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Kidney, Liver, Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplantation

Innovations in Pediatric Transplant Medicine

Jorge D. Reyes, MD, Director of Transplant Program Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, discusses the innovations of the children's transplant program that aim to improve patient outcomes. References and Resources Khan I, Al-Shaqrani MA, Arain ZB, Al-Hebbi HA, Wali SH, Bassas AF. ...

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Stem cells preserve cardiac structure and function in porcine model of acute MI

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - German investigators report in Heart that intramyocardial transfer of cord blood-derived stem cells improves left-ventricular function and prevents scar formation in a porcine model of acute MI. Senior author Dr. Arjang Ruhparwar, at the University of Heidelberg, and...

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Race, not gender disparities disappear with liver transplant scoring system

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Before the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) scoring system was introduced in February 2002, black patients were less likely to receive a liver transplant than their white counterparts. Now, new research suggests that use of the MELD score has eliminated this racial...