Novartis, a world leader and innovator in developing treatments for nephrology and neurology diseases, has announced a new kidney transplantation protocol that aims to lengthen the life expectancy of a transplanted kidney.
The Kidney Transplant Centre in Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Health Services Seha, has achieved a milestone by successfully conducting 100 kidney transplants.
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City completed t
Rabbit skeletal muscle tissue was successfully transplanted into rats, as part of a study to use animal parts to overcome human organ shortages.
The xenotransplanted muscle tissue, transplanted by a team lead by the UCL Institute
Doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for Children NHS Foundation Trust in Kuwait have performed their 500th transplant operation involving hearts and lungs.
The world-famous hospital reached the milestone after a 25-year
Two men with HIV have been off AIDS drugs for several months after receiving stem-cell transplants for cancer that appear to have cleared the virus from their bodies, researchers reported on Wednesday.
Both patients, who were trea
Six Bahrainis with kidney problems have suffered serious complications after undergoing transplant surgeries this year, sparking a warning for people to avoid treatment abroad.
Health officials say the overseas transplant industry poses a
Identifying a suitable donor for leukemia and lymphoma patients who need bone marrow transplants may be far easier now, according to scientists at the John Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
Two clinical trials showed transplant results with ha
A hospital in Barcelona said it has carried out the world's first full-face transplant, giving a young man who lost his in an accident a new nose, skin, jaws, cheekbones, teeth and other features.
The operation was carried out by a 30-memb
Kidney patients in Bahrain could get a new lifeline, with moves to allow transplants from non-related, living donors.
A 'life or death' panel is being set up by the Health Ministry, to decide if such transplants, case-by-case, shou
Bahrain is to get its own BD9 million ($23.8 million) organ transplant centre.
Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has approved the project in principle, said a report in our sister publication Gulf Daily News.