Tag Archives: Transplantation

Prioritizing Transplants When Other Surgeries Are on Hold

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — Currently, living donors are urged to go ahead with the preliminary steps in the process remotely, but in-person appointments and transplants are largely on hold. Deceased-donor transplantations — deemed essential surgeries — are moving forward, but surgeons …

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Transplant Decisions Complicated by Donor COVID-19 Unknowns

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Without that clarification, organizations that facilitate transplants might not have been able to even enter a hospital. Living Donors Can Start the Process Virtually Living-donor kidney transplants, in contrast, are considered elective surgery and, under normal circumstances, can be scheduled at the convenience of the donor and …

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Opioid OD Deaths Are Saving Lives Through Transplantation

News Picture: Opioid OD Deaths Are Saving Lives Through Transplantation

Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More than 70,000 lives were lost to drug overdoses in the United States in 2017. Now, some of those touched by these tragedies might take a little comfort knowing their loved one’s …

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