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#Transplant

# transplant - Monday 21 December, 2020

'It gave me back my life': Transplant patient urges people to talk to their families about organ donation wishes
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

'It gave me back my life': Transplant patient urges people to talk to their families about organ donation wishes

Dec 21st 2020, 9:00 PM 13,616 Views 10 Comments

Transplants through deceased donors are down 25% on last year.

# transplant - Friday 31 May, 2019

'I said, 'Look, I'm not going to let my mother go through that pain again of losing another child''
# Everyday Hero
From The42
# Everyday Hero

'I said, 'Look, I'm not going to let my mother go through that pain again of losing another child''

Updated May 31st 2019, 1:00 PM 34,492 Views 4 Comments

After losing three siblings to an incurable lung disease, David Crosby was diagnosed himself when he turned 40. The inspirational double-lung transplant recipient and marathon runner shares his remarkable story.

# transplant - Friday 12 April, 2019

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK
# Budd Chiari Syndrome
# Budd Chiari Syndrome

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK

Apr 12th 2019, 3:53 PM 31,152 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Lowndes was diagnosed with a rare liver condition just six weeks before she was due to get married.

# transplant - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

London patient becomes second man to be cleared of Aids virus
# Remission
# Remission

London patient becomes second man to be cleared of Aids virus

Mar 5th 2019, 7:34 AM 28,088 Views 30 Comments

The patient has not been identified.

# transplant - Sunday 6 January, 2019

'I was studying to be a fitness coach when I needed a double lung transplant'
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'I was studying to be a fitness coach when I needed a double lung transplant'

Jan 6th 2019, 5:28 PM 14,035 Views 2 Comments

Luke Doherty was added to the transplant waiting list when one of his lungs collapsed.

# transplant - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

Dec 5th 2018, 7:13 AM 17,174 Views 13 Comments

The baby girl was born in December 2017, The Lancet said.

# transplant - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US
# Soldier
# Soldier

World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US

Apr 24th 2018, 8:44 AM 37,301 Views 60 Comments

Doctors hope the man will regain near-normal urinary and sexual functions.

# transplant - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure

Jan 13th 2018, 6:30 PM 16,306 Views 8 Comments

The former Dublin hurler is also receiving treatment for skin cancer.

# transplant - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two'
# Transplant
# Transplant

Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two'

Jul 19th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,044 Views 7 Comments

Zion Harvey is the first person to undergo a double hand transplant.

Double hand transplant success: 'The boy wanted to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball bat'
# Medical History
# Medical History

Double hand transplant success: 'The boy wanted to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball bat'

Jul 19th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,421 Views 7 Comments

“The boy wanted to be able to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball.”

# transplant - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'A woman has our daughter's lungs and four boys have the rest of her organs'
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

'A woman has our daughter's lungs and four boys have the rest of her organs'

May 9th 2017, 6:08 AM 17,354 Views 5 Comments

Nevaeh Gale-Spollen was just weeks away from her 10th brithday when she died from a brain haemorrhage.

# transplant - Monday 3 April, 2017

'After the transplant, I looked in the mirror and my eyes weren’t yellow anymore, they were white'
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

'After the transplant, I looked in the mirror and my eyes weren’t yellow anymore, they were white'

Apr 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 19,916 Views 10 Comments

Shauna Morrissey has cystic fibrosis and is campaigning for an opt-out organ donation system.

# transplant - Sunday 2 April, 2017

'Helen didn’t have a peaceful death, she wanted to live so much'
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

'Helen didn’t have a peaceful death, she wanted to live so much'

Apr 2nd 2017, 7:00 PM 36,620 Views 14 Comments

Helen Taylor died while waiting for a double lung transplant in 2014.

# transplant - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague

Apr 1st 2017, 12:11 PM 23,560 Views 10 Comments

Dr Noel Howard said it was “an easy decision” to make.

# transplant - Saturday 28 January, 2017

'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough
# Scientists
# Scientists

'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough

Jan 28th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,679 Views 14 Comments

The study has provoked ethical and legal questions.

# transplant - Friday 13 January, 2017

A living kidney donor writes: 'We need to encourage more donors – living or deceased'
# Column
# Column

A living kidney donor writes: 'We need to encourage more donors – living or deceased'

Jan 13th 2017, 6:40 AM 6,754 Views 52 Comments

Living donor kidney transplants are growing in number here. Donors can be family members, friends or even altruistic donors, writes Enda Fanning.

# transplant - Friday 18 November, 2016

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister
# Transplant
# Transplant

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister

Nov 18th 2016, 1:45 PM 11,088 Views 9 Comments

Sushma Swaraj is being treated for kidney failure.

# transplant - Sunday 3 April, 2016

'I only had six hours to live if I didn’t start pulling through'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I only had six hours to live if I didn’t start pulling through'

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:30 PM 220 Views 4 Comments

Since 1992, Stephen has had three separate kidney transplants – one of which was a live donation from his sister.

# transplant - Sunday 29 November, 2015

'It isn’t like Face/Off': The surgeon who performed this extreme face transplant explains how he did it
# Most Extreme
# Most Extreme

'It isn’t like Face/Off': The surgeon who performed this extreme face transplant explains how he did it

Nov 29th 2015, 8:15 AM 19,687 Views 5 Comments

The surgery involved more than 100 people. The doctor’s team practiced for more than a year.

# transplant - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Roscommon man who died tragically preparing for his mother's funeral saved two lives with his organs
# Saviour
# Saviour

Roscommon man who died tragically preparing for his mother's funeral saved two lives with his organs

Oct 27th 2015, 10:51 AM 37,378 Views 12 Comments

Mourners were told at Pa Bowens’ funeral that the lives of a man and woman had been saved by Pa’s donated kidneys.

# transplant - Thursday 30 July, 2015

'I’m afraid that by the time they sort this out, I'll be too weak for a transplant'
# Health Service
# Health Service

'I’m afraid that by the time they sort this out, I'll be too weak for a transplant'

Jul 30th 2015, 9:10 PM 17,115 Views 16 Comments

Health minister Leo Varadkar has sought to reassure patients waiting on a pancreas transplant.

# transplant - Thursday 2 July, 2015

'Beaumont Hospital chiefs are playing Russian roulette with my life'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Beaumont Hospital chiefs are playing Russian roulette with my life'

Jul 2nd 2015, 12:30 PM 317 Views 51 Comments

I’m 38, a mother to two boys, and I have just been handed a death sentence.

# transplant - Friday 5 June, 2015

This man has just had the world's first skull transplant
# Noggin
# Noggin

This man has just had the world's first skull transplant

Jun 5th 2015, 7:57 AM 10,157 Views 9 Comments

For good measure, Jim Boysen also got a new kidney and pancreas.

# transplant - Thursday 28 May, 2015

This woman just met the man who took her brother's face
# Mad World
# Mad World

This woman just met the man who took her brother's face

May 28th 2015, 9:08 PM 33,303 Views 16 Comments

Joshua Aversano’s entire face was donated to Richard Lee Norris for transplant after Aversano died in a car accident.

# transplant - Thursday 21 May, 2015

"If I hadn’t been given that heart my daughters would have never been born"
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

"If I hadn’t been given that heart my daughters would have never been born"

May 21st 2015, 4:24 PM 8,544 Views 2 Comments

The Mater Hospital is today celebrating 10 years of lung transplants and thirty years of heart transplants.

# transplant - Monday 18 May, 2015

Gangster in Spain arrested for trying to buy immigrant's kidney
# Organ Harvest
# Organ Harvest

Gangster in Spain arrested for trying to buy immigrant's kidney

May 18th 2015, 6:00 PM 21,070 Views 45 Comments

The arrests were made in Spain following an international policing operation.

# transplant - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Me and my wife took part in a kidney swap arrangement and I would do it again'
# Organ Donor Week
# Organ Donor Week

'Me and my wife took part in a kidney swap arrangement and I would do it again'

Apr 2nd 2015, 12:45 PM 20,036 Views 11 Comments

Husband and wife Karen and Patrick Bradley travelled to Coventry

# transplant - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'
# Donor Card
# Donor Card

'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'

Mar 31st 2015, 6:03 AM 9,298 Views 7 Comments

Annetha Kieran Loughran received dialysis treatment for six years.

# transplant - Friday 13 March, 2015

Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs part of his liver
# Transplant
# Transplant

Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs part of his liver

Mar 13th 2015, 9:38 PM 13,333 Views 18 Comments

Jobs, according to a new book, reacted angrily to the offer to help extend his life when he was suffering from pancreatic cancer.

# transplant - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Poll: Would you donate your bone marrow to someone you don't know?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you donate your bone marrow to someone you don't know?

Dec 16th 2014, 8:41 AM 9,088 Views 67 Comments

Bone Marrow transplants can be an option for patients suffering from leukaemia and other fatal blood disorders.

Over 100 people in one day offered to give this Irish army officer their bone marrow
# How To Save A Life
# How To Save A Life

Over 100 people in one day offered to give this Irish army officer their bone marrow

Dec 16th 2014, 8:17 AM 9,674 Views 17 Comments

Paul Giblin has been battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma since April 2012.

# transplant - Sunday 23 November, 2014

'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'

Nov 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 27,161 Views 28 Comments

Helen Taylor, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, has been on the organ transplant waiting list for almost a year.

# transplant - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia
# World First
# World First

Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia

Oct 25th 2014, 4:54 PM 12,724 Views 10 Comments

So far three people have received hearts in this way.

# transplant - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

'Exciting step forward' as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients
# Blindness
# Blindness

'Exciting step forward' as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients

Oct 15th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,551 Views 4 Comments

No safety concerns were detected up to 22 months after the transplant.

# transplant - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy
# Medical Marvel
# Medical Marvel

Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy

Oct 4th 2014, 10:39 AM 12,586 Views 29 Comments

The procedure was somewhat controversial because the womb was taken from a live donor.

# transplant - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors
# Breaking Ground
# Breaking Ground

Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors

Aug 28th 2014, 11:12 AM 11,203 Views 15 Comments

New technology uses sound waves to target specific cells.

# transplant - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

"Like she had come to life...": Coolock girl undergoes breakthrough kidney treatment in London
# Megan Carter
# Megan Carter

"Like she had come to life...": Coolock girl undergoes breakthrough kidney treatment in London

Jul 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,202 Views 14 Comments

It’s the first time the procedure has been carried out in the UK on a child…

# transplant - Friday 11 April, 2014

Vaginas 'grown' in 7 days successfully transplanted in four women
# Vagenesis
# Vagenesis

Vaginas 'grown' in 7 days successfully transplanted in four women

Apr 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 29,977 Views 90 Comments

All the women who had the procedure are sexually active, report no pain, and are satisfied with their arousal and orgasms.

# transplant - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save

Apr 5th 2014, 10:45 AM 7,787 Views 14 Comments

Today is the final day of Organ Donor Awareness Week.

# transplant - Friday 4 April, 2014

"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor

Apr 4th 2014, 5:20 PM 28,406 Views 19 Comments

Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.

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