Transplantation

  • (noun): An operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient).
    Synonyms: transplant, organ transplant
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on transplantation:

Transplantable Organs And Tissues - Main Organs - Liver
... Liver transplantation is the replacement of a diseased liver with a healthy liver allograft ... The most commonly used technique is orthotopic transplantation, in which the native liver is removed and the donor organ is placed in the same anatomic ... Liver transplantation nowadays is a well accepted treatment option for end-stage liver disease and acute liver failure ...
Ronald D. Guttmann - Professional Organizations
... executive positions in professional organizations such as The (International) Transplantation Society, American Society of Transplant Physicians (renamed American ...
Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney - Treatment
... ventilation, neonatal support, blood pressure management, dialysis, and kidney transplantation have led to survival well into adulthood ... Complications of hepatic fibrosis may necessitate liver transplantation ... Those undergoing kidney transplantation may require bilateral nephrectomy if the kidneys are massively enlarged or have been the site of infected cysts ...
Healthcare Systems Bureau - Transplantation
... HRSA oversees the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients in addition to promoting national awareness of the critical ... and logistics support to the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, which makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S ... Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program and National Cord Blood Inventory, HRSA helps make possible blood stem cell transplants for patients with life-threatening blood disorders who lack a related donor ...
Cirrhosis - Management - Transplantation
... cannot be controlled or when the liver ceases functioning, liver transplantation is necessary ... Survival from liver transplantation has been improving over the 1990s, and the five-year survival rate is now around 80‚ÄČ%, depending largely on the severity of ... States, the MELD score is used to prioritize patients for transplantation ...

More definitions of "transplantation":

  • (noun): The transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind).
    Synonyms: resettlement, relocation