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Study Provides Insight to Role of Needle EMG in Face Transplantation

American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)

A recent study published in Muscle & Nerve appears to show that needle electromyography can play a major role in reinnervation in face transplantation.

Channels: All Journal News, Regenerative Medicine, Transplantation,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST
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Two life threatening problems, one surgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Juan Cueto did not feel sick, but he was losing weight rapidly and was devastated with the knowledge that he had two life threatening diseases, cancer and a liver disease.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Liver Disease, Surgery, Transplantation,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 12:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Robotic transplants safe for kidney disease patients with obesity

Robotic transplants safe for kidney disease patients with obesity

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers report that among patients with obesity, robotic kidney transplants produce survival outcomes comparable to those seen among nonobese patients. The study includes data collected over 10 years from more than 230 robotic-assisted kidney transplants in patients with obesity.

Channels: All Journal News, Kidney Disease, Obesity, Surgery, Transplantation,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 10:25 AM EST
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Newswise: Living Liver Transplant Program to Increase Availability of Organs

Living Liver Transplant Program to Increase Availability of Organs

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching a living liver donor transplant program, significantly increasing the number of available organs for life-saving transplants

Channels: All Journal News, Family and Parenting, Liver Disease, Surgery, Transplantation,

Released:
14-Nov-2019 9:55 AM EST
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Inhaled immunosuppressant may increase survival, pulmonary function after lung transplant

University of Maryland Medical Center

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers found that lung transplant recipients with early signs of organ rejection could increase their chance of survival and improve lung function by inhaling a liposomal form of the immunosuppression drug cyclosporine through an investigational nebulizer.

Channels: All Journal News, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Transplantation,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Artificial Intelligence Tool Predicts Life Expectancy in Heart Failure Patients

Artificial Intelligence Tool Predicts Life Expectancy in Heart Failure Patients

University of California San Diego Health

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, as well as a diverse team of cardiologists and physicists, developed a machine learning algorithm to predict the life expectancy in heart failure patients.

Channels: All Journal News, Artificial Intelligence, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Surgery, Technology, Transplantation,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 3:40 PM EST
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    12-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST

Hospitals given latitude to select heart transplant candidates don’t always prioritize sickest patients

University of Chicago Medical Center

Analysis of more than 29,000 adults listed on the national heart transplant registry from 2006 to 2015 shows how rules that give hospitals discretion in determining who gets a transplant result in large discrepancies in how sick patients are when they receive heart transplants at hospitals across the United States.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Patient Safety, Transplantation, JAMA,

Released:
7-Nov-2019 3:15 PM EST
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Newswise: ‘It’s not about just surviving. It’s about seeing my patients living normally’

‘It’s not about just surviving. It’s about seeing my patients living normally’

University Health Network (UHN)

Dr. Eugene Chang was 25, recently engaged and halfway through a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency in Vancouver when he started feeling sick. Fatigue, dizziness and nausea took over his normally active lifestyle. Suddenly his bike to work was not so easy.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Stem Cells, Transplantation,

Released:
12-Nov-2019 5:30 AM EST
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