: * More conservative treatments with less risk lead to similar outcomes; * Transplants
do not significantly affect the diseases they are intended to cure.
Traditional bone marrow transplants
have been performed since the late 1960s, usually with donated bone marrow.
Rapid development of resistance to clarithromycin following monotherapy for disseminated, Mycobacterium chelonae infection in a heart transplant
1967 First heart transplant
operation performed by Dr Christiaan Barnard in South Africa.
This was a life-or-death decision for Larry," McFarlane said of Kramer's liver transplant
One may disagree with the final conclusion as to whether the transplant
is appropriate for a particular patient, but all should be able to acknowledge that the process leading to that endpoint was not operating within a black box.
Under the original version of the organ transplant
law, membership in the Organ Procurement and Transplant
Network was voluntary, and the network played a role only when an organ could not be used locally.
Third, Caplan explains that some would claim that permitting access to transplants
to those with cirrhosis, hepatitis, or other liver complications resulting from alcohol would make alcohol abusers the majority in transplant
recipients and thereby "alienate the general public.
But ultimately a social-worth criterion for deciding who gets on the waiting list for a transplant
and who among these actually receives an available organ is fundamentally flawed and unethical.
And that means Getty may not have benefited as a result of the transplant
Duncan will also be using this rat for longterm oligo transplant
New Lung Associates PA and the Lung Transplant
Program at Tampa General Hospital have received HealthGrades 2011 Organ Transplant
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report which appears to provide conclusive evidence that providing transplant
recipients with lifetime coverage for their immunosuppressive drugs is both good medicine, good public policy and very cost effective.
James Shapiro, a transplant
surgeon at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, is heartened by the findings.
THOUSAND OAKS - Valerie Sun has a bright attitude toward the future despite having spent her adolescence fighting a life-threatening disease and undergoing an unusual transplant