DAVISON, Mich. (AP) — A Flint-area woman found a perfect match: a future husband — and a new kidney.
Marshall Jones laughs with Dr. John Barcia in the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital in Charlottesville, Va. Jones was among the first to get a kidney under the new system.
WASHINGTON — A shake-up of the nation’s kidney transplant system means more organs are getting to patients once thought nearly impossible to match, according to early tracking of the new rules.
CHICAGO — Irwin Weiner felt so good after heart surgery a few weeks before turning 90 that he stopped for a pastrami sandwich on the way home from the hospital. Dorothy Lipkin danced after getting a new hip at age 91. And at 94, William Gandin drives himself to the hospital for cancer treatments.
HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio restaurant owner who's missing months of work after undergoing a kidney transplant says dozens of his regular customers are pitching in to keep his pizza place running.
Jack Dykinga was certain he would die.
Lawrence Rerecich, father of four, was 50
Jazmyn Creason had a successful liver transplant in 2011.
Two free public meetings will outline the changes
Board upholds panel’s findings, offers former UAMC head of surgery new role.
Panel says University Physicians Healthcare should apologize to Dr. Rainer Gruessner.
Dr. Rainer Gruessner will argue against his termination at an Aug. 5 hearing.
Dr. Warren C. Breidenbach III of Tucson helped develop new national transplant policies.
The only Arizona hospital performing lung transplants recently received its largest-ever donation — a $19 million gift to create a new center for thoracic medicine.
The University of Arizona Medical Center has reactivated its renowned heart transplant program.
The suspended head of the University of Arizona’s surgery department has filed an $18.96 million notice of claim against his employers. A notice of claim precedes a lawsuit.