For heart-liver transplants, the liver and heart must come from the same donor, and some patients wait years to receive both organs. Also, antibodies from [...]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A small study from Mayo Clinic researchers raises the concern that some transplant patients may have a limited immune response after being [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was reading about lung restoration and innovation in the field of lung transplantation. Can you share more about this?
ANSWER: Over the past several [...]
In the U.S., it’s estimated that 4.5 million adults are diagnosed with chronic liver disease. It develops over time and may be caused a number [...]
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ROCHESTER, Minn. — More than 107,000 people in the U.S. are on the waiting list for an organ transplant. Sadly, 20 people die every day [...]
When she learned that a liver transplant could save her mom's life, April Wilson didn't hesitate to stop smoking and say yes to being a [...]
The evolution of regenerative medicine has reached a milestone, moving from exploratory pipelines to daily clinical care options. Mayo Clinic's Center for Regenerative Medicine, a driver [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A colleague of mine recently shared the news that he was listed for a liver transplant. He then mentioned that he was hoping [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — All too often, patients with high levels of antibodies face major challenges getting a transplant. These highly sensitized patients have a much [...]
2020 was a record year for solid organ transplants, according to the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic the center performed the most [...]
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