Surgery

Two lives saved in rare 'paired' liver donation

(HealthDay)—In a North American first, an anonymous living liver donation led to a rare paired living liver donor exchange in Canada last summer that saved the lives of two people with failing livers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Living transplant donors need long-term monitoring, too

While organ transplant recipients receive continual care as the end-stage treatment to their condition, attention also should be given to living donors, who can suffer from hypertension, diabetes and other disorders after ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hepatitis C-infected hearts and lungs safely transplanted

Infectious diseases experts and transplant physicians and surgeons at Brigham and Women's Hospital have blocked the transmission of hepatitis C from infected organ donors to recipients in need of hearts or lungs. The DONATE ...

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