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Liver transplant 'game changing' treatment approved

A new procedure for storing livers donated for transplant has been hailed a “game changer” and approved for use on the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) say perfusion machines could increase the number of livers that can be safely used for transplantation. They store donated livers at body temperature, which… Read More »

Baby born after first ever womb transplant from dead donor is shown off by her proud parents

‘Our little miracle!’: Baby born after the first ever womb transplant from a dead donor is shown off by her proud parents as mother reveals how it felt to have another woman’s organ inside her Luisa Santos’s mother had no womb until she received one from a dead woman  Fabiana Amorim de Lima received it in a… Read More »

In a medical first, baby born from a deceased donor uterus transplant

In what could prove to be a major advancement for couples facing infertility, the first baby born from a deceased donor uterus transplant was successfully completed at the University Of Sao Paulo School Of Medicine in Brazil, according to a report in the scientific journal Lancet. While babies born from live donor uterus transplants have… Read More »