In Medical Milestone, Sonia Sein Is 1st Patient In The World To Receive A New TracheaA Bronx woman is the first patient in the world to successfully receive a new windpipe.
New Study Says There's Safe Way To Transplant Organs Infected With HepatitisUsing organs infected with hepatitis for transplantation is not as bad an idea as it sounds at first.
Gift Of Life: Family Meets Recipients Of Their Son’s Organs For The First TimeWhen a young man died in a car accident, his family donated his organs – giving the gift of life to four people. On Thursday, his family met those people for the first time.
New Device Could One Day Lead To More Viable Organs For Life-Saving TransplantsRather than putting an organ on ice, the machine pumps oxygen-rich blood, nutrients and medications through the liver to keep it working and warm.
Donor Heart Recipient Pleads For Others To Become Organ DonorsEvery 18 hours someone in New York dies waiting for an organ transplant. Religious concerns, language barriers and the unappealing subject of mortality make our area last in the country for organ donation.
Dr. Max Gomez: Giving Thanks For The Gift Of LifeMany of us have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, and that includes a California woman who will be able to celebrate the holiday after receiving the gift of life twice.
NYC Patient Infected With AIDS Virus Through Kidney TransplantThe case is considered extremely rare, but some health officials noted that there is no strict policy for when live donors should be tested for the AIDS virus before a transplant.