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Lungs 'too far gone' for transplants revived in a day using pig's blood in remarkable study
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Lungs 'too far gone' for transplants revived in a day using pig's blood in remarkable study

The technique could rescue some, if not most, of the 80 percent of lungs offered for transplant that are unusable.

Unmanned drone delivers donor kidney for transplant to a patient in a medical first
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Unmanned drone delivers donor kidney for transplant to a patient in a medical first

University of Maryland has taken the phrase 'Fly High' to a new level with its aerial delivery of human organs.

Researchers are now very close to growing made-to-order kidneys for humans
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Researchers are now very close to growing made-to-order kidneys for humans

Researchers have been working on ways to grow healthy organs outside the human body.

China's organ transplant system feted despite doubts around transparency
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China's organ transplant system feted despite doubts around transparency

China banned the use of executed prisoners' organs in 2015 and has set up a nationwide voluntary donation system instead.

Organ transplant from animals may increase life span of humans but could risk quality of health
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Organ transplant from animals may increase life span of humans but could risk quality of health

The increasing demand for organs, tissues, and cells, and the dearth of available human organs, have focused scientific interest in taking organs from animals.

Days of sutures past: US man's penis operation highlights future of organ transplants
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Days of sutures past: US man's penis operation highlights future of organ transplants

A 64-year-old cancer patient has received the US' first penis transplant in a groundbreaking operation

Organ donation programme gets a boost after teen's parents donate her organs, save three lives
India

Organ donation programme gets a boost after teen's parents donate her organs, save three lives

Mumbai's organ donation programme got a fresh boost when 16-year-old Kejal Pandey's family agreed to donate her kidneys and liver

Scientists develop 3D printer capable of producing human tissue
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Scientists develop 3D printer capable of producing human tissue

A group of US scientists have successfully transplanted living tissue constructed by a sophisticated and improved 3D printer, according to a study released on Monday by British scientific journal Nature.

Six-year-old girl's kidneys go missing after operation at AIIMS
India

Six-year-old girl's kidneys go missing after operation at AIIMS

The father of a six-year-old girl has approached Hauz Khas police alleging that a doctor at AIIMS has removed both the kidneys of his daughter during surgery.

China to stop using organs of executed prisoners for transplants
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China to stop using organs of executed prisoners for transplants

China, the only country that still systematically takes organs from executed prisoners for use in transplant operations, plans to end the controversial practice from next month.

New supercooling technique offers breakthrough in organ transplants
Life

New supercooling technique offers breakthrough in organ transplants

Scientists have discovered how to 'supercool' organs so that they can be transplanted days after being harvested from a donor.