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New treatment can 'halt' multiple sclerosis, says study - BBC News

A strong form of chemotherapy followed by a stem cell transplant can halt the progression of multiple sclerosis, a small study published in The Lancet suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Frailty in Transplant Survivors Linked to Accelerated Aging

Adult hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) recipients under 65 are at increased risk of frailty and may experience accelerated aging, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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HALT-MS: Stem Cell Transplant Durable at 5 Years in MS

However, the regimen would be recommended only for patients with a very poor prognosis, the investigators said.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Incomplete Rehab Linked to Increased Risk of ACL Graft Rupture

Failure to complete rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is associated with a marked increase in the risk of graft rupture, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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High-risk Neuroblastoma: Intensified Therapy Ups Survival

An intensified 'tandem' myeloablative autologous stem cell transplant regimen has improved survival so much that survivorship issues are now being discussed.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Heart transplant boy Elliot Livingstone has 'second chance at life' - BBC News

A family whose two-year-old son received a heart transplant after a 14-month wait in hospital say they have been given "a second chance at life".  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Chinese man given pig's cornea - BBC News

Wu Pinggui talks to the BBC after having an operation to transplant a pig's cornea into his eye.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Hormones, Metabolism, and Cancer Take Center Stage at ECE 2016

Testosterone trials, new guidelines on adrenal incidentaloma, ovarian transplant, and the bionic pancreas, are just a few of highlights at ECE 2016, appealing to clinicians and research scientists alike.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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I Favor Allograft Replacement for Menisci Torn Beyond Repair

Whether a meniscus transplant can prevent arthritis is not yet known, but, says a noted surgeon, the procedure does appear to offer the best hope for cartilage protection in these patients.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Pentoxifylline Is Ineffective for Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis

Should patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis receive pentoxifylline? New research answers whether this drug reduces mortality and need for liver transplant.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Right Lateral Sector Graft in Living Donor Liver Transplant

Right lateral sector graft may be a feasible option for living donor liver transplantation, but certain anatomical aspects should be considered.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Massachusetts Man Has First Successful U.S. Penis Transplant

A 64-year-old man became the first in the United States to undergo a successful penis transplant in a procedure at Massachusetts General Hospital earlier this month, his doctors said on Monday.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Transplant Still Best Up-front Option in Myeloma

Treatment options for myeloma have dramatically increased, but at least for right now, transplant should remain the preferred treatment for younger patients.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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A Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplant? Not So Fast

Do you really need that kidney first? Drs Berns and Reese discuss UNOS' new rules for kidney transplantation in liver transplant recipients.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Man receives penis transplant in US - BBC News

A hospital in Boston becomes the first in the US to perform a successful penis transplant, say doctors, calling the operation "a surgical milestone".  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) 53rd Congress

European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) 53rd Congress: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ERA-EDTA 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Lung Transplantation

Antibody-mediated rejection may negatively impact lung transplant prognosis, according to a new study.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Parkinson's Cell Transplant Shows Good Reinnervation at 24 Years

A postmortem report showing transplanted dopaminergic cells survived for almost a quarter of a century provides hope for future stem cell therapy, researchers say.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Liver Transplant Allograft Dysfunction and Kidney Function

Early allograft dysfunction after liver transplantation may lead to renal dysfunction in the form of acute kidney injury or end-stage renal disease.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago