. And the procedure portends more such life-saving operations at Intermountain Medical Center in the months and years to come. On Feb. 6 ...

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune
Published: 09 May 2019

Mets legend Ed Kranepool gets the gift of life: kidney transplant surgery

Former New York Mets first baseman Ed Kranepool has received the gift of life in the form of a new kidney. Newsday reports Kranepool received a kidney transplant Tuesday at Stony Brook University Hospital. The 74-year-old Kranepool told Newsday before the ...

Source: NJ.com
Published: 08 May 2019

Best Ways to Get Ready for Surgery

M.D., a transplant surgeon at the University of Michigan. That’s the idea behind “prehabilitation”: exercise, nutrition, and counseling programs that aim to make you as healthy as possible before surgery. Some early research suggests it may help cut ...

Source: Consumer Reports
Published: 15 May 2019

Cleveland Indians prospect Lenny Torres has Tommy John surgery; Triston McKenzie throwing

Indians Prospective was first to report Torres’ surgery. At 6-1 and 190 pounds, some minor league evaluators think Torres will end up in the bullpen. He’s going to miss at least a year following ligament transplant surgery. MLB.com rates Torres as the ...

Source: The Plain Dealer
Published: 15 May 2019

Ed Kranepool and doctors talk about his kidney transplant

Doctors for former Met Ed Kranepool said at a news conference Friday that he is functioning "close to normal" after having kidney transplant surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital. Kranepool, 74, received his transplanted kidney from Deborah ...

Source: Newsday
Published: 11 May 2019

Happy Mother’s Day times two for Queens mom after unlikely kidney transplant saves 9-year-old boy’s life

Two months after the moms first met in the playground at P.S. 108, little Zaheer Rahaman and fast friend Sarmiento are recovering from the successful April 23 transplant surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital’s Recanati/Miller Transplant Institute.

Source: New York Daily News
Published: 12 May 2019

Mother gets liver transplant from son ahead of Mother's Day

When she went on the national transplant list in 2018 ... KTSU reported that when Gwen Finlayson learned her hospital was using 3D technology to practice the surgery, it helped her feel better about her decision. The two are recovering well three months ...

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published: 12 May 2019

Vicente Fernandez says he refused liver transplant because unsure if donor gay, drug addict

Fernández told the host of De Primera Mano that in 2012, he was on tour in Houston when he found out he had cancer, which required him to receive a liver transplant. In the interview, he explains he underwent surgery at a facility which he at first ...

Source: KSAT
Published: 15 May 2019

Hair Transplant Market Predicted To Perceive A Distinctive Growth with CAGR of 24% By 2023 | Says MRFR

Segmentation By Surgical Methods: Comprises – Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and other. Segmentation By Type of Surgery: Comprises – Head Hair Transplant, Eyebrow Transplant, Frontal Hairline Lowering or ...

Source: Medgadget
Published: 15 May 2019

College student collects her diploma after double lung, liver transplant

Norris was going to need a liver and double lung transplant. Her dad quit his job so they could move to North Carolina ahead of the surgery. But it was a waiting game. All the organs had to come from the same donor, and the surgery required months of rehab ...

Source: WIFR TV
Published: 15 May 2019

Cosmetic surgery in Iran, the new beauty capital worldwide

The most popular surgery is rhinoplasty; after that, plastic surgery in Iran and hair transplant can be mentioned. According to the leading achievements of Royan Research Institute, Iran is one of the most successful countries in the field of fertility ...

Source: Tehran Times on MSN.com
Published: 15 May 2019

Little Agreement on Stress Tests Before Kidney Transplant

citing a 2004 trial in patients getting elective major vascular surgery. Randomized trials are needed to define the role of surveillance stress testing in patients awaiting renal transplantation, they concluded. Brown and colleagues based their study on ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 13 May 2019

Double Lung Transplant Gives Graduating Quinnipiac Student A Second Chance at Life

Since the transplant, she takes 76 pills daily to stabilize her blood pressure and prevent her body from rejecting the new organs. After taking online courses and returning to campus a year and a half after the life-saving surgery, Antaya is ready to ...

Source: NBC Connecticut
Published: 16 May 2019

Innovative transplantation technique helps find early signs of type 1 diabetes

Our study demonstrates the possibility of using eye-transplanted islets of Langerhans as a tool for improving the development of new drugs and, in combination with the local administration of immunosuppressive drugs, as a new clinical transplantation ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 15 May 2019

What We're Reading: CMS Nixes Medicare Drug Pricing Rule; 5 More States Sue Purdue; Bariatric Surgery Benefits

The 6 classes include antidepressants, antipsychotics, anticonvulsants, immunosuppressants for treatment of transplant rejection ... While bariatric surgery results in comparable weight loss among adolescents and adults, adolescents may reap more benefits ...

Source: The American Journal of Managed Care
Published: 17 May 2019

VA Not Liable For Transplant Recipient's Death

Dikes finally received his transplant on May 18, 2012, at age 52, they said, and he traveled to the Portland VA to receive it. Dikes had minor post-surgery complications and aftereffects, but nothing considered major, and lived near the Portland hospital ...

Source: Law360
Published: 14 May 2019

Henry Randall, MD, promoted to executive director and professor of Surgery at SSM Health

Henry Randall, MD was promoted to executive director and professor of Surgery at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital. He was previously executive director and division chief of Abdominal Transplantation at the hospital. He specializes in liver ...

Source: St. Louis American
Published: 17 May 2019

Temple: Ground broken for house for transplant patients, families

Winkler received a liver transplant a year ago and says he can identify with the patients who will stay at the facility. "Having their families there will be huge. I wouldn't be here today if it weren't for my wife and my daughters helping me post-surgery."

Source: KWTX
Published: 17 May 2019

Unbelievable Plastic Surgery Addicted Patients

Now this is on a whole 'nother level. While one patient wants to look like an elf, another wants an eyelash transplant using hair down there. celebrity gossip. Check out the hottest fashion, photos, movies and TV shows!

Source: E News
Published: 12 May 2019

Bipolar Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation of the Tibiotalar Joint

At the time of surgery, the mean patient age was 44.3 years (range, 18 to 71 years), and 52% of the patients were male. The patients had had no previous arthroplasty or OCA transplantation involving the tibial plafond and/or talus. Fresh allograft tissue ...

Source: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Published: 12 May 2019

Baboon heart transplant surgeon dies

Bailey went on to transplant hearts in 376 infants. He became a leading authority on congenital heart surgery and a consultant to physicians across the globe. Charity Arnold, whose 6-year old daughter, Paisley Mae, was a recipient of Bailey’s pioneering ...

Source: Daily Press
Published: 14 May 2019

Fecal transplant saves local woman's life

diff, would be treated with an ancient remedy: a fecal transplant. Dr. Ricardo Mitre, a gastroenterologist at Allegheny General Hospital who has since retired, performed the procedure on Simpson May 24, 2017. “I had (the surgery) on Friday, and when I ...

Source: Observer-Reporter
Published: 11 May 2019

After long search, daughter-in-law proves to be transplant match for beloved ‘Mom’

And she was closer to her than ever expected. On March 28, her daughter-in-law, Jenn Lynady, donated a kidney to Sharon Lynady during a 7 1/2-hou­r surgery at Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center in Baltimore, Maryland. “I have an angel of a ...

Source: Republican Herald
Published: 12 May 2019

Double lung and heart transplant survivor rides to her own beat, defying all odds

“It’s basically the Olympics for the transplant world,” Camille said. Ever since the surgery, she’s been training for the 10 and 30K cycling events, hoping to win and show the world that ...

Source: FOX 17
Published: 13 May 2019

Holmes County native's heart transplant leads to California

The surgery was a double heart bypass ... During her six weeks in the hospital recovering, it was determined she would eventually need a heart transplant. UH decided to refer Roberts to Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. She flew out in May 2016 and was added ...

Source: The Alliance Review
Published: 17 May 2019

Mother receives liver transplant from son, ahead of Mother's Day

Finlayson went on the national transplant list last year ... A lot of convincing." The surgery in February was the first time Utah doctors transplanted the left lobe of a living donor's liver. They used scans of Brandon's liver to make a 3-D printed ...

Source: Valley News Live
Published: 13 May 2019

This Grammy-winning singer refused a liver transplant over fear of a gay donor

Here’s how Fernández said he reacted when doctors suggested he get a transplant: “They wanted to give me some ... Fernández ended up undergoing liver surgery in Chile to have the cancerous mass removed. Perhaps his homophobia shouldn’t be ...

Source: LGBTQ Nation
Published: 11 May 2019

'Songs for Saylor' will benefit 1-year-old who needs kidney transplant

Saylor's kidneys did not filter properly and required her to undergo a surgery to have them both ... goal is to have her undergo a kidney transplant within the next six months.

Source: The Times and Democrat
Published: 13 May 2019