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2010-01-26 15:17:19

A recent case study by doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York examined the ethical issues posed by transplant tourism, an offshoot of medical tourism, which focuses solely on transplantation surgery.

2009-11-27 12:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Considered a highly risky and controversial medical procedure only 25 years ago, solid organ transplantation is now a life-saving mainstream operation thanks to the extraordinary men and women who gathered at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas on Nov. 11.

2009-11-16 07:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Dallas Medical Center recently made history when it became the first in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to perform a kidney transplant on an HIV positive patient.

2009-10-14 13:46:00

LOMA LINDA, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Monday, October 26, marks the 25-year anniversary of the first neonatal cross-species heart transplant in history. Dr.

2009-03-18 09:55:00

New guidelines could help doctors identify the best candidates for combined heart and kidney transplants.

2008-10-06 00:00:36

By Andrew Conte; Luis Fabregas At least three leading surgeons have emerged as candidates for transplant chief at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the Tribune-Review has learned.

2008-09-19 15:00:54

As a world leader in organ transplantation, UCSF will celebrate its 45th year of transplantation with a week of exciting workshops, lectures and forums.

2008-08-22 09:00:08

By Maria Cheng Associated Press LONDON -- Transplanting faces may seem like science fiction, but doctors say the experimental surgeries could one day become routine.

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2008-07-15 11:54:32

Kidney transplants should be carried out during the day if possible. At least this is the conclusion suggested by a survey just published by urologists and internists at the University of Bonn.

2005-11-10 16:54:25

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More than 30 people waiting for liver transplants at a Southern California hospital died during the past two years as the facility turned down scores of donor organs that might have saved them, it was reported on Thursday. Citing a federal report obtained under the U.S.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.