Tag: transplant

Woman Is First in US to Get Second Face Transplant

BOSTON (AP) — For the second time in a decade, a New Hampshire woman has a new face. Carmen Blandin Tarleton underwent a second face...

Kidney Transplants Between HIV-Positive Individuals Yield Excellent Outcomes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Kidney transplants from HIV-positive deceased donors to HIV-positive recipients yield excellent transplant and HIV outcomes, according to results from a...

Heart Transplant Activity Plummets Across US During COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. From mid-March to mid-May, heart donor recoveries and heart transplant volume...

Organ Transplants Plummet During COVID-19 Crisis

When COVID-19 hit the United States, most transplants from living donors — which can be rescheduled — were put on temporary hold. One reason...

Transplant Beats Bortezomib-Based Therapy for MM

While upfront autologous transplantation has bested bortezomib-based intensification therapy in a large, randomized multiple myeloma (MM) trial, investigators and observers say more research will be...

COVID-19 Mortality Hits Almost 30% in Kidney Transplant Patients

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The risk of death among kidney transplant patients infected with COVID-19...

Prioritizing Transplants When Other Surgeries Are on Hold

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — Currently, living donors are urged to go ahead with the preliminary steps...

Prioritizing Transplants With Surgeries Largely on Hold

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Currently, living donors are urged to go ahead with the preliminary...