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2012-07-28 23:02:37

Hair transplant will be broadcast live on TheBaldTruth.com on July 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. PST. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2012 Bay Area hair restoration surgeon, Sara Wasserbauer, M.D., will perform a pro bono hair transplant on a young man who battled a brain tumor eight years ago. The surgery will be broadcast live on TheBaldTruth.com on July 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. PST. Carlos Cabrera was just 18 years old when he was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor called ganlioglioma. He...

2012-07-28 23:02:28

Liver failure patient enjoys new lease on life after Stanford surgeons transplanted a portion of her sister´s liver, which later regenerated into the full-size organ. Stanford, Calif. (PRWEB) July 27, 2012 A liver failure patient is enjoying a new lease on life after Stanford surgeons transplanted a portion of her sister´s liver, which later regenerated into the full-size organ. At 48, Judith Lattin was diagnosed with liver failure. Over the next nine years, Lattin fought that...

2012-07-27 12:33:28

2 Brigham and Women's Hospital patients have no detectable traces of HIV following transplantation Two men with longstanding HIV infections no longer have detectable HIV in their blood cells following bone marrow transplants. The virus was easily detected in blood lymphocytes of both men prior to their transplants but became undetectable by eight months post-transplant. The men, who were treated at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), have remained on anti-retroviral therapy. Their cases...

2012-07-27 10:53:54

Young blacks and patients without private insurance less likely to be assessed Highlights: Young black patients and patients without private health insurance are less likely to be assessed for a kidney transplant when they start dialysis. These patients are also less likely to be put on the transplant waiting list and to receive a kidney transplant. The findings may help explain the racial and socioeconomic disparities in access to kidney transplantation that are well documented. A...

Stem Cell Windpipe Transplant Recipient Doing Well
2012-07-27 07:11:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stem cell research has made yet another stride, as one boy who received a trachea is showing a remarkable recovery. Researchers writing in the journal The Lancet said the child who received a new windpipe built with his own stem cells is doing well and is back in school. Ciaran Finn-Lynch was born with long-segment tracheal stenosis, which causes breathing difficulties. Due to his condition, his lungs collapsed on the day he was...


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2010-10-14 16:46:25

The artificial heart, a mechanical heart replacement, is typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplant or to replace the heart in case a transplant is impossible. Often ventricular assist devices are confused with mechanical hearts because the assist the heart through pumps. They are also different from a cardiopulmonary bypass machine which is an external device used to provide the function of the heart and lungs. CPBs are usually only used for a few hours at a time,...

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