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2013-11-07 23:34:15

The leading, elite audiovisual technology provider, Synergy Media Group, gave back to the community by providing a three-year, $10,000 AV service contract to Pittsburgh’s non-profit organ procurement organization, Center for Organ Recovery and Education. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Synergy Media Group, an audiovisual and video conference room technology provider, gave back to a local non-profit organization, Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE), last month to...

2013-10-11 13:10:57

Hispanics tend to have difficult-to-match blood types and to live in regions with limited organs for transplantation In the United States, Hispanics with kidney failure are less likely than non-Hispanic whites to receive a kidney transplant largely due to their blood type and because of where they live, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The findings highlight the need to implement new deceased donor...

2013-10-02 23:02:22

This week NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Rogosin Institute celebrate the 50th anniversary of their world-renowned transplant program. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 There have been a multitude of firsts, celebrated successes, groundbreaking research findings, and more than 4,000 lives saved – and that was just in the first 50 years. This week NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Rogosin Institute celebrate the 50th anniversary of...

2013-09-27 23:00:09

A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is the first in the country to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—the removal of a portion of the liver—from a living adult donor for adult and teenage recipients. The procedure advances transplant surgery and offers hope for addressing the significant shortage of liver donors. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Report Successful...

2013-08-24 23:01:15

Transparency Market Research published new "Artificial Vital Organs and Medical Bionics Market (Artificial Heart, Kidney, Liver, Pancreas & Lungs, Ear Bionics, Vision Bionics, Exoskeletons, Bionic Limbs, Brain Bionics and Cardiac Bionics) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse Full Report With TOC :...

2013-08-20 17:14:40

Full-time workers more likely to get transplants People in end-stage kidney failure in need of a kidney transplant are much less likely to be placed on a waiting list for a new kidney or to actually receive a new kidney once on the list if they are unemployed or work part time, according to new collaborative research from the University of New Hampshire. "There is a strong negative association between a patient's unemployment and the likelihood of being placed on a waiting list for a...

2013-08-16 23:03:22

Abington Health is a partner in The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) Donate Life Hospital Campaign. Abington, PA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Sponsored by HAP, the campaign brings together state partners, local and regional organ, eye and tissue donation organizations, and hospitals throughout the state to educate employees and their communities about the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation. This dynamic collaboration runs through August 2013. Abington...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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