News Articles on 'Transplant Surgery'
Supt. Eddie Johnson to have kidney transplant surgery in next 2 weeks
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson is poised to receive a new kidney within the next two weeks. Johnson disclosed in January after suffering a public dizzy spell that he’s on a waiting list for a kidney transplant. His 25-year-old son, Daniel Johnson ...
Source: Chicago Sun-Times
Published: 23 Aug 2017
Transplant Surgery Fellowship
The University of Maryland Transplant Surgery Program is recognized as one of the largest and most successful transplant centers in the United States, and as a leader in state-of-the art surgical techniques and facilities. The Transplant Fellowship Program ...
Published: 24 Aug 2017
Aussie dad gives young son miracle 'gift of life' after transplant surgery
A devoted father has given his dying son a life-saving gift. Trevor Booth has donated a kidney to his brave four-year-old Harry. Eileen and Trevor Booth had waited three agonising years for a donor kidney with the support of the Very Special Kids organisation.
Source: 7 News Yahoo
Published: 26 Aug 2017
Do’s and Don’ts of a Hair Transplant Surgery
Avoid exposing yourself immediately to the direct sunlight, a few days after the procedure, especially when your scalp is swollen. If you have to go out, do not forget to wear a hat. A little itching and soreness are normal. Resist your urge to scratch the ...
Published: 16 Aug 2017
Solid Organ Transplant
Our transplant surgeons are national leaders, familiar with the most advanced technology and techniques. Our living donor liver and kidney transplantation programs are nationally renowned. We have special expertise in liver failure caused by a variety of ...
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center
Published: 25 Aug 2017
Cornea Transplant Surgery: What You Need to Know
The cornea is a layer on the front of your eye that helps focus light so you can see clearly. If it gets damaged, you might need to have it replaced. The surgeon will remove all or part of your cornea and replace it with a healthy layer of tissue.
Published: 27 Feb 2014
Hopeful Start for First Uterus Transplant Surgery in U.S.
CLEVELAND — Just minutes after the patient’s name was placed on the waiting list for a transplant, details about a matching donor popped up. “I was shocked,” said Dr. Andreas G. Tzakis, the director of solid organ transplantation at the Cleveland ...
Source: New York Times
Published: 10 Mar 2016
Chicago teen undergoes heart-lung transplant surgery
A Chicago teen is looking forward to rejoining the Boy Scouts, trying out for his school’s band and returning to other activities that 15-year-olds typically enjoy after undergoing a heart-lung transplant in November. Spencer Kolman, who underwent the ...
Source: FOX News
Published: 20 Feb 2017
Cornea Transplant Surgery: Recovery and Success Rate
Patients with a family history of keratoconus often suffer from keratoconus. If keratoconus surgery is unable to treat the affected cornea, a cornea transplant surgery may be required. Alternatives like contact lenses can be used in case of early and ...
Published: 16 Mar 2014
Face transplant surgery: How are patients now?
(CBS) A new study offers a rare inside look at the three full face transplant procedures underwent at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston in 2011. PICTURES: 7 Amazing face transplants (GRAPHIC IMAGES) In March, surgeons at Brigham and Women's Hospital ...
Source: CBS News
Published: 29 Dec 2011
Robotic kidney transplant surgery done successfully in Mumbai hospital
MAHARASHTRA became the third state in the country to record a successful robotic kidney transplant after Gujarat and New Delhi. The kidney transplant surgery, conducted on July 2 at HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, (HNRF), Mumbai, saw a ...
Source: The Indian Express
Published: 09 Jul 2017
Pa. girl's controversial lung transplant surgery successful
Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old girl suffering from end-stage cystic fibrosis whose bid to get a transplant from adult lungs drew national attention, received a lung transplant Wednesday. "Her doctors are very pleased with both her progress during the ...
Source: USA Today
Published: 12 Jun 2013
Larynx Transplant Surgical Team
served as scientific advisor for the laryngeal transplant and assisted with the transplant surgery, particularly retrieval and reinnervation of the organ. Dr. Birchall is professor of laryngology at England's University College London Ear Institute ...
Published: 26 Jan 2011
Transplant House to help families of surgery patients in Orlando
Families usually want to stay as close by as possible. "So if you're a transplant patient from Melbourne, that's not too far to come to have the surgery," Burgess said. "But what if you had a complication — or what if you needed a heart and ended up ...
Source: Orlando Sentinel
Published: 16 Sep 2013
Bariatric surgery helps kidney patients qualify for transplant
Lejuan Holmes has been on dialysis since his kidneys failed a decade ago, spending hours every week hooked up to a machine that cleans his blood. Several months ago, the 42-year-old, who lives in Humble, decided it was time to consider a kidney transplant.
Published: 23 Oct 2014