Latest Kidney transplantation Stories
A collaboration of surgeons at Henry Ford Hospital and Medanta Hospital in India successfully transplanted kidneys into 50 recipients using an innovative robot-assisted procedure in which the organ is cooled with sterile ice during the operation.
A new study has revealed large geographic variation in waiting times for children across the United States in need of kidney transplants, with differences due mainly to local supply and demand.
Doctors in a Swedish medical initiative have announced that nine women have received successful womb transplants. The recipients were either born without a womb or had theirs removed due to cervical cancer.
STOCKHOLM, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on orphan and niche products, announces it has completed recruitment of patients
Current protocols for matching donor hearts to recipients foster sex mismatching and heart size disparities.
HORSHOLM, Denmark, Jan.
HORSHOLM, Denmark, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO), today announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.
The BK virus, a member of the polyomavirus family, has no major consequences of infected except with those that are immunocomprimised or immunosuppressed. The virus was first isolated in 1971 from the urine sample of a renal transplant patient whose initials were B.K. Similar in genome sequences to the JCV virus they are most easily identified and differentiated from each other through serological tests using specific antibodies or through PCR based genotyping approach. Most people are...
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