Immunology

New technique can reduce heart transplant rejection

University of Manchester scientists have discovered that removing immune cells from donor hearts using a new technique can reduce the risk of acute rejection after heart transplant surgery—even without the use of powerful ...

Surgery

Heart transplants declined sharply during pandemic

The number of heart transplants in the United States declined sharply during the beginning of the pandemic, even in areas of the country with few COVID-19 cases at the time, according to an analysis by researchers at Columbia ...

Cardiology

Organ transplants make a turnaround from COVID-19 decline

Along with so much else across America, the coronavirus jolted the system that provides lifesaving organ transplants. As hospitals scrambled and doctors grappled with the risks to patients, the number of procedures plummeted.

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