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Covid-19 patient in Japan receives world’s first lung transplant from living donors
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Covid-19 patient in Japan receives world’s first lung transplant from living donors

Apr 9th 2021, 6:55 AM 16,016 Views 7 Comments

The recipient is recovering after the nearly 11-hour operation.

'It gave me back my life': Transplant patient urges people to talk to their families about organ donation wishes
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'It gave me back my life': Transplant patient urges people to talk to their families about organ donation wishes

Dec 21st 2020, 9:00 PM 13,725 Views 10 Comments

Transplants through deceased donors are down 25% on last year.

'I said, 'Look, I'm not going to let my mother go through that pain again of losing another child''
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'I said, 'Look, I'm not going to let my mother go through that pain again of losing another child''

Updated May 31st 2019, 1:00 PM 34,529 Views 3 Comments

After losing three siblings to an incurable lung disease, David Crosby was diagnosed himself when he turned 40. The inspirational double-lung transplant recipient and marathon runner shares his remarkable story.

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK
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'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK

Apr 12th 2019, 3:53 PM 31,225 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Lowndes was diagnosed with a rare liver condition just six weeks before she was due to get married.

London patient becomes second man to be cleared of Aids virus
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London patient becomes second man to be cleared of Aids virus

Mar 5th 2019, 7:34 AM 28,105 Views 30 Comments

The patient has not been identified.

'I was studying to be a fitness coach when I needed a double lung transplant'
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'I was studying to be a fitness coach when I needed a double lung transplant'

Jan 6th 2019, 5:28 PM 14,042 Views 2 Comments

Luke Doherty was added to the transplant waiting list when one of his lungs collapsed.

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor
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First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

Dec 5th 2018, 7:13 AM 17,176 Views 13 Comments

The baby girl was born in December 2017, The Lancet said.

World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US
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World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US

Apr 24th 2018, 8:44 AM 37,330 Views 60 Comments

Doctors hope the man will regain near-normal urinary and sexual functions.

Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure
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Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure

Jan 13th 2018, 6:30 PM 16,327 Views 9 Comments

The former Dublin hurler is also receiving treatment for skin cancer.

Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two'
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Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two'

Jul 19th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,045 Views 7 Comments

Zion Harvey is the first person to undergo a double hand transplant.

Double hand transplant success: 'The boy wanted to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball bat'
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Double hand transplant success: 'The boy wanted to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball bat'

Jul 19th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,427 Views 7 Comments

“The boy wanted to be able to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball.”

'A woman has our daughter's lungs and four boys have the rest of her organs'
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'A woman has our daughter's lungs and four boys have the rest of her organs'

May 9th 2017, 6:08 AM 17,357 Views 5 Comments

Nevaeh Gale-Spollen was just weeks away from her 10th brithday when she died from a brain haemorrhage.

'After the transplant, I looked in the mirror and my eyes weren’t yellow anymore, they were white'
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'After the transplant, I looked in the mirror and my eyes weren’t yellow anymore, they were white'

Apr 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 19,923 Views 10 Comments

Shauna Morrissey has cystic fibrosis and is campaigning for an opt-out organ donation system.

'Helen didn’t have a peaceful death, she wanted to live so much'
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'Helen didn’t have a peaceful death, she wanted to live so much'

Apr 2nd 2017, 7:00 PM 36,634 Views 14 Comments

Helen Taylor died while waiting for a double lung transplant in 2014.

'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague
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'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague

Apr 1st 2017, 12:11 PM 23,623 Views 10 Comments

Dr Noel Howard said it was “an easy decision” to make.

'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough
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'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough

Jan 28th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,681 Views 14 Comments

The study has provoked ethical and legal questions.

A living kidney donor writes: 'We need to encourage more donors – living or deceased'
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A living kidney donor writes: 'We need to encourage more donors – living or deceased'

Jan 13th 2017, 6:40 AM 6,762 Views 52 Comments

Living donor kidney transplants are growing in number here. Donors can be family members, friends or even altruistic donors, writes Enda Fanning.

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister
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Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister

Nov 18th 2016, 1:45 PM 11,089 Views 9 Comments

Sushma Swaraj is being treated for kidney failure.

'I only had six hours to live if I didn’t start pulling through'
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'I only had six hours to live if I didn’t start pulling through'

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:30 PM 226 Views 4 Comments

Since 1992, Stephen has had three separate kidney transplants – one of which was a live donation from his sister.

'It isn’t like Face/Off': The surgeon who performed this extreme face transplant explains how he did it
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'It isn’t like Face/Off': The surgeon who performed this extreme face transplant explains how he did it

Nov 29th 2015, 8:15 AM 19,689 Views 5 Comments

The surgery involved more than 100 people. The doctor’s team practiced for more than a year.

Roscommon man who died tragically preparing for his mother's funeral saved two lives with his organs
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Roscommon man who died tragically preparing for his mother's funeral saved two lives with his organs

Oct 27th 2015, 10:51 AM 37,585 Views 12 Comments

Mourners were told at Pa Bowens’ funeral that the lives of a man and woman had been saved by Pa’s donated kidneys.

'I’m afraid that by the time they sort this out, I'll be too weak for a transplant'
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'I’m afraid that by the time they sort this out, I'll be too weak for a transplant'

Jul 30th 2015, 9:10 PM 17,121 Views 16 Comments

Health minister Leo Varadkar has sought to reassure patients waiting on a pancreas transplant.

'Beaumont Hospital chiefs are playing Russian roulette with my life'
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'Beaumont Hospital chiefs are playing Russian roulette with my life'

Jul 2nd 2015, 12:30 PM 322 Views 51 Comments

I’m 38, a mother to two boys, and I have just been handed a death sentence.

This man has just had the world's first skull transplant
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This man has just had the world's first skull transplant

Jun 5th 2015, 7:57 AM 10,163 Views 9 Comments

For good measure, Jim Boysen also got a new kidney and pancreas.

This woman just met the man who took her brother's face
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This woman just met the man who took her brother's face

May 28th 2015, 9:08 PM 33,303 Views 16 Comments

Joshua Aversano’s entire face was donated to Richard Lee Norris for transplant after Aversano died in a car accident.

"If I hadn’t been given that heart my daughters would have never been born"
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"If I hadn’t been given that heart my daughters would have never been born"

May 21st 2015, 4:24 PM 8,550 Views 2 Comments

The Mater Hospital is today celebrating 10 years of lung transplants and thirty years of heart transplants.

Gangster in Spain arrested for trying to buy immigrant's kidney
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Gangster in Spain arrested for trying to buy immigrant's kidney

May 18th 2015, 6:00 PM 21,077 Views 45 Comments

The arrests were made in Spain following an international policing operation.

'Me and my wife took part in a kidney swap arrangement and I would do it again'
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'Me and my wife took part in a kidney swap arrangement and I would do it again'

Apr 2nd 2015, 12:45 PM 20,041 Views 11 Comments

Husband and wife Karen and Patrick Bradley travelled to Coventry

'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'
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'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'

Mar 31st 2015, 6:03 AM 9,303 Views 7 Comments

Annetha Kieran Loughran received dialysis treatment for six years.

Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs part of his liver
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Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs part of his liver

Mar 13th 2015, 9:38 PM 13,338 Views 18 Comments

Jobs, according to a new book, reacted angrily to the offer to help extend his life when he was suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Poll: Would you donate your bone marrow to someone you don't know?
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Poll: Would you donate your bone marrow to someone you don't know?

Dec 16th 2014, 8:41 AM 9,092 Views 67 Comments

Bone Marrow transplants can be an option for patients suffering from leukaemia and other fatal blood disorders.

Over 100 people in one day offered to give this Irish army officer their bone marrow
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Over 100 people in one day offered to give this Irish army officer their bone marrow

Dec 16th 2014, 8:17 AM 9,674 Views 17 Comments

Paul Giblin has been battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma since April 2012.

'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'
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'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'

Nov 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 27,166 Views 28 Comments

Helen Taylor, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, has been on the organ transplant waiting list for almost a year.

Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia
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Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia

Oct 25th 2014, 4:54 PM 12,724 Views 10 Comments

So far three people have received hearts in this way.

'Exciting step forward' as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients
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'Exciting step forward' as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients

Oct 15th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,552 Views 4 Comments

No safety concerns were detected up to 22 months after the transplant.

Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy
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Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy

Oct 4th 2014, 10:39 AM 12,588 Views 29 Comments

The procedure was somewhat controversial because the womb was taken from a live donor.

Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors
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Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors

Aug 28th 2014, 11:12 AM 11,203 Views 15 Comments

New technology uses sound waves to target specific cells.

"Like she had come to life...": Coolock girl undergoes breakthrough kidney treatment in London
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"Like she had come to life...": Coolock girl undergoes breakthrough kidney treatment in London

Jul 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,202 Views 14 Comments

It’s the first time the procedure has been carried out in the UK on a child…

Vaginas 'grown' in 7 days successfully transplanted in four women
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Vaginas 'grown' in 7 days successfully transplanted in four women

Apr 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 29,981 Views 90 Comments

All the women who had the procedure are sexually active, report no pain, and are satisfied with their arousal and orgasms.

Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save
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Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save

Apr 5th 2014, 10:45 AM 7,795 Views 14 Comments

Today is the final day of Organ Donor Awareness Week.

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