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Cousin saves kidney patient's life Tuesday, 12 November 2013 Dr Yousif Almaslamani, Mohammad Awad and Nasser at the hospital after the surgery. Hamad Medical Corporation has done another kidney transplant with support of a living donor this week.
A team of doctors at Max Hospital has surpassed the blood barrier in kidney-transplantation by performing the region's first successful incompatible-blood-group kidney transplant, according to hospital authorities. According to Max Super Speciality
We are still not in the top 20 nations and have long way to go," says ShareLife director Professor Allan Glanville, medical director of lung transplantation at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney. "Organ donation saves lives, saves money and improves
With a local court having sentenced five doctors and a former policeman in the infamous Amritsar kidney racket of 2002, focus now shifts to the main case in which more than 20 people are facing trial for alleged illegal kidney transplants...The
The thought of one organ transplant can be overwhelming for a family, but what about four?...Four of the five of them has had or will need a kidney transplant. "It's hard to realize that all my kids have this...I won't deny that," said Sharon Lathrop,
As a young surgeon at the bottom of the totem pole, those words were my mantra for the times when someone's head was go ing to roll. In those nascent days of my surgical career, I was just trying to st ay in everyone's good graces. Surgery is a
Newswise Atlanta, GA (November 8, 2013) Adequate vitamin D levels are important for maintaining kidney transplant recipients' health, according to a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2013 November 5¬10 at the Georgia World Congress
The explosive growth of chronic lifestyle diseases in South Africa has put even more strain on a health system already dealing with the double burden of tuberculosis (TB) and HIV...The growth of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cancer,
To be a potentially life-saving match for somebody is a powerful thought, but the statistics will tell a dismal story. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt Organ donation is not well-organised, systematised or regulated in India. But how many medical professionals
Sarah Dalton, from Dublin, faced years of gruelling dialysis, as her life hung in the balance while she waited for a kidney donor. But her husband, Conor, 31, offered to donate his own kidney, and the pair underwent the lifesaving surgery together.