Massachusetts General Hospital Launches First-of-its-Kind Center for Clinical Transplant Tolerance. Massachusetts General Hospital Launches First-of-its-Kind Center for Clinical Transplant Tolerance. BOSTON – Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a
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Massachusetts General Hospital Completes 750th Heart Transplant
massachusetts-general-hospital-completes-its-first-bloodless-heart-transplant-patient-of-jehovahs-witness. massachusetts-general-hospital-completes-its-first-bloodless-heart-transplant-patient-of-jehovahs-witness. BOSTON – For the first time since
Returning to His Breath: Phil’s Lung Transplant Story. Returning to His Breath: Phil’s Lung Transplant Story. As Phil puts it, receiving his new lungs at the Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Center was “bashert.” “It’s a Yiddish
In the past, the calculation of the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) for Black individuals could result in an overestimation of kidney function, which could delay their disease stage identification, treatment, and listing for transplantation. The United Organ Sharing Network has removed the race variable in the eGFR calculation, making it race-neutral. Learn more.
Researchers-Bioengineer-an-Endocrine-Pancreas-for-Type-1-Diabetes. Researchers-Bioengineer-an-Endocrine-Pancreas-for-Type-1-Diabetes. Key Takeaways • Transplanting donor islet tissue to a bioengineered omentum—the fatty tissue that drapes from
In celebration of National Donor Day in February, Dr. Leonardo Riella gives an introduction to kidney disease, transplantation as the best treatment option, and exciting innovations at Mass General.
Read a patient’s experience about undergoing kidney transplant surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, and receiving a new kidney through living donation.
update-on-covid-19. update-on-covid-19. !--ls:begin[body]--> About the Event On May 24, 2022, the Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Center held a virtual, fireside chat to share the latest updates on COVID-19 and transplantation. In this
Novel biomaterial prevents rejection of transplants for type 1 diabetes. Novel biomaterial prevents rejection of transplants for type 1 diabetes. Key Takeaways • Researchers recently developed a novel biomaterial that they mixed with