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Quick, Innovative Procedure Helps Men Minimize Incontinence After Prostatectomy

...ey devised the new technique, modeling it first in cadaver tissues. They then tested the new procedure in 50 consecutive patients scheduled to undergo robot-guided prostatectomy for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. The procedure added just two to five minutes to the standard prostate-removing op...

Innovative Procedure Helps Men Minimize Incontinence After Prostatectomy

...ey devised the new technique, modeling it first in cadaver tissues. They then tested the new procedure in 50 consecutive patients scheduled to undergo robot-guided prostatectomy for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. The procedure added just two to five minutes to the standard prostate-removing op...

Life After Death: Organ Donation

...ly a single organ, while a brain-dead person or a cadaver is capable of donating several organs such as t...about the virtues of organ donation in general and cadaver organ donation in particular. Although eye and blood donation awareness has created ripples , sympat...

Body Parts Industry Of U.S Under Investigation

...recent well-publicized scandals over the safety of cadaver tissues that were transplanted. Thousands of Ameri...ue safety. If improperly screened and processed, cadaver tissues can cause lead to infections, including the AIDS virus or hepatitis, or even death in transp...

RFID Use can Avoid Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

...to manage pharmacy supply chain and to keep tab on cadaver organs from being misused. The use of newer technology to improve patient care has never been fully exploited. What is required is a little inventive thinking and having some tech savvy medical staff who can keep tab of the latest developments. A...

Fugitive Who Ditched His Ailing Son Arrested After a Year

...ns received a kidney last August from an anonymous cadaver donor in California. 'As of today, I'm doing fine, just fine,' he said. 'The kidney's working great.' Destin Perkins' mother, Angela Hammond, said she hoped Perkins would 'sit and realize how he hurt his children.' Deputy U.S. Marshal Joe Chabar...

Indian Army Join to Add Strength to the Cadaver Programme

... Foundation, Chennai spoke earlier on the state of cadaver transplant in India and the way forward. MOHAN has...e for the last 10 years. He said that almost 1,200 cadaver transplants mostly kidneys have been done in the last 11 years in India. Of these almost 50% have be...

On the 'Fast Buck' Trail: Kidneys on Sale

...a living unrelated donor, far exceeded that from a cadaver .A combination of all these factors initiated the organ trade boom. Kidney vending has a legal shroud in some nations, while in others it is illegal. Corruption is widespread in countries where kidney transplants are linked to commerce. In severa...

First Liver Donation in Armed Forces

...ten with considerable risks,' it said. Since the cadaver organ donation rate in India stands at a dismal 0.5 per million population against over 30 per million in the West, the armed forces have launched an awareness campaign and are encouraging relatives to donate organs once brain death occurs. Praisi...

New Technique Uses Pubic Bone for Grafting

...r approach to harvesting pubic bone in a series of cadaver dissections. They found that the pubic bone, found at the front of the pelvis, could be easily reached through a small incision—about 1 inch. Just as importantly, minimal dissection of the soft tissue was necessary to expose the pubic bone and collec...

Living Liver Donor Who Saved Life of Mother-in-law Represents Cedars-Sinai in Rose Parade

... liver deteriorated. She needed a transplant but a cadaver organ was not available. When other potential living donors were found to be incompatible, Karzin wanted to be tested, especially after he discovered during a routine physical exam that his blood type was favorable. “My wife and I talked about it an...

Delhi Hospital Completes 100 Liver Transplants

... the task. "Out of the 101 cases only five were cadaver transplants (organs taken from the brain dead people). The rest were live donor transplants," said S. Nundy, another leading surgeon. He said people in India do not usually donate their organs for medical purposes. "If organs are readily availab...

Maiden Quintuple Kidney Transplant Sets a Record

...ho require transplants. Most transplants come from cadaver organs. The number of living transplants of the paired kidney organ is retricted legally to first relatives. In the last few years, in order to overcome shortage of kidneys; there has been a move to encourage unrelated donors. The fear however is t...

Crying Need for Awareness on Organ Donation in India: Sir Peter Morris

... transplantation program at CMCH, first successful cadaver renal transplantation started in 1992. Dr Kim Ma...s Act was implemented in 1994 and so far, only 500 cadaver transplants have been done in our country. This he said is very grim picture. With increasing inci...

Tissue implant scandal heightens FDA’s concer

...face. Patients may be unaware that they had got cadaver tissue implanted. All the doctors may not tell the...ast shown up in blood tests,” he said. Annually, cadaver tissue is being used in more than 1.3 million procedures, from knee repairs to spine surgeries. Repu...

Hundreds of human tissue products been recalled

... investigation found earlier this year that though cadaver tissue is very beneficial, it is not being regulated properly. Infections like hepatitis, AIDS and even death can be caused by improperly handled or poorly tested tissue. A scandal was reported last year. In that, Biomedical Tissue Services, a New ...

Review of Pramod Mahajan's Injuries

...als, Hyderabad. He is also a well wisher of Indian cadaver transplant programmed and a well wisher of MOHAN (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) Foundation. The transplant surgery is absolutely ruled out at this stage. Dr.Rela is here possibly due to his ability to be able to handle many complicated surger...

46-Year-Old Canada Man Donates A Part Of His Liver To A Complete Stranger

...147 and 47 liver transplants were carried out from cadaver donors and live related donors respectively. Responding to the Gosling's act, Dr. Gary Levy, director of transplants at Toronto General Hospital said that it has already attracted and inspired a lot of potential donors....

Organ Donation Crusader Passes Away

... in her health. She was also on waiting list for a cadaver liver transplant. However miraculously she improve...ion we would never have shortage of organs and the cadaver organ donation programme would just take off. Everyone who believes in the cause of organ donation s...

Plastic Surgeons Looking Forward To First Full Face Transplant

...e transplantation of a facial tissue flap from one cadaver to another has allowed us to do the following: est...urs were needed to perform the transplant from one cadaver to another, "Plastic surgeons have historically been at the forefront of transplantation medicine," ...

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