multi-organ transplantation

multi-organ transplantation

The simultaneous transplantation of 2+ organs into the same patient, performed either because the organs being transplanted form an integral structural or functional unit, or because the transplants are replacing two failing organs.

Examples, MOTs
Heart and lung, intestine and liver.
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Iranian surgeons for the first time in the country in 2010 carried out multi-organ transplantation.
Adib Rizvi in his opening remarks said that it was the result of a 20-year struggle which has opened venues for ethical multi-organ transplantation in the country.
The conference was aimed at achieving national self-sufficiency in organ transplantation by pooling resources and increasing availability of organs and to promote multi-organ transplantation to save over 50,000 patients each year.
Since the multi-organ transplantation programme at SKMC started in February 2008, 21 kidney transplants have been performed.
They excluded those under age 18 and any who had multi-organ transplantation.
However, they did not take into account those under 18 and anyone who had multi-organ transplantation.
In 1985, in response to identified needs for other organs, the Multi-Organ Transplantation Program was established with Dr.
In 1985, Frist joined the teaching faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he founded and subsequently directed the multi-disciplinary Vanderbilt Transplant Center, which under his leadership became an internationally renowned center of multi-organ transplantation.
The hospital is a multi-organ transplantation center and Level 1 trauma center and is part of the Henry Ford Health System.
About Sharp HealthCare: Sharp HealthCare, San Diego's most comprehensive health care delivery system, is recognized for clinical excellence in cardiac, cancer, multi-organ transplantation, orthopedics, rehabilitation, behavioral health, women's health, home health and hospice services.
With the initiation of a multi-organ transplantation programme in June 2007, corneas were available for patients in the capital city and enabled 55 patients between the ages of 3 to 63 to undergo corneal transplants, 60 per cent of whom were men.
We have always maintained we were willing to share with Illinois, so long as it was fair sharing," said Anthony D'Alessandro, MD, director of multi-organ transplantation at the University of Wisconsin.
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