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NEJM Procedure: Deployment of an Endovascular Graft in an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Aneurysm repair is a mechanical solution to the problem of progressive expansion of abdominal aortic aneurysm and the risk of rupture. Although open surgical repair, which has been the established approach, is very effective, it carries substantial risks from the extensive surgical procedure. Endovascular repair was developed to reduce the risks associated with open surgery and to provide a treatment option for patients who are not deemed to be surgical candidates.  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 6 years ago
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Childhood liver transplant: the transplant

In this first episode of a video series about childhood liver transplant, five adults talk about why they received liver transplants and their memories of the procedure. Find out more at http://www.nhs.uk/childhoodlivertransplant  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 6 years ago
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Boxmedicine - Peripheral Arterial Disease

A concise tutorial about the clinical aspects of peripheral arterial disease affecting the lower limb, from history to management and prognosis. Included in this multimedia tutorial is a definition of claudication, an explanation and audio example of a normal arterial doppler waveform, and a visual run-through of bypass grafts.  
Mr Danny Sinitsky
over 5 years ago
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peripheral-arterial-disease

A concise tutorial about the clinical aspects of peripheral arterial disease affecting the lower limb, from history to management and prognosis. Included in this multimedia tutorial is a definition of claudication, an explanation and audio example of a normal arterial doppler waveform, and a visual run-through of bypass grafts.  
boxmedicine.com
over 5 years ago
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Why does a blood transfusion worsen the outcome for transplant patients?

Hi everyone. I heard that you should avoid giving blood transfusions where possible in patients who may in the future require, for example a kidney transplant. Why is this? Thanks!  
Steve Files
about 7 years ago
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What is the future of organ transplants?

Give the death this week of Dr Joseph Murray, who won the Nobel Prize for performing the first-ever successful organ transplant (a renal transplant), I was wander what the future of this area is? Does anyone know what likely advances are going to be made to stop the risk of rejection while minimising the risk of anti-rejection drugs to the patient?  
Jon Michael
about 7 years ago
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Penis transplant surgeon, André van der Merwe, becomes medical superstar

Doctor who performed first successful penis transplant inundated with requests from around the world to share his expertise  
theguardian.com
over 4 years ago
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Renal Transplant with Dr. Mackelaite

Dr. Mackelaite is on faculty at the University of Louisville and does a significant amount of work with renal transplantation. She is one of the teaching fac...  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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Quick pediatrics: Indications for Liver transplant in children

Prepare for USMLE,UK,CANADIAN,AUSTRALIAN, NURSING & OTHER MEDICAL BOARD examinations around the globe with us.Understand the basics, concepts and how to answ...  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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REVLIMID (lenalidomide) now available in UK for adult patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma who are not eligible for transplant

Celgene Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation, has announced that REVLIMID (lenalidomide) is now available for adult patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma who...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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CareDx cell-free DNA (cFDNA) biomarker in combination with AlloMap increases accuracy of identification of rejection in heart transplant recipients

CareDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high value, non-invasive surveillance solutions for transplant...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Adherence to drug regimen by liver transplant patients hindered by limited literacy, more meds

New research reports that liver transplant recipients with less understanding of treatment information and improper use of medications may be more likely to have trouble following the prescribed...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Two different fat graft techniques have similar effects on facial skin

Two approaches to fat grafting--injection of fat cells versus fat-derived stem cells--have similar effects in reversing the cellular-level signs of aging skin, reports a study in the April issue...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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After lung transplantation, CF patients require close monitoring for resistance to ganciclovir

A drug called ganciclovir is given to lung transplant patients to protect against a life-threatening virus that is common after transplantation.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Ophthalmologists uncover autoimmune process that causes rejection of secondary corneal transplants

UT Southwestern Medical Center ophthalmologists have identified an important cause of why secondary corneal transplants are rejected at triple the rate of first-time corneal transplants.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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HIV patients experience better kidney transplant outcomes than Hepatitis C patients

Findings illustrate need to effectively treat Hepatitis C to ensure better transplant outcomesHIV (human immunodeficiency virus)-positive kidney transplant patients...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Gene therapy superior to half-matched transplant for children with 'bubble boy disease'

New research published online in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), reports that children with 'bubble boy disease' who undergo gene therapy have fewer...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Using heart-lung support machine for donations after circulatory death boosted pool of available organs by 20 percent

Using heart-lung support technology, the University of Michigan's Transplant Center was able to increase the number of kidneys, livers and pancreases available for transplant by about 20 percent.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Skin with blood and lymphatic capillaries grown for the first time

For the first time, scientists have grown full-thickness skin that contains fully functioning blood and lymphatic capillaries. They say the skin could improve graft outcomes.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago