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Penn Medicine – Organ transplantation/donation

When it comes to love, you gamble when you need to…you’ll maybe break your heart on one unlucky throw but then again, you’ll never know. 1,179 more words

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Organ transplant controversy: ‘20-25% of foreigners get heart, lung transplants each year’

Each year about 20-25% of foreigners who are registered with the Transplant Authority of Tamil Nadu (TRANSTAN) get heart or lung transplants in Tamil Nadu. This has been happening for the last few years. 1,743 more words

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Texas Heart Transplant Program Resumes After Suspension

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – A Houston hospital announced Friday that it has reactivated its renowned heart transplant program after a two-week suspension of all medical procedures following the deaths this year of several patients. 512 more words

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Texas Heart Transplant Program Resumes After Suspension

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – A Houston hospital announced Friday that it has reactivated its renowned heart transplant program after a two-week suspension of all medical procedures following the deaths this year of several patients. 512 more words

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Hélène Campbell looks to the future after second lung transplant

To say Hélène Campbell is inspirational would only undercut all that she has done, and not just for her city or her country, but also for all those who are in need of life-saving organs from donors. 462 more words

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"We are family:" Local doctor receives new kidney with help from a childhood friend

MILWAUKEE — When a local doctor needed a kidney, a childhood friend decided to help out, but the pair ran into a roadblock that ended up saving other people’s lives. 599 more words

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I have 3 full functional kidneys, one is stacked on the other. Each have a tube to the bladder, why can I not donate a smaller one to someone in need. O NEGATIVE blood?

In the case of extra kidneys (known as supernumerary kidneys), the extra kidney is often very small. A small kidney will have very small blood vessels which may make it difficult if not impossible to technically perform a kidney donation. 31 more words

Kidney-Related Health Questions