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Leonard Bailey MD First paed heart transplant in the USA

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Here Dr Leonard Bailey talks about the first paediatric heart transplant in the United States and how the lessons learnt helped pave the way for the successful cases which followed.

 

 

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An interesting perspective on how paediatric heart transplantation became a clinical reality in the United States.

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More Kids Getting Donor Organs, But Gaps Persist, Study Finds ...

More Kids Getting Donor Organs, But Gaps Persist, Study Finds ... | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

This is the online news report of a review that has been undertaken the organ donation practices within the United States, that lead to children receiving transplanted organs.

 

By looking at the statistics covering all liver, kidney, heart, lung, pancreas and small bowel donations, the team found that just over 14,200 American children received an organ transplant in the study time frame.

 

Mention is also made of the increasing trend in pediatric DCDD (Donation post Cardiocirculatory Determination of Death) organ donation within the United States.

 

One other online report also describing the research can be viewed via MedPage today-

 

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Transplantation/Transplantation/39247

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Interesting article of interest to healthcare professionals involved either in organ donation or in the care for pediatric transplant recipients

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Neurosurgery Blog: Views of Pediatric Intensive Care Physicians on the Ethics of Organ Donation After Cardiac Death*

Neurosurgery Blog: Views of Pediatric Intensive Care Physicians on the Ethics of Organ Donation After Cardiac Death* | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it
Views of Pediatric Intensive Care Physicians on the Ethics of Organ Donation After Cardiac Death*

Critical Care... http://t.co/TwuJO6eV16
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