Delhi scientists trying to grow liver in lab
NEW DELHI: You may have heard of kidney dialysis but did you know that ... a bioartificial liver is to achieve near-natural function so that patients suffering from the organ failure can get a longer window period for transplant," said Dr S K Sarin ...
Odds of getting new kidney uneven
Most patients don't get "listed" for a kidney transplant ... lung or liver transplants more than tripled during that period, reaching almost 5,000 in total. Women had better odds of being added to the list, as did patients who were white, had private ...
FDA Approves Longer Use of Valcyte ® for Adult Kidney Transplant Patients at High Risk of Developing Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Disease
1,2 The overall safety profile of Valcyte did not change ... have received a heart or kidney transplant and have a high risk for getting CMV disease. Valcyte is not approved for use in adults or children who have received a liver transplant.
Why Selling Kidneys Should Be Legal
When wealthy white people find their way onto the kidney waiting list, they are much more likely to get off it early by finding a donor among their friends and family (or, as Steve Jobs did for a liver transplant in 2009, by traveling to a region with a ...
Couple Scrambles To Raise Money For Liver Transplant Insurance Won`t Cover Most Of Woman`s Expenses
The phone rings every few minutes in Jeannette Dix`s home in Margate, the result of three months of effort to get ... liver, and her life, was a transplant. The insurance that Norman Dix, now retired, had from 18 years as a supermarket meat cutter did ...