News tagged with organ failure
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(AP) -- Doctors in Chile are optimistic about the survival of a 10-month-old girl who was separated from a conjoined twin who died following the surgery.
Other Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- A 10-month-old girl who was surgically separated from her conjoined twin died Sunday after suffering general organ failure, said the director of a Chilean children's hospital.
Other Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New research reveals that liver transplantation candidates want to be involved in decisions regarding quality of the donor organ, and many are reluctant to accept organs with a higher risk of failure. In fact, more than 42% ...
Other Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new large, international study finds that the immunosuppressant drug mycophenolate mofetil is superior to azathioprine, an older immunosuppressant, as a maintenance therapy for lupus nephritis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The toxic byproducts produced by the breakdown of unsaturated fats lead to a higher likelihood of severe inflammation, cell death and multi-system organ failure among acute pancreatitis patients who are obese, say researchers ...
Medical research Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A New York man pleaded guilty Thursday to what experts said was the first ever proven case of black-market organ trafficking in the United States.
Other Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers led by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), has found treatment of selected immunoglobulin light chain (AL) amyloidosis patients with high-dose melphalan and autologous stem cell transplantation ...
Cancer Oct 26, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Terry Dyroff's PSA blood test led to a prostate biopsy that didn't find cancer but gave him a life-threatening infection.
Cancer Oct 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Patients with severe 2009 H1N1 influenza who developed respiratory failure and were treated with a system that adds oxygen to the patient's blood had a lower rate of in-hospital death than similar patients who did not receive ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Health care providers assess blood and tissue type as well as organ size and health to enhance transplant success. New research indicates that checklist might also need to include the circadian clock.
Medical research Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Peripheral artery disease, or "PAD," is a common and dangerous condition that affects tens of millions of Americans -- often unknowingly -- and can restrict blood flow to the legs, kidneys or other vital organs. PAD, which ...
Cardiology Sep 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
New research shows liver transplantation candidates without hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) derive a greater survival benefit from a living donor liver transplant (LDLT) than waiting for a deceased donor liver transplant (DDLT). ...
Other Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Clinicians from a leading UK children's hospital have called for European countries to change the way they tackle the shortage of organ donations from children, after a review, published in the September issue of Acta Pa ...
Other Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Transfused blood may need to be stored in a different way to prevent the breakdown of red blood cells that can lead to complications including infection, organ failure and death, say researchers at the University of Pittsburgh ...
Cardiology Jul 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new method for scoring the severity of illness for patients after cardiac arrest may help to predict their outcomes, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Most importantly, their findings, ...
Cardiology Jul 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0