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Liver Transplant, Weight-Loss Surgery Combination Benefits Obese Patients In Long Term

Obese patients who underwent a life-saving liver transplant and weight-loss surgery at the same time were better able to keep the weight off long term and had fewer metabolic complications than those who lost weight on their own before undergoing a liver ...

Source: ecnmag
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Middle East patients receive illegal transplant surgery in China: source

A few patients from the Middle East have illegally received organ transplants in China, a source told the Global Times on Monday, stressing that China's reform, which has won international and papal recognition, should not be tainted by such cases, and ...

Source: Global Times
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Sheffield kidney transplant patients celebrate 50 years of life-saving surgery

Dozens of people whose lives were saved by kidney transplants have come together to celebrate 50 years of the pioneering procedure in Sheffield. Last week, around 40 patients came to Kenwood Hall Hotel to eat, drink and reminisce with the surgeons who ...

Source: The Star
Published: 05 Oct 2018

YEP says: World-leading limb transplant surgery at Leeds General Infirmary is a feather in cap for city

OUR admiration for the Leeds hospital team carrying out such pioneering work on hand and arm transplants knows no bounds. Ground-breaking, world-leading and life-altering surgery is being performed right here in our city. Today we tell the stories of Tania ...

Source: Yorkshire Evening Post
Published: 06 Oct 2018

WATCH: Kady McDermott Slam 'Face Transplant' Accusations In Furious Instagram Rant

Love Island's Kady McDermott has taken to Instagram to slam people making comments on her face, accusing the star of having surgery and even a 'face transplant' in a lengthly written statement followed by a seething Instagram video. In a lengthy statement ...

Source: Captial
Published: 08 Oct 2018

Mum who lost both hands to sepsis becomes the first woman in the UK to have a double transplant

While recovering, she saw a TV show about Corinne Hutton, the first woman on the hand-transplant register. She found out the only UK team to carry it out were at Leeds General Infirmary — and was put on the waiting list in early 2016. Tania had to wait ...

Source: The Sun
Published: 05 Oct 2018

11-Year-Old Girl Who Got a Surprise Visit from Drake Has Successful Heart Transplant Surgery

In August, Sofia Sanchez, an 11-year-old girl in need of a new heart, went viral for her take on the popular “Kiki Challenge” — so much so that Drake himself came by the hospital to visit. Now, one month later, Sanchez is thriving after a successful ...

Source: People
Published: 20 Sep 2018

Sofia Sanchez, the Drake Fan Whose Transplant Story Went Viral, Speaks Out After Heart Surgery

CHICAGO — An eleven-year-old heart patient who got a visit from Drake is speaking out after her successful heart transplant surgery. Sofia Sanchez’s story went viral a month ago, when she made a wish to see the rapper while she was waiting for a heart ...

Source: WNEP-TV
Published: 20 Sep 2018

56-hour groundbreaking face transplant surgery gives man a new face

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Source: Mashable
Published: 25 Sep 2018

UCHealth performs first transplant surgery on Porter patient after program is suspended

DENVER -- UCHealth has operated on the first transplant patient to come over from Porter Adventist after Porter temporarily suspended its transplant program in July. Billie Mills is recuperating after she received a kidney transplant in August, donated by ...

Source: FOX31 Denver
Published: 05 Sep 2018

Sassoon performs first liver transplant surgery

58-yr-old retired teacher was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis three years ago Pune’s Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) gave a new lease of life to a 58-year-old retired primary teacher from Tarale village in Satara district by conducting a successful liver ...

Source: Punemirror
Published: 03 Sep 2018

It’s ‘highly likely’ Elon Musk spent over $20K on hair transplant surgery, doctor says

Elon Musk has come a long way from his days as the CEO of PayPal, and so has his hairline. According to Dr. Jeffrey Epstein, MD, a hair transplant specialist in New York and Miami who has not treated Musk, 47, it’s “highly, highly likely” the multi ...

Source: Page Six
Published: 25 Jul 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

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 Sports
Published: 03 Aug 2018

First Canadian face transplant: Man doing well after life-changing surgery

In a Canadian medical first, surgeons at Montreal’s Maisonneuve-Rosemont hospital announced Wednesday they’d performed a face transplant, giving a badly disfigured Quebec man a second lease on ...

Source: Global News
Published: 12 Sep 2018

Heart Surgery “Legend” a Factor in Transplant Deaths, a St. Luke’s Colleague Told Inspector

For months, officials at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center have declined to specify the factors behind a rash of patient deaths in the hospital’s heart transplant program three years ago. But a newly released federal document describes program leaders ...

Source: ProPublica
Published: 07 Sep 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

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

11-Year-Old Girl Visited By Drake Has Heart Transplant Surgery

CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago girl has received a heart transplant just days after she danced her way into a hospital visit from Drake. Surgeons performed the transplant on 11-year-old Sofia Sanchez on Monday at Chicago’s Lurie Children’s Hospital.

Source: 5 News
Published: 28 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

Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre performs rare open heart surgery in Nepal

KATHMANDU: A team led by Dr Anil Bhattarai has successfully performed a rare open heart surgery of a patient with ‘Type A aortic dissection with pregnancy’ at Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre (MCVTC), under Tribhuvan University ...

Source: The Himalayan Times
Published: 24 Aug 2018

Transplanting Hope

Many of his patients are dying on the transplant wait list. NURSE: Yesterday they didn't send him out to do it. JAMES SHAPIRO: Okay. You might need to go back to the dialysis again a little after the surgery. It's always a possibility. We'll see you later.

Source: PBS
Published: 29 Aug 2018

Johns Hopkins performs world's first 'total' penis transplant, on veteran wounded by IED blast

The Hopkins doctors said the surgery appears so far to have gone smoothly and are optimistic the patient, who wishes to remain anonymous, will gain full function. “It is our hope that such a life-changing transplant will allow him to regain urinary and ...

Source: The Baltimore Sun
Published: 23 Apr 2018

Widow meets man who received husband's face in transplant surgery

Sixteen months after transplant surgery gave Sandness the face that had belonged to Calen "Rudy" Ross, he met the woman who had agreed to donate her high school sweetheart's visage to a man who lived nearly a decade without one. The two came together last ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 10 Nov 2017

Afghanistan war veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first

An Afghanistan war veteran who had his genitals blown off by a roadside bomb is the recipient of a donated penis and scrotum that doctors hope will restore his ability to function normally, after a 14-hour surgery that doctors hailed as a medical first.

Source: Gulf News
Published: 24 Apr 2018

Patient loses eye after hair transplant surgery; doctor’s registration suspended

HYDERABAD: Telangana Medical Council has suspended the registration of Dr Mohammed Ishratullah Khan of Banjara Hills for two years and debarred him from practising hair transplant surgery, after an incident of a patient losing an eye post hair transplantation.

Source: Times of India
Published: 15 Feb 2018

Selena Gomez’s Momma Talks ‘Yelling And Freaking Out’ At Hospital During Transplant Surgery

Mandy Teefey opened up to Entertainment Tonight, saying: “That was probably one of the hardest things to ever experience as a parent, and especially when there were complications, and it was just me and her, and she had to go in.” The extra stress of ...

Source: Perez Hilton
Published: 24 May 2018

At age 69, Nate "Tiny" Archibald undergoes heart transplant surgery

NBA legend Nate “Tiny” Archibald underwent heart transplant surgery recently, according to a tweet sent out by former NBA All-Star Rick Barry. Archibald, 69, has lived with an incurable heart disease for more than a year. In December 2016, he underwent ...

Source: Yahoo Sports
Published: 24 Jun 2018