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'Four critical decisions' led to 14-year-old girl's cancelled transplant
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'Four critical decisions' led to 14-year-old girl's cancelled transplant

Aug 12th 2011, 12:17 PM 1,199 Views 5 Comments

Meadhbh McGivern missed the chance for a liver transplant, because a flight bringing her to London was organised too late.

Heart in a bag… and 7 other medical firsts
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From The Daily Edge
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Heart in a bag… and 7 other medical firsts

Aug 4th 2011, 7:00 AM 2,234 Views 5 Comments

Hand and face transplants, test tube babies and plastic hearts – a look at some of the world’s medical firsts…

Health Minister launches inquiry into missed transplant op
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Health Minister launches inquiry into missed transplant op

Jul 4th 2011, 1:23 PM 1,051 Views 12 Comments

Confusion still surrounds sequence of events that left 14-year-old patient without timely transportation to London for liver transplant surgery on Saturday.

Irish girl misses out on liver transplant
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# Transplant

Irish girl misses out on liver transplant

Jul 3rd 2011, 12:21 PM 1,098 Views 11 Comments

Coast guard was to due to fly her from Leitrim for London operation last night but medics decided she wouldn’t make it on time.

Recipient of the first US full face transplant makes appearance
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# Facial Transplant

Recipient of the first US full face transplant makes appearance

May 10th 2011, 6:30 PM 2,013 Views 0 Comments

Dallas Wiens, 25, said that the the first thing his young daughter told him when she saw him after the operation was “Daddy, you’re so handsome.”

Boston hospital performs country's second full-face transplant
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# USA

Boston hospital performs country's second full-face transplant

Apr 26th 2011, 4:18 PM 1,300 Views 0 Comments

Surgeons in Boston have successfully performed the second full facial transplant in the United States; the patient, 30-year-old Mitch Hunter, was disfigured in a car accident ten years ago.

Two women undergo hand transplants in United States
Live Apr 19th 2011, 1:00 PM

Two women undergo hand transplants in United States

Seventy per cent of donor hearts exported in 2010
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Seventy per cent of donor hearts exported in 2010

Apr 3rd 2011, 12:51 PM 1,761 Views 6 Comments

Poor donation rates have contributed to seven out of ten organs harvested in Ireland being sent to other countries last year as they were incompatible with patients awaiting transplants here.

Irish boy's stem cell operation may change surgery
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From The Daily Edge
# Science

Irish boy's stem cell operation may change surgery

Aug 6th 2010, 10:48 AM 335 Views 0 Comments

11-year-old underwent groundbreaking surgery on windpipe.