organ transplant

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organ transplant:

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surgical procedure by which a tissue or organ is removed and replaced by a corresponding part, usually from another part of the body or from another individual.
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Intestinal transplants are done only in a few institutions in the world and the survival rate is from one year to 10 years.
Samiran Nundy, the chairman of the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and Organ Transplantation at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, said intestinal transplant is the only course of treatment that would offer the victim the chance of a functional intestines.
Intestinal transplant is considered for patients with irreversible short gut syndrome, functional intestinal failure, or severe complications of total parenteral nutrition.
With the rejections of these transplants being so violent, we determined that it was still too early for a clinically based intestinal transplant program.
Long-Term Management of Intestinal Transplant Recipients
So critical is the condition of the girl that doctors have removed her intestine -- only five per cent of which was left after the brutal assault -- and are exploring the option of a rare intestinal transplant to save her.
10,441 Hispanics await a kidney transplant 2,692 Hispanics await a liver transplant 99 Hispanics await a pancreas transplant 247 Hispanics await a kidney/pancreas transplant 267 Hispanics await a heart transplant 168 Hispanics await a lung transplant 17 Hispanics await a heart/lung transplant 32 Hispanics await an intestinal transplant *In 2004: Of 7,150 deceased donors, 949 were Hispanic (approximately 13%) Of 7,004 living donors, 878 were Hispanic (approximately 12%) 27,036 persons received organ transplants.
DOCTORS at Safdarjung Hospital in the Capital are exploring various options, including an intestinal transplant, to save the 23- year- old paramedical student.
They include 29 heart transplant centers, 21kidney centers, seven liver centers, six lung centers, and one intestinal transplant center.
Calne is also acclaimed for being the first surgeon to perform a pancreas transplant in the United Kingdom in 1979 and the first to perform an intestinal transplant in the country in 1992.
However, as of January 1, 2007, there were only seven Medicare approved adult intestinal transplant centers and one approved pediatric intestinal transplant center.
Fishbein, also president of the Intestinal Transplant Association, is hosting the International Small Bowel Transplant Symposium which comes to the United States just once every four years.