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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...

2013-12-27 23:00:23

Dr. Parsa Mohebi, founder of US Hair Restoration, and the chairman of FUE Research Committee of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery have doubled the number of follicular unit grafts transplanted per session in only two years. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Follicular Unit Extraction also known as FUE, has become a great alternative for those who wish to receive a hair transplant without its typical complications such as linear scarring on the scalp. This...

2013-12-11 23:24:08

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Kidney Transplantation Clinical Trials Review 2013” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/kidney-transplantation-global-clinical-trials-review-h2-2013. Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Kidney Transplantation Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Clinical trial report, "Kidney Transplantation Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Kidney...

2013-12-09 10:45:08

Patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) who were as old as 74 fared as well with stem cell transplantation as did patients in the 60-to-65 age range, according to a study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology. "This is good evidence that age alone should not limit who should get a transplant for MDS," said Gregory Abel, MD, MPH, a medical oncologist at Dana-Farber. "Calendar age is less important than other measures,...


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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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