Transplant surgeon

UTHealth Surgeons at Memorial Hermann First in Texas to Perform Double Lung Transplant On Patient Whose Lungs Were Damaged By COVID-19

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:18am

HOUSTON, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --UTHealthtransplant surgeons at Memorial Hermann were the first in Texas to perform a double lung transplant on a 70-year-old man whose lungs were severely damaged by COVID-19.

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  • HOUSTON, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --UTHealthtransplant surgeons at Memorial Hermann were the first in Texas to perform a double lung transplant on a 70-year-old man whose lungs were severely damaged by COVID-19.
  • "At that point, we determined that the only way he would survive was if he underwent a double lung transplant."
  • More than 2,700 lung transplants were performed in the United States in 2019 and approximately two-thirds of those were double lung transplants.
  • Jyothula said that patients survive longer when receiving a double lung transplant as opposed to a single lung transplant.

The Global Transplantation Market is expected to grow from USD 19,937.42 Million in 2018 to USD 33,846.83 Million by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.85%

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 9:20pm

On the basis of Product, the Global Transplantation Market is studied across Immunosuppressive Drugs and Tissue Products.

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  • On the basis of Product, the Global Transplantation Market is studied across Immunosuppressive Drugs and Tissue Products.
  • On the basis of Application, the Global Transplantation Market is studied across Organ Transplantation and Tissue Transplantation.
  • On the basis of End Use, the Global Transplantation Market is studied across Hospitals and Transplant Centers.
  • Which are the best product areas to be invested in over the forecast period in the Global Transplantation Market?

CareDx Leadership at ASTS Meeting

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 12:00pm

CareDx is prominently featured in a lunch symposium on Friday, January 10, 2020 at ASTS.

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  • CareDx is prominently featured in a lunch symposium on Friday, January 10, 2020 at ASTS.
  • New data being presented at ASTS demonstrates AlloSures ability to differentiate patients with ambiguous rejection, said Velma Scantlebury, MD, Christiana Health.
  • The CareDx theme for 2020 is Transplant Proud, exemplified in our relationships with the transplant community and the presence we bring to the American Society of Transplant Surgeons meeting, said Peter Maag, CEO of CareDx.
  • CareDx offers products, testing services and digital healthcare solutions along the pre- and post-transplant patient journey, and is the leading provider of genomics-based information for transplant patients.

Global Organ Transplantation Market to 2023 - Rising Prevalence of Chronic Diseases / Upsurge in Alcohol Consumption / Growth in Transplant Tourism

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:45pm

The global organ transplantation market is estimated to reach US$18.21 billion in 2023, growing at a CAGR of 11.77% for the period spanning 2019-2023.

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  • The global organ transplantation market is estimated to reach US$18.21 billion in 2023, growing at a CAGR of 11.77% for the period spanning 2019-2023.
  • Some of the noteworthy trends of the market include rising prevalence of chronic diseases, upsurge in alcohol consumption, advancements in technological innovations and growth in transplant tourism.
  • The global organ transplantation market is categorized on the basis of organ type, product type and end-user.
  • On the basis of organ type, the global organ transplantation market can broadly be divided as heart, kidney, lung, liver, pancreas and others.

Los Angeles Based Dermatologic Surgeon Offers Unique Eyelash Transplant Surgery For Thicker, Longer Eyelashes

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 2:00pm

This innovative, new procedure allows women to achieve natural looking eyelashes while minimizing the need for the extra maintenance associated with lash strips, extensions or conventional transplant methods.

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  • This innovative, new procedure allows women to achieve natural looking eyelashes while minimizing the need for the extra maintenance associated with lash strips, extensions or conventional transplant methods.
  • VeeLashe, the first ever pubic hair eyelash transplant procedure, is a unique surgery that is performed using the intuitive FUE hair transplant system, Dr.UGraft, which safely extracts pubic hair follicles to be used as long term grafts.
  • The internationally recognised hair transplant surgeon, Dr. Sanusi Umar, is credited with developing the technology required for this type of eyelash transplant, as well as for creating the necessary criteria that qualifies a procedure as a VeeLashe transplant.
  • Improvement in methodology such as VeeLashe now affords even individuals with normal appearing eyelashes to aim for an even fuller longer lashes."

Donate Life Hollywood Urges the TV Industry to Strive for Accuracy and Not Myth-Based Drama in Storytelling About Organ Donation

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 4:15pm

As the new fall television season launches, Donate Life Hollywood is urging producers and writers to place accuracy over myth-based drama in their storylines about the power of organ donation.

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  • As the new fall television season launches, Donate Life Hollywood is urging producers and writers to place accuracy over myth-based drama in their storylines about the power of organ donation.
  • A project of the OneLegacy Foundation, Donate Life Hollywood serves as a liaison between the organ donation community and the entertainment industry with the goal of seeing more authentic and empowering stories about donation and transplantation.
  • The research shows that organ donation is different than other issues because the majority of the public doesnt have personal experience with transplantation to counter what they see on TV.
  • The free services offered to the entertainment industry by Donate Life Hollywood include:
    Expert consultations with transplant surgeons and donation professionals.

UHN and SQI Diagnostics Successfully Test New Technology to Assess Lung Health During Transplant

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. ("SQI" or the "Company"), University Health Network (UHN) together with its partner SQI Diagnostics Inc. have performed the first successful tests of a groundbreaking procedure that reduces the time to assess lung health from over three hours to less than 50 minutes.

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  • TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. ("SQI" or the "Company"), University Health Network (UHN) together with its partner SQI Diagnostics Inc. have performed the first successful tests of a groundbreaking procedure that reduces the time to assess lung health from over three hours to less than 50 minutes.
  • "Integrating rapid diagnostics gives transplant teams the means to more accurately assess the health of donor lungs," said Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, Director, Toronto Lung Transplant Program.
  • The TORdx LUNG is a proprietary research-use assay co-developed by the Toronto Lung Transplant Program at UHN and life sciences and diagnostic company SQI Diagnostics.
  • The assay gives transplant surgeons an indication of lung health by measuring certain biomarkers of the donor organ throughout the lung transplantation procedure.

Paragonix SherpaPak™ Cardiac Transport System to Be Featured in Clinical Presentation at 2019 American Transplant Congress

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 1:30pm

Paragonix Technologies, Inc. today announced that the Paragonix SherpaPak Cardiac Transport System (CTS), the industrys only FDA cleared and CE marked system for donor organ heart transport and storage, will be featured in a clinical presentation at the 2019 American Transplant Congress .

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  • Paragonix Technologies, Inc. today announced that the Paragonix SherpaPak Cardiac Transport System (CTS), the industrys only FDA cleared and CE marked system for donor organ heart transport and storage, will be featured in a clinical presentation at the 2019 American Transplant Congress .
  • The Paragonix SherpaPak CTS has been used by heart transplant centers in both the United States and Europe.
  • The American Transplant Congress is the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST) .
  • Paragonix is also developing transport devices for the lung and kidneys designed to improve donor organ quality and extending donor organ transport time.

Organ and Tissue Transplantation 2019 - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 1:30pm

DUBLIN, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Organ and Tissue Transplantation - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Organ and Tissue Transplantation - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World.
  • This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Organ and Tissue Transplantation in Volume Terms (Number of Procedures).
  • The Global and Regional markets (except the US) are analyzed by the following Product Segments: Heart, Kidney, Liver, Pancreas, and Lung, and Corneal Transplantation.

Silicon Valley Hair Institute Announces Post on Why The Best Hair Transplant in San Francisco May Be in Foster City

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 11:00am

To review the new Silicon Valley Hair Institute blog post about the best hair transplants in San Francisco being actually in Foster City, please visit http://siliconvalleyhairinstitute.com/san-francisco-is-very-expensive-fo... ).

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  • To review the new Silicon Valley Hair Institute blog post about the best hair transplants in San Francisco being actually in Foster City, please visit http://siliconvalleyhairinstitute.com/san-francisco-is-very-expensive-fo... ).
  • For these reasons, Silicon Valley Hair Institute has announced a new blog post for cost-conscious San Francisco residents who also want the highest quality in hair transplantation.
  • Silicon Valley Hair Institute, under the leadership of top-rated California hair transplant surgeon Miguel Canales MD, is one of the best facilities offering San Francisco Bay Area hair transplants.
  • Dr. Canales also performs female hair transplants for women and eyebrow restoration, thus offering the best hair transplant and robotic hair replacement options.