Latest Transplant rejection Stories
For the first time, scientists at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network have shown in a clinical trial that the Toronto XVIVO System can safely and effectively treat, re-assess and improve the function of high-risk donor lungs so that they can be successfully transplanted into patients.
SAN DIEGO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The engineering of replacement tissue shows promise to dramatically impact the treatment of patients with end stage heart failure.
EXTON, Pa., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced initiation of a Phase 2 clinical study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of C1 Esterase Inhibitor [Human] for the treatment of acute antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) in recipients of donor-specific cross-match positive kidney transplants.
Lung transplant patients have double the risk of organ rejection and death within five years of the procedure if they live near a main road.
A transplant patient in New York has contracted the AIDS virus from the kidney of a living donor, the nation's first case of transmission from a living organ donor since screening for HIV began in the mid-1980s, the New York State Department of Health said on Thursday.
Sirolimus, a drug currently used to help prevent transplant rejection, can improve lung function and quality of life in individuals living with the lung disease lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).
Test monitors level of a drug that helps prevent kidney rejection SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has cleared a test to help manage potential organ rejection in kidney transplant patients.
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UCSF researchers have tackled a decade-long scientific conundrum, and their discovery is expected to lead to significant advances in using stem cells to treat genetic diseases before birth.
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