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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We remain focused on becoming a regional centre of excellence in multi-organ transplantation.
Following their first heart transplant, work is underway to establish a multi-organ transplantation centre at the Kandy Teaching Hospital, with Sri Lanka surgeons also focusing on developing the country's lung transplantation programme.
Following the first heart transplant, work is under way to establish a multi-organ transplantation centre at the Kandy Teaching Hospital, with surgeons also focusing on developing the country's lung transplantation programme.
Global Hospitals is India's leading and the fastest growing super specialty care and multi-organ transplantation hospital.
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.
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