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'Our hearts are so broken': Toddler who received triple organ transplant dies - Today.com



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'Our hearts are so broken': Toddler who received triple organ transplant dies 
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For much of her short life Evie Mueller battled cancer and this past summer a triple organ transplant gave her an amazing second chance. But the cancer turned out to be too aggressive and spread to her brain. Evie passed away on November 11, her 4th ...

 


NIH grant for Pitt/UPMC is aimed at improving viability of organs for transplant - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



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NIH grant for Pitt/UPMC is aimed at improving viability of organs for transplant 
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If a family decides to take an organ donor off of life support, there is a 30-minute window for the heart to stop beating and the patient to be pronounced dead before abdominal organs are no longer viable for transplant. Researchers at UPMC and the ...

 


Zurik: Foreign patients enjoy U.S. transplants despite organ sho ... - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV



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Zurik: Foreign patients enjoy U.S. transplants despite organ sho ... 
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The United States has a shortage of livers ready for transplant to patients who need them. That means many Americans will die before they get a transplant ...
Some U.S. Hospitals Don't Put Americans First for Liver ? ProPublica ProPublica

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This Medical Marijuana User Was Kicked Off an Organ Transplant List - VICE



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This Medical Marijuana User Was Kicked Off an Organ Transplant List 
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On Tuesday, VICELAND is airing the season finale of WEEDIQUETTE, sending host Krishna Andavolu to Maine to meet up with a medical marijuana user who got kicked off an organ transplant list. The father of two had been waiting for a new kidney for a ...

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Organ Donation: A Personal Journey - Kaweah Commonwealth



Kaweah Commonwealth
 
Organ Donation: A Personal Journey 
Kaweah Commonwealth
I join over 120,000 Americans waiting for an organ transplant; 22,000 live in California. On average, 150 people are added to the nation's organ transplant list every day while an average of 22 patients die each day waiting, simply because the organ(s ...
Nationwide Rose Dedication Program Launches to Support 2018 Donate Life Rose Parade Float Business Wire (press release)

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Selena Gomez says only 3 to 5 percent chance her lupus will return after kidney transplant - ABC News



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Selena Gomez says only 3 to 5 percent chance her lupus will return after kidney transplant 
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Now, Gomez said, there is only a 3 to 5 percent chance her lupus will return. She said she has also seen her blood pressure and energy levels improve. "Not everyone is lucky enough to have a donor, and something as monumental as an organ transplant ...
Selena Gomez Chokes Up at Lupus Research Gala While Thanking Kidney Transplant Doctors: 'It Was Life or Death' Billboard
Selena Gomez Said Her Lupus Was "Life-or-Death" Before Her Kidney Transplant TeenVogue.com
Selena Gomez Reflects on Reaching a Life-or-Death Point After ... E! Online
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David Cassidy hospitalized with organ failure, needs liver transplant - NBCNews.com



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David Cassidy hospitalized with organ failure, needs liver transplant 
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David Cassidy has been hospitalized for organ failure and is in need of a liver transplant, a close family friend said Saturday. The 67-year-old "Partridge Family" star was rushed to a hospital on Wednesday, and is conscious and surrounded by loved ...
David Cassidy Has Been Hospitalized with Organ Failure and Is in Need of Liver Transplant PEOPLE.com
David Cassidy in Critical Condition, 'Hoping and Waiting for a Liver Transplant' While Battling Organ Failure Us Weekly
David Cassidy in hospital with critical organ failure as doctors warn he desperately needs liver transplant - or he ... Mirror.co.uk
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Continuously Growing Sector of Organ Transplantation Market with CAGR of 9.8% by 2023 - Medgadget (blog)



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Continuously Growing Sector of Organ Transplantation Market with CAGR of 9.8% by 2023 
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Organ transplantation is the replacement of the diseased or damaged organ with a health organ. Organs such as a kidney may be donated by living donors or harvested from brain-dead organ donors. Organ dysfunction caused due to severe injuries, cancer, ...
Rising Market of Perfusion Industry with Continuously Growing CAGR By 4.1% From 2017 to 2023 Herald Keeper

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The Gross Inequality of Organ Transplants in America - New Republic



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The Gross Inequality of Organ Transplants in America 
New Republic
The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the government-sanctioned organization responsible for allocating organs, divides the country into eleven regions; for the most part, organs must be transplanted within the same region in which they're donated.

 


Protect Access to Cellular Transplant (PACT) Act would help Medicare patients with blood cancers - The Hill (blog)



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Protect Access to Cellular Transplant (PACT) Act would help Medicare patients with blood cancers 
The Hill (blog)
Although these transplants are standard medical practice and routinely covered and reimbursed by commercial insurers, some Medicare beneficiaries have found them difficult ? if not impossible ? to access. That's because, unlike solid organ transplants, ...