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Obstacles to establishing an NHS faecal transplant programme

Having recently established a faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) programme, we raise two points about Spector and Knight’s editorial on FMT.1  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 5 years ago
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Aging Among Those Awaiting Liver Transplant Won't Worsen Outcomes

Liver transplant registrants have gotten older over the past decade, on average, due to aging of people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and increases in the prevalence of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to new findings.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Transplant Outcome and Carbapenem-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria

Find strategies to minimize this emerging threat in the vulnerable population of solid organ transplant recipients.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Towards Microbiome Transplant as a Therapy for Periodontitis

Following in the logical footsteps of fecal transplant, could an oral microbial transplant be a feasible alternative for treating periodontitis?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir in Liver Transplant Recipients

How safe and effective is combination antiviral therapy in the treatment of recurrent hepatitis C in liver transplant patients?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Fewer Than Half Return to Work After Liver Transplant in France

Fewer than half of liver recipients in France return to work after their transplant, according to a new study.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Lung Transplant Program Announcement - Nebraska Medicine

Nebraska Medicine is home to one of the most reputable and well-known organ transplant programs in the country. In the decades since the first transplant in ...  
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almost 5 years ago
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Organ donation: Law change 'not enough', says expert - BBC News

Wales will need to do more than change the law to increase organ donations, one of the world's leading transplant experts says.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Harry, 4, steals the show after donor discussion on BBC Breakfast - BBC News

Four year old Harry received a liver transplant just two days before his first birthday. He now needs a new liver and is hoping to find a donor.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Organ donation: 21-year-old says dialysis makes a job impossible - BBC News

A 21-year-old from Bridgend describes his life on dialysis since a failed kidney transplant at the age of nine.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Clinical Outcome in Post-transplant Hepatitis C Recurrence

In post-transplant patients treated for recurrent hepatitis C, is sustained virological response associated with improved graft survival and overall disease outcome?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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UNOS Approves Child Priority Policy for Lung Transplant

The U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) and the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Board of Directors revised its pediatric lung allocation policy at its December 1-2 meeting.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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CAR T-Cells Offer Hope Even After Stem-Cell Transplant

Chimeric antigen-receptor (CAR) T cells have been seen as a bridge to transplant, but now they have been shown to work even after transplant.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Penis transplant plans for wounded US veterans - BBC News

Surgeons are set to carry out a penis transplant trial, the first of its kind in the United States, to help wounded war veterans.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Palliative Care in Solid Organ Transplantation

Many people believe that palliative care would be inappropriate for patients on an organ waiting list, but in fact a palliative care consultation offers many benefits both before and after transplant.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Combination Stem-Cell Transplant May Benefit Type 1 Diabetes

Infusing umbilical-cord mesenchymal stromal cells along with autologous bone-marrow mononuclear stem cells improved glycemic control in a small pilot study of adults with type 1 diabetes.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Favorable Long-Term Renal Graft Survival in Primary Glomerulonephritis

Patients with primary glomerulonephritis (GN) generally have favorable long-term kidney transplant outcomes, according to new findings.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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How to avoid the anger of ghosts

Woody Allen described the brain as his second favourite organ. For the thousands of patients waiting for a life saving or life transforming transplant, someone else’s organ is their favourite.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 5 years ago
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Pulmonary Hypertension No Bar to Single-Lung Transplant

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) does not significantly affect outcome of single-lung transplantation, possibly increasing the number of potential recipients, according to Wisconsin-based researchers.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Refractory Crohn Disease: No Benefit From Stem Cell Transplant

A randomized controlled trial showed no benefit for stem cell transplant in patients with refractory Crohn disease.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago