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2014-02-11 23:26:15

Tolga Umar, CEO of VisitandCare.com, announced today that the company has seen a dramatic 62 percent increase in patients traveling to Mexico over the last 3 years. While the medical tourism company connects patients worldwide to specialists of infertility, plastic surgery, laser eye surgery, hair transplantation, weight loss surgery, heart surgery, cancer care, and orthopedic surgery, it has seen a sharp increase in demand for patients traveling to Mexico for cosmetic dentistry. Miami, FL...

2014-02-06 09:47:11

Findings could influence process for allocation of scarce organ resources 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. In a new paper published in Gastroenterology, however, Penn Medicine researchers argue the so-called "exception points" given to these patients award some HPS patients unnecessary priority over others on the list, which includes about...

2014-02-03 12:28:23

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Heart Transplantation Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013Heart Transplantation Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Heart Transplantation Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Heart Transplantation clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on...

2014-01-24 23:23:20

California Transplant Donor Network, third largest nonprofit in the country devoted to saving and improving lives through donation, had more than 2,000 tissue donors in 2013, meaning corneas for the sight impaired and skin for burn victims, among others. Also recovered more than 900 organs for transplantation. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 California Transplant Donor Network completed its fourth year as a tissue recovery agency with a new high mark of 2,006 eye and tissue donors...

2014-01-22 12:26:30

Local organ procurement organization announces increase in driver's license office registration and lives saved through donation and transplantation DENVER, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A record 463 people received lifesaving organ transplants in 2013 thanks to 148 selfless donors in Colorado and Wyoming, according to Donor Alliance, the federally-designated, non-profit organ procurement organization and American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited tissue bank serving the...

2014-01-17 23:04:04

A new assessment tool is helping scientists determine which treatments might benefit patients with a type of eye disorder called limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD). The tool, developed by researchers at University College London and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and funded by the UK’s National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre at these institutions, has already shown that the majority of these patients can benefit in the short term from a stem cell...

2014-01-13 23:02:28

The Firm is investigating Tylenol Lawsuits on behalf of individuals who may have sustained liver damage resulting in hospitalization, liver transplantation, or death, allegedly due to the acetaminophen contained in Tylenol-brand medications. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 More than 100 Tylenol lawsuit (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/) claims filed on behalf of individuals who sustained liver damage, allegedly due to their use of a Tylenol brand product, continue to move...

2014-01-09 11:46:02

22 years of data suggest need for new heart-size matching strategy to improve outcomes Current protocols for matching donor hearts to recipients foster sex mismatching and heart size disparities, according to a first-of-its kind analysis by physicians at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Matching by donor heart size may provide better outcomes for recipients, who already face a scarcity of resources as they await a transplant. The analysis of 22 years of adult heart...

2014-01-02 23:31:23

Due to the lack of hair restoration options for the severely bald and a desire to help men with failed prior hair transplant surgeries, Dr. Sanusi Umar of DermHair Clinic created the uGraft technique, also known as the Umar Procedure. Redondo Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Hair loss, thinning and balding is a major concern for men in America that prompts many to seek hair loss treatments. Due to the lack of hair restoration options for the severely bald and a desire to help men with...

2013-12-30 12:22:25

For the estimated 10 percent of patients whose bodies reject a corneal transplant, the odds of a second transplant succeeding are poor. All that could change, however, based on a UT Southwestern Medical Center study that has found a way to boost the corneal transplant acceptance rate. In the study, researchers found that corneal transplants in mice were accepted 90 percent of the time when the action of an immune system molecule called interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) was blocked and when the...


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Bone Marrow Transplantation (journal)
2012-06-04 20:00:41

Bone Marrow Transplantation is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is J.M. Goldman (UK). The journal publishes high quality, original research that addresses all aspects of basic biology and clinical use of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation in humans. The broad scope of the journal thus encompasses topics such as stem cell biology, kinetics and cytokine control, transplantation immunology, HLA and matching...

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