Tag Archives: Transplant

Living Transplant Donors Need Long-Term Monitoring, Too

[unable to retrieve full-text content] By Scott Maier While organ transplant recipients receive continual care as the end-stage treatment to their condition, attention also should be given to living donors, who can suffer from hypertension, diabetes and other disorders after donation, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco. As reported online April 12,… Read More »

Woman develops donor's peanut allergy after lung transplant

There have only been about four or five case reports in which organ recipients have acquired peanut allergies with anaphylaxis following a lung transplant. (iStock) Sometimes, you just really want a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. And, as long as you’re not allergic to the ingredients, that’s totally fine. At least, that’s what one woman thought. The 68-year-old… Read More »

Baby born after first ever womb transplant from dead donor is shown off by her proud parents

‘Our little miracle!’: Baby born after the first ever womb transplant from a dead donor is shown off by her proud parents as mother reveals how it felt to have another woman’s organ inside her Luisa Santos’s mother had no womb until she received one from a dead woman  Fabiana Amorim de Lima received it in a… Read More »