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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Role of innate and acquired immune mechanisms in clinical intestinal transplant rejection.
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.
The complicated surgery was performed in the Schneider and Beilinson hospitals in Petah Tikva by an internationally renowned intestinal transplants expert from Florida, who was called up during his holiday in Greece, and the Israeli transplant expert Prof.
The decision to perform an intestinal transplant can't, however, be based solely on economics," Dr.
Calicivirus enteritis in an intestinal transplant recipient.
Dramatic advances in the survival of intestinal transplant patients are due to a number of factors.
One of her doctors suggested an intestinal transplant, something the Russos weren't aware was an option.
For Joseph Pasana, the offer to have an intestinal transplant performed on his ailing wife was like a ray of sunshine in the dark and dreary charity ward of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH).
These patients need feeding tubes, and the rate of rejection for an intestinal transplant from another human is nearly 40 percent after one year, according to Dr.