News tagged with transplant surgeon

Texas man gets first full face transplant in US

(AP) -- A Texas construction worker horribly disfigured in a power line accident has undergone the nation's first full face transplant in hopes of smiling again and feeling kisses from his 3-year-old daughter.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Other
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Seniors stymied in wait for kidney transplants

One-third of people over the age of 65 wait longer than necessary for lifesaving, new kidneys because their doctors fail to put them in a queue for organs unsuitable to transplant in younger patients but well-suited to seniors, ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Other
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Md. doctor: Kidney transplant record achieved

(AP) -- A transplant surgeon who completed an unprecedented eight-way kidney swap this week said Tuesday he believes such intricate, multistate exchanges can drastically reduce the number of patients waiting for eligible ...

dateJul 07, 2009 in Other
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