Mother and son thankful for gift of transplant

This year, Thanksgiving is a holiday that has more meaning to Jean Austin, 62. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic making 2020 a year many would like to forget, Jean will be celebrating a year made possible thanks to a selfless act on love. But what makes the milestone even more meaningful is that her donor was […]

Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 lung damage could lead to a transplant

Severe lung damage has been a serious outcome for COVID-19 patients who survive and face recovery from the disease. “As we know, lungs are one of the major organs that are involved with COVID infection,” says Dr. Sadia Shah, a Mayo Clinic transplant pulmonologist and critical care physician. “In severe cases, the patient’s lungs can […]

COVID-19 lung damage could lead to transplant

COVID-19 lung damage could lead to transplant October 16, 2020 Severe lung damage has been a serious outcome for COVID-19 patients who survive and face recovery from the disease. “As we know, lungs are one of the major organs that are involved with COVID infection,” says Dr. Sadia Shah, a Mayo Clinic transplant pulmonologist and critical care physician. […]

Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Transplant surgeries and COVID-19

Transplants are identified as nonelective surgeries, and transplant patients have faced urgent medical needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our practice, like many others across the country, did slow down in March and April of this year,” says Dr. Patrick Dean, a Mayo Clinic transplant surgeon. “Patients and providers were concerned ― appropriately so ― about what […]

Transplant surgeries and COVID-19

Transplant surgeries and COVID-19September 29, 2020 Transplants are identified as nonelective surgeries, and transplant patients have faced urgent medical needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our practice, like many others across the country, did slow down in March and April of this year,” says Dr. Patrick Dean, a Mayo Clinic transplant surgeon. “Patients and providers were concerned ― appropriately […]

Study finds lung transplant patients not given antifungal preventive drugs have higher risk of death

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Antifungal preventive medications reduce mortality risk by half in the first year following lung transplantation, according to Mayo Clinic research involving 667 patients who received lung transplants from 2005 to 2018. The retrospective study, published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, is the largest ever to evaluate the effectiveness of […]

Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Bone marrow transplant

A bone marrow transplant is a procedure that infuses healthy blood-forming stem cells into your body to replace your damaged or diseased bone marrow. Bone marrow transplants may use cells from your own body (autologous transplant) or from a donor (allogeneic transplant). Bone marrow transplants can benefit people with a variety of both cancerous (malignant) […]

Bone marrow transplant

Bone marrow transplantAug. 05, 2020 A bone marrow transplant is a procedure that infuses healthy blood-forming stem cells into your body to replace your damaged or diseased bone marrow. Bone marrow transplants may use cells from your own body (autologous transplant) or from a donor (allogeneic transplant). Bone marrow transplants can benefit people with a […]

Bone marrow transplant / retinoblastoma / cardio-oncology rehabilitation

Bone marrow transplant / retinoblastoma / cardio-oncology rehabilitationJune 27, 2020

Mayo Clinic Radio: Bone marrow transplant / retinoblastoma / cardio-oncology rehabilitation

A bone marrow transplant is a procedure that infuses healthy blood-forming stem cells into your body to replace your damaged or diseased bone marrow. Bone marrow transplants may use cells from your own body (autologous transplant) or from a donor (allogeneic transplant). Bone marrow transplants can benefit people with a variety of both cancerous (malignant) […]

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