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Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
Excellent 1 year: While it depends a bit on some co-morbidities of the recipients, recent analysis is that unadjusted heart graft survival at 1 year is 88%; 5 years 73% ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
In the imagination: It was in the imagination centuries ago. Read the legend of saints cosmas and damian in the 3rd century a.D, and see the paintings of the sacrastant ... Read More
Dr. Amy Friedman
39 years experience Transplant Surgery
Identical twin first: First successes were in identical twins, one of whom was healthy and the other had kidney failure. Since their genes (dna) were the same, no rejection ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
20 years experience Transplant Surgery
Yes, sort of: A larynx transplant is a type of vascularized composite allograft transplant. It puts a new larynx or voice box in you. The first was done in 1998 a ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Fridell
27 years experience General Surgery
Laryngeal transplant: The larynx can be transplanted in certain very select cases.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
39 years experience Transplant Surgery
Death is uncommon: All organ transplants are major operations under general anesthesia, both of which have real intraoperative risks. The amount of risk varies with the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Transplant: Not sure what the question is. Best to talk to a surgeon for input.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
Dysfunction of Organ: The major signs and symptoms relate to dysfunction of the transplanted organ. These may be detected in abnormal blood tests such as increased creatin ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
Organ replacement. : Transplant surgery means replacing solid organs or tissues that have failed and no longer function. The most common are the kidneys, liver, heart. Lu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
Good question : That has been a topic of continued research for decades. Unfortunately animal or xenotransplants, cause very severe rejection and would not last long ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
39 years experience General Surgery
Replacing: An existing no functioning organ with another.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
It depends: Sometimes more that one organ replacement is needed i.E heart and lungs together or liver and intestine together. More organs, larger surgical proced ... Read More

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