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2011-07-20 07:03:35

Avoiding kidney mismatching is beneficial in pediatric kidney transplant patients, however, the likelihood of finding a matching donor must be considered against the wait time for a possible donation, according to this study.

2011-07-15 10:16:00

LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major step into a new transplantation frontier, UCLA has established a first-of-its-kind program to restore functionality and enhance quality of life for people who have suffered severe trauma or other disfiguring injuries to the upper extremities, face or abdomen. The UCLA Section of Reconstructive Transplantation represents a multidisciplinary effort to use a new transplantation approach known as vascularized composite...

2009-07-29 11:45:26

Female recipients of kidneys from deceased male donors demonstrate an increased risk of allograft failure in the first year after transplant, but show no increased risk after ten years, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).

2009-06-02 11:00:00

Early results from a Mayo Clinic (http://www.mayoclinic.org/transplantcenter-rst/) research study demonstrate the effectiveness of a new approach to blocking an important part of the immune system that causes severe damage to some kidney transplants.

2009-02-19 17:09:51

How long a patient survives after a kidney transplant could depend on where he or she signs up to get the surgery, new research from the University of Florida shows.

2008-08-18 06:00:38

Regulatory News: LinkMed's (STO:LMED) portfolio company AbSorber recently received FDA approval in the U.S. for its patented transplantation test XM-ONE(R).


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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