The mistake came out: in Ohio, doctors accidentally transplanted a kidney to the wrong patient

A hospital in Ohio sent two employees on administrative leave after a patient received a kidney transplant intended for another person. Writes about this USA Today. Officials from University Hospitals in Cleveland apologized for the incident and said that the patient who received a kidney ...

American woman dies of COVID-19 after contracting coronavirus through donor organ

A Michigan woman died 61 days after receiving a pair of lungs from an organ donor infected with the coronavirus, according to the report. How this happened, told The New York Times. There was no indication that the donor, the woman, was fatal ...

The first of its kind operation: in Chicago, doctors transplanted both lungs to a patient who had had COVID-19

Last week in Chicago, Illinois, a woman with COVID-19 underwent a double lung transplant, believed to be the first of its kind performed on a patient with the virus. Writes about this Fox News. A woman who is a little over 20 and otherwise ...

New Jersey hospital accidentally transplanted kidney to wrong patient

A New Jersey patient was accidentally placed at the top of the organ transplant list and received a kidney intended for another patient, who happened to have the same name. Writes about this New York Post. Miraculously, the patient had compatibility ...

'The best decision in my life': an American with transplanted genitals spoke about his feelings

A US Navy veteran who is one of four men who underwent penile transplants said he thought about suicide after losing both legs in Afghanistan but now feels "normal." Writes about this DailyMail. A veteran who underwent the fourth in the world and the most ...

In Washington, a man was transplanted a heart of a donor with hepatitis C

Kerry Hayes, a resident of Anacorts, Washington, became the first person to receive a heart transplant from a hepatitis C donor and subsequently cured of the disease. It is reported that the 49-year-old American was born with a heart defect, due to which at the age of 28 he needed ...

An American who received a face transplant first appeared to the public.

Cameron Underwood, 26, attempted suicide in 2016 and shot himself in the face. Cameron survived, but lost most of his lower jaw, nose, and all but one teeth. After that, he underwent several traditional plastic surgeries, but they ...

American found a kidney donor right in a hockey match

American Kelly Sowatsky found a kidney donor thanks to a banner she brought to a National Hockey League game. In March 2018, a Pittsburgh Penguins fan came to her favorite team's game against the Montréal Canadiens with a poster that read: “Hockey fans! ...

Palestinian boy rescued by a heart transplant from an Israeli child

Doctors at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer (Israel) performed a heart transplant on a 1,5-year-old boy from Ramallah (Palestinian Authority). The donor organ was donated by the family of a Jewish baby who had died shortly before of an incurable disease, Vesti writes. Musa Asakra was born in ...

Virginia resident donated a kidney to a stranger for an unexpected reason

The guardian angel is called Christy Shirley from Virginia, the relatives of the man she saved, who survived thanks to the fact that Christie - at that time a complete stranger woman - gave him her kidney. “If not for Christie, I would have already been at his funeral. ...

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