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The "Interesting" Paient

I am celebrating 26 years post heart transplant on December 11th this year! Since the beginning I have had a unique story. At 13 I was diagnosed with heart failure and by 14 was transplanted. 375 more words

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Laws and Rules Governing Organ Transplantation in India - Summary

The primary legislation related to organ donation and transplantation in India, Transplantation of Human Organs Act, was passed in 1994 and is aimed at regulation of removal, storage and transplantation of human organs for therapeutic purposes and for prevention of commercial dealings in human organs. 825 more words

Dialysis

Restoring Faith in Humanity

1 month and 13 days post transplant! Yay!!

I recently had a biopsy on Monday and I got a text from my transplant coordinator saying that the biopsy results looked great! 1,636 more words

Corrine Rossi

In 2011, I was diagnosed with Non Alcohol Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).  It was a huge shock to me since I never had any major health issues.  212 more words

Cirrhosis

On Being a Transplant Recipient in Public

My family and I spent our vacation at Disney World this year. We are back home and except for the lethargy that comes with going on vacation (it is Disney after all and now I need a vacation from my vacation) we are doing well getting back to reality. 414 more words

Heart

Maryland Boy With Double-Hand Transplant Leaves Hospital

BALTIMORE (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who became the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant has left the Philadelphia hospital where the procedure was done and was returning to his Maryland home. 105 more words

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