Transplants

10.2.18

When a Single Choice Is Life or Death for Your Patient

A doctor is faced with a devastating decision.

6.26.18

This Simple Law Makes Spain the Leader in Organ Donation

Spain implemented a game-changer to its organ donation system—why aren't all countries doing this?

5.11.18

This Is How You ‘Grow’ an Ear on Someone’s Arm

A soldier lost her left ear in a car crash so doctors grew her a new one on her arm.

4.23.18

This Is How a Wounded Veteran Got a Penis Transplant

The man lost his genitals and both legs above the knee when a bomb exploded in Afghanistan.

11.10.17

Widow Meets the Man Who Received Face Transplant From Her Husband

After her husband died by suicide, a man disfigured by his own attempt received his face.

8.22.17

Everything We Learned From the First Penis Transplant in the US

The hard data, per the surgeons.

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7.19.17
7.19.17

Sometimes Uterus Transplants Go Wrong

Doctors are learning what to do if a pregnant woman's body rejects the uterus.

7.18.17

No, Doctors Won't Let You Die Because You're An Organ Donor

And other commonly misunderstood facts about donating your best assets.

4.27.17

Scientists Just Transplanted Small Rat Heads Onto Bigger Rats

Researches successfully avoided brain-damaging blood loss while the donor head was being attached to the recipient rat.

3.28.17

The Life-Saving Treatment That’s Being Thrown In The Trash

Umbilical cord blood can be used to treat or cure more than 80 conditions.

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