Showing: 1-20 of 19

Organ Transplants

Kidney from boss means life for Burlington woman

By WILLIAM SMITH

February 07, 2016 12:00 amLoading…

Possibility of transplanting arm raises sense of wonder

By SHARI RUDAVSKY

January 29, 2016 11:15 pmLoading…

Youths needing lung transplants may have shorter waits

By BLYTHE BERNHARD

January 18, 2016 11:11 amLoading…

Man says it's 'awesome' to donate kidney to fiancee

DAVISON, Mich. (AP) — A Flint-area woman found a perfect match: a future husband — and a new kidney.

January 02, 2016 9:05 amLoading…
New rules bringing kidneys to hardest-to-transplant patients

New rules bringing kidneys to hardest-to-transplant patients

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.

December 20, 2015 7:57 amLoading…
New rules bringing kidneys to hardest-to-transplant patients

New rules bringing kidneys to hardest-to-transplant patients

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.

December 20, 2015 7:57 amLoading…
Age barriers for medical care eroding

Age barriers for medical care eroding

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.

December 13, 2015 9:43 amLoading…

Customers chip in to help ill Ohio restaurant owner

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.

November 01, 2015 4:28 amLoading…
Tucsonan grateful for every breath of life after transplant

Tucsonan grateful for every breath of life after transplant

Jack Dykinga was certain he would die.

September 13, 2015 2:00 pmLoading…
Father of local lung-transplant recipient unexpectedly dies

Father of local lung-transplant recipient unexpectedly dies

Lawrence Rerecich, father of four, was 50

July 13, 2015 7:07 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…
Sahuarita woman to ride float in Rose parade

Sahuarita woman to ride float in Rose parade

Jazmyn Creason had a successful liver transplant in 2011.

December 30, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…
New national system for donor kidneys to affect local transplants

New national system for donor kidneys to affect local transplants

Two free public meetings will outline the changes

December 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
UPH agrees to retract allegations vs. Gruessner

UPH agrees to retract allegations vs. Gruessner

Board upholds panel’s findings, offers former UAMC head of surgery new role.

September 05, 2014 7:45 pm Related Loading…
Tucson surgeon was wrongfully dismissed, panel says

Tucson surgeon was wrongfully dismissed, panel says

Panel says University Physicians Healthcare should apologize to Dr. Rainer Gruessner.

August 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Ousted UA surgery chief’s hearing to be public

Ousted UA surgery chief’s hearing to be public

Dr. Rainer Gruessner will argue against his termination at an Aug. 5 hearing.

July 16, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
UA doctor helped set hand, face organ donation rules

UA doctor helped set hand, face organ donation rules

Dr. Warren C. Breidenbach III  of Tucson helped develop new national transplant policies.

July 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Phoenix hosptial gets $19M gift to create thoracic transplant center

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.

May 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

UA Medical Center restarts heart transplant program

The University of Arizona Medical Center has reactivated its renowned heart transplant program.

May 28, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
Suspended surgery head files $18.9 million claim against University of Arizona

Suspended surgery head files $18.9 million claim against University of Arizona

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.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Related Loading…

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...

Vote! Today's Poll

Loading…

What is the most important issue for you in the 2016 Presidential Election?

View Results
View more...

Deals, Offers and Events

Tucson.com newsletters

Sign up for Tucson.com e-mail newsletters

Weekly update of food and restaurant news.

Sports news and blog headlines, delivered nightly.

Midmorning update of local business headlines, daily.

Tucson-area obituaries, daily.

Receive the current day's weather forecast in your email!