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2/11/09 Renal Fellow Network: Basic Immunosuppression Prophylaxis Protocols
By nathanhellman
A quick & dirty guide for what kidney transplant patients should be on for prophylaxis:. 1. PCP Prophylaxis: should be given to all patients for as long as they are on steroids. The standard is Bactrim SS given once per ...

2/11/09 More Psychiatric Disorders in Teens Who Get Kidney Transplant ...
By Dr. Smile
MONTREAL (MedPage Today) -- Pediatric kidney transplant patients are more likely to develop depression, phobias, and attention deficit hyperactivity.

2/11/09 WHO Urges Ethical, Safe Practices In Organ Transplantation
eMaxHealth.com - Hickory,NC,USA
WHO estimates that globally, about 66 000 kidney transplants take place every year. In addition, 21 000 liver and 6 000 heart transplants are undertaken. ...

2/11/09 Ruin Your Health With the Obama Stimulus - US Message Board ...
By KMAN
Looks like my kidney transplant that I will need one day is not going to happen being that it will cost to much and the Federal government would rather give that money to ACORN instead of using it to save my life. ...

2/11/09 Kidney transplant opens possibilities for Lupus sufferer
SouthMilwaukeeNOW.com - Milwaukee,USA
7 transplant operation at Froedtert Hospital, Flintrop has been recovering quickly. She was out of the hospital early, and her new kidney is functioning ...

2/11/09 Dialysis-or-Death Play Who Lives? to Feature Transplant Recipient
MarketWatch (press release) - USA
A kidney disease survivor and transplant recipient herself, Hartwell says, "Having lived with kidney disease for over 40 years, I am humbled by the ...

2/9/09 Transplant Surgery - A Delicate Balance
HealthNewsDigest.com - New York,NY,USA
"It was like trading one disease, my kidney disease, for a bunch of other horrible problems caused by these drugs. I hated them. ...

2/9/09 More Psychiatric Disorders in Teens Who Get Kidney Transplant
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
Note that previous research has been inconclusive as to whether kids with chronic kidney disease see improvements in psychological and social function after ...

1/24/09 On the Pulse - 6th February 2009
OnMedica - London,UK
Of nearly 4000 living kidney donors, end-stage renal disease developed in only 11 – a rate substantially lower than in the general population. ...

1/24/09 ABQNews: Free 'Donate Life' Plate
By D'Val Westphal
The free license plates are being sponsored by Organ Transplant Awareness Program of New Mexico. In a news release, Phillip Lance, president of the group and a kidney transplant recipient, says "New Mexicans register to be organ donors ...

1/24/09 Human Nature : A Kidney Stimulus Package
By William Saletan
The other day, I was reading about a new procedure in which a kidney was extracted for transplant through the donor's vagina . And it got me thinking: If kidney donors deserve special surgical benefits—which is what ...

1/24/09 Is Machine Perfusion a Superior Method of Preserving Donor Kidneys?
Medscape - USA
The incidence is highest in DCD, intermediate in ECD, lower in standard criteria donor , and lowest in living donor kidney transplant recipients. ...

1/24/09 A Delicate Balance
Newsweek - USA
Laura Ellsworth, 33, of Vancouver, Wash., underwent a living donor kidney transplant 10 years ago with a kidney donated by her father. ...

1/24/09 Why remove a kidney through the vagina?
Scientific American - USA
(FYI: Her niece spent a few days in the hospital, which is typical after receiving a kidney transplant, and is also doing well, according to Allaf. ...

1/16/09 Thinking of living organ donation to a stranger? Your first steps ...
Meanwhile, no transplant center that I know of will accept a liver from a living donor who has already given a kidney, or vice versa. Anonymous donors are sometimes the first spark in a chain reaction, in which the loved one of the ...

1/16/09 Wayne State, DMC help make more high-risk kidney transplants safer
Model D - Detroit,MI,USA
A Wayne State University researcher has found a way to lower the number of kidney transplant rejections in high-risk patients. High-risk patients, such as ...

1/16/09 Transfusions can affect those awaiting transplants
San Angelo Standard Times - san angelo,tx,USA
Blood transfusions can negatively affect patients on kidney transplant waiting lists. During a blood transfusion the body is exposed to the tissues of ...

1/16/09 The gift of a lifetime
San Gabriel Valley Tribune - West Covina,CA,USA
He added that today's kidney transplants have about a 95 percent success rate. Chris said she has heard many misconceptions regarding organ donation, ...

1/16/09 Gender Plays Key Role In Kidney Transplant Success
Oneindia - Tamilnadu,India
A new study from University of Basel and University of Heidelberg has revealed that gender plays a key role in the success of kidney transplants. ...

1/16/09 Color Me Healthy: Skin changes since transplant
By Christy
Ever since my kidney transplant in November, my skin has completely changed. I have always had dry skin. I have always used products for dry skin. For 2 months now, my skin has been oily. Thankfully, I haven't had any problems with acne ...

1/16/09 Improving Kidneys for Transplants
13WHAM-TV - Rochester,NY,USA
Breakthrough technology could help hundreds of patients each year in need of a kidney transplant. A study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows it ...

1/13/09 Social Security and You: How to apply for Medicare
You also may qualify if you have permanent kidney failure and you receive maintenance dialysis or a kidney transplant. If you already are getting Social Security benefits, you'll automatically be enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B. ...

1/13/09 Transplant limits face review
Crain's Detroit Business - Detroit,MI,USA
Regulations for pancreas and kidney transplants do not restrict the total number of hospitals, but hospitals must perform a minimum number of the procedures ...

1/11/09 Medical Expert Says Surgeon's Quest for Kidney Compensation Is ...
ABC News - USA
Dr. David Cronin, the director of liver transplantation at the Medical College of Wisconsin, has been performing liver, kidney and pancreas transplants for ...

1/11/09 When Altruism Isn't Enough
American Enterprise Institute - Washington,DC,USA
Today, more than 78000 people are waiting for a kidney transplant; only one in four will receive one this year, while twelve die each day waiting for help. ...

1/11/09 Alonzo Mourning Overcomes Disease, Inspires Others : The News Film ...
In 2000, Mourning was diagnosed with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, a kidney disease that eventually necessitated a kidney transplant in 2003. His new book, Resilience: Faith, Focus, Triumph, describes the numerous battles he faced ...

1/11/09 Singapore tycoon gets kidney from hanged man (Reuters)
Reuters - An ailing Singapore tycoon jailed briefly last year for trying to buy a kidney has received one in a transplant.

1/11/09 Two-way Kidney Swap Brings New Life
News Channel 8 - Washington,DC,USA
After his first kidney transplant failed five years ago, his body built up antibodies that rejected outside organs. Doctors said the odds of successfully ...

1/9/09 RTP’s Chimerix Begins Clinical Trials On Drug To Treat Multiple ...
The first Phase II trial will study the effects of multiple doses of CMX001 given to stem cell and kidney transplant recipients with BK viruria, a condition which may eventually lead to loss of the kidney graft, or to uncontrolled ...
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1/9/09 Organ donation in Germany ≪ Kerala Kidney Site
Kerala Kidney Site. Helping the Suffering Kidney Patients to survive. January 7, 2009. Organ donation in Germany .... Possibly related posts: (automatically generated). Kidney transplant in Iran. Leave a Reply. Name (required) ...

1/9/09 Organ donor rates climbing: figures
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
"There is no cure for kidney disease with dialysis and transplant the only options once the patient's kidneys fail." The National Organ Donor Collaborative ...

1/9/09 The perils of transplant tourism
Globe and Mail - Canada
George Archer, at the age of 78, travelled to Lahore, Pakistan, in May, 2006, for a kidney transplant. Three weeks later he came home to Montreal, jubilant, ...

1/9/09 Kidney transplant a success
The Province - Vancouver,BC,Canada
The Vancouver fashion model's life was ebbing away as her kidneys failed, until she received an offer of a kidney transplant from a total stranger. ...

1/9/09 Scene 1: Nooo! I don’ neeed a kidneeee! | Too Stupid To Die ...
Amazingly I can read it: “Kidney Transplant OR 5″. I smile benignly at the sign for a long minute. Then raw terror breaks through the happy juice. “Nooo, ahg, nooo…!” I moan. “I don’ neeed a kiddnee!” I look around but can’t really move ...

1/9/09 All-day blood drive Friday
Morgan County Herald - McConnelsville,OH,USA
Now, Darby is awaiting a kidney transplant, which is expected to occur in summer 2009. Blood transfusions will be required to make that kidney transplant ...

1/9/09 Controlling Type 2 Diabetes Through Diet and Exercise | Got Access ...
“In time,” said Pennesi, “high glucose or sugar levels can literally cut your life short and is the primary cause of new cases of blindness, renal disease, increased risk in heart disease, painful peripheral nerve damage and amputations ...

1/6/09 Kidneys Perfused Before Graft Have Improved Short-Term Outcomes
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
Point out that the primary endpoint was assessed on the basis of a subjective decision on the need for dialysis. Organs perfused by a hypothermic machine ...

1/6/09 Color Me Healthy: How to get in shape by summer
By Christy
Because of diabetes, the anti-rejection meds and high blood pressure, I just had to have a kidney transplant, which was also donated by my mom. God has brought me this far, and has blessed me in so many ways. View my complete profile ...

1/6/09 Mother's kidney gives son new lease on life
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh,PA,USA
Within months, the two had resumed the athletic activities they long had enjoyed, even competing in the 2008 National Kidney Foundation's US Transplant ...

1/6/09 A Better Way Of Keeping Donor Organs Fresh
eFluxMedia - USA
Cyril Moers, MD, of the University of Groningen, and colleagues drew a comparison between results of 336 kidney transplants in which the donated organ was ...

1/6/09 PHOTO: Woman claims to have Princess Diana’s kidney « 1websurfer’s ...
There is a French woman who claims that her kidney transplant was thanks to Princess Diana of Wales. She received her kidney in France around the time that Princess Diana was killed in a car crash along with her boyfriend in Paris. ...

1/6/09 sister's gift: chance to grow older together
Las Vegas Review - Journal - Las Vegas,NV,USA
By PAUL HARASIM George McLaurin, 40, will receive a kidney transplant at University Medical Center later this month, thanks to his sister, center, ...

1/6/09 Prevention Of Organ Rejection In Stable Kidney Transplant Patients ...
LifeCycle Pharma A/S (OMX:LCP) today announced the enrollment of the first patient in it's Phase 3 clinical trial program for use of LCP-Tacro™ in the ...

1/6/09 YouTube - Kidney Transplant Breakthrough
The New England Journal of Medicine has published a report which indicates that a new high-tech device can preserve kidneys and other organs in a highly ...

1/6/09 Buzz Worthy Links « Elicia Buzz
... compiled 10 ways social media has been used to improve lives in 2008 including the example of The Domestic Diva , a blogger who through the help of other bloggers spread the word about her daughter’s need for a kidney transplant. ...

1/6/09 Long road to a kidney donation
Galesburg Register-Mail - Galesburg,IL,USA
From the start, he told Aimee he had three previous kidney transplants. Over time, she learned why. “Mike had a hard life when he grew up,” Aimee said. ...

 

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