Indian Transplant Newsletter Vol. II Issue NO.: 7 (Jan-Mar 2001)

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  • Adult Stem Cells Transplant

    Embryonic stem cell transplants and possible treatment are considered to be the cornerstone in the treatment of many diseases because of their remarkable ability to differentiate into any kind o...

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  • An Eye –opener- Artificial Silicon retina

    Envisioning a bright future for patients with retinitis pigmentosa are artificial silicon retinas (ASR). The ASR consists of a silicon microchip about one- tenth of an inch in diameter and one &ndash...

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  • Brain Death and organ donation

     INDIAN EXPERIENCE WITH SOCIAL, MORAL AND ETHICAL ISSUE Starting with this issue, we present the first of the series of case study of real life situations. These case studies were discuss...

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  • Editor’s Note

    The pacemaker can be removed and implanted into another person according to experts. EUROPEAN TRANSPLANTATION ACTIVITY – 1999 COUNTRY KIDNEY KIDNEY FROM ...

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  • Hand Transplant

    He can do it! The recipient of the world’s second (and  the US’s first) hand transplant  can use the hand to throw a ball, tie his shoes and turn the pages of the newspaper- act...

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  • Heart Transplant

    Hope For The Year 2000 – The Jarvik 2000 Heart Robert Jarvik, the New York based inventor of Jarvik 2000 heart was a happy man this year. The thumb-sized intraventricular assist device w...

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  • In The News - International

    U.S. TRANSPLANT GAMES 2000  September 2000 is when the Olympics happened in Sydney but an equally special event took place in June 2000 in Florida, USA – the National kidney Founda...

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  • In The News - National

    WORKSHOP ON INTENSIVE CARE OF THE BRAIN DEAD DONOR HELD For details contact MOHAN FOUNDATION A Second workshop on intensive care of the brain dead multi organ donor was held at the Instit...

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  • Inaugral speech of His holiness Pope John Paul II

    XVIII International Congress of the Transplantation Society Rome, August 29, 2000 Distinguished Ladies and Gentleman,   I am happy to greet all of you at this International Congres...

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  • International Transplantation society

    Rome, Italy Summary by Dr. Georgi Abraham, Consultant Nephrologist, Chennai The Eighteenth International Congress of the transplantation society was held in the famous city of Rome in the...

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  • ISLET cell transplantation

    “The Edmonton Protocol” developed by James Shapiro, MD and colleagues of the university of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada involves  injecting  islet cells into liver via the portal...

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  • Issues related to kidney transplant

    COLD ISCHAEMIA TIME IMPORTANT FACTOR IN OUTCOME OF KIDNEY TRANSPLANT Prolonged cold ischaemia time versus better HLA matching their impact on the outcome of renal transplant has been the subject...

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  • Liver transplant

    Laboratory grown liver cells may be the answer for patients with ESLD waiting for a liver transplant and also for the treatment of inherited liver diseases.   Stephen Storm, MD of the Univ...

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  • LVAD Successful Implant Could Remove Necessity For Heart Transplant

    Another success story with a left ventricular assist device was noted by surgeons at the University of Pittsburgh (PA) Medical Centre (UPMC) when they implanted it into a 52 year old man with severe ...

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  • Nutritional guidelines for CRF patients,

    A long felt need in the case of children and adults with chronic renal failure has been addressed by the national kidney foundation, USA. It has released the K/DOQ / clinical practice guide lines for...

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  • Organ Donation films

    The Television is the most important impressionable media. For many years the Eye donation Programme has advertised on this media and to a great extent the media has played a role in popularizing thi...

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  • Pancreas transplant

    Giving a significant thrust to the war against Diabetes, President Clinton announced a $5 Million effort to study beta cell transplantation. 10 sites will receive funds for the clinical trials aimed ...

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  • Research on growing arteries inside body promising

    For the tens of thousands of people requiring coronary artery bypass surgery each year help could be in the offing.   A technique developed by scientists in Brisbane, Australia has been us...

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  • Stem Cell Transplantation

    Research in stem cell is likely to benefit not only the field of transplantation but also many other fields including oncology. These summaries include a few highlights from this research fields. ...

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  • Union Health Minister speaks about cadaver donation

    This newsletter carries two important news items. The first is from our own union health minister, Dr. C. P Thakur about cadaver organ donation and the second is the address of the His Holiness Pope ...

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