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2014-02-21 11:41:00

Biopsy-detected injury in donated kidneys was modestly associated with a delay in organ function in the first week after transplantation, but only for donor kidneys already known to be at high risk.

Human Lungs Grown In The Lab
2014-02-17 11:07:21

Medical researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch have announced the development of the first-ever human lungs grown in a laboratory.

2014-02-14 04:22:56

National Donor Day Spreads the Word About Organ Donation on February 14 DENVER, Feb.

2014-02-13 08:21:54

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Valentine's Day, hold the roses and chocolate.

2014-02-06 09:47:11

Patients waiting for liver transplants who develop hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS), a lung disorder associated with end-stage liver disease, are eligible to move up on the wait list.

2014-02-05 12:27:58

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute achieves another regional first CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb.

2014-02-03 12:29:28

Local organization announces increase in registered donors and lives saved through donation SAN ANTONIO, Feb.

2014-01-28 12:29:43

New Alternative for DC Residents Seeking Transplant WASHINGTON, Jan 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Washington University Hospital is pleased to announce

2014-01-28 09:29:14

In the largest retrospective study to date using data from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database for adult double-lung transplants, Temple University School of Medicine researchers have shown that there is no statistically significant difference between rejection and mortality rates among double-lung transplant recipients when their transplanted organs came from donors whose blood-type was identical or compatible to their own.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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