News tagged with transplant candidates

Disparities exist in kidney transplant timing

African-Americans and individuals without private health insurance are less likely than others to receive a kidney transplant before requiring dialysis, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Jo ...

Jan 31, 2013
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Despite success, demand low for hand transplants

A year after a young amputee left the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with transplanted hands and forearms, the lead surgeon calls her progress "nothing less than spectacular."

Dec 17, 2012
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Family to meet with hospital in transplant debate

(AP) -- The parents of a 3-year-old New Jersey girl who claim she's being denied a kidney transplant because of her mental disabilities say they will meet with hospital officials next week. The claim has caused a furor online ...

Jan 18, 2012
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NJ parents: Disabled girl was denied transplant

(AP) -- The parents of a 3-year-old New Jersey girl say she's being denied a kidney transplant because of her mental disabilities, but experts caution the situation may be much more complex.

Jan 18, 2012
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