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Transplantation And Donation

Abnormal Liver Enzymes (Liver Blood Tests)
it if you have been badly burned, have liver failure or a severe infection. Most blood transfusions...
Blood Transfusion
Every year, millions of people in the United States receive life-saving blood transfusions. During a transfusion, you receive whole blood or parts of blood...
Bone Marrow Transplant (Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant)
Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside some of your bones, such as your hip and thigh bones. It contains immature cells, called stem cells. The stem cells...
Bone Marrow
Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside some of your bones, such as your hip and thigh bones. It contains immature cells, called stem cells. The stem cells...
Annulus Support (Heart Valve Disease Treatment)
for people with heart failure when all other treatments have failed. The heart failure might have been caused by coronary heart disease, damaged heart valves or heart muscles, congenital heart defects, or viral...
Heart Transplant
A heart transplant removes a damaged or diseased heart and replaces it with a healthy one. The healthy heart comes from a donor who has died. It is the...
Islet Cell Transplantation
Islets are cells found in clusters throughout the pancreas. They are made up of several types of cells. One of these is beta cells, which make insulin. Insulin...
Artificial Kidney (Hemodialysis)
kidneys that failed, so you no longer need dialysis. During a transplant, the surgeon places the new...
Liver Transplant
Your liver is the largest organ inside your body. It helps your body digest food, store energy, and remove poisons. You cannot live without a liver that works....
Heart Transplant
of the transplanted lung and infection. NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute...
Blood Transfusion
Organ donation takes healthy organs and tissues from one person for transplantation into another. Experts say that the organs from one donor can save or help...
Allergy, Skin Test (Skin Test For Allergy)
You may need an organ transplant if one of your organs has failed. This can happen because of illness or injury. When you have an organ transplant, doctors...
Islet Cell Transplantation
insulin shots. An experimental procedure called islet cell transplantation Because of the risks, it is not a common treatment for type 1 diabetes....
Bone Marrow Transplant (Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant)
Stem cells are cells with the potential to develop into many different types of cells in the body. They serve as a repair system for the body. There are two...
Bone Marrow
Stem cells are cells with the potential to develop into many different types of cells in the body. They serve as a repair system for the body. There are two...