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Kidney School

For children facing kidney failure, a transplant can provide 20 years of function before another donor organ must be found—or until medical advances can provide a lifelong solution...

Discoveries / Jan 10, 2020

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The Wait for a New Heart

By age 29, David Brown desperately needed a heart transplant. He had to wait more than a year—and be 400 miles from home at Cedars-Sinai where he underwent a lifesaving surgery.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 02, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. Todd Brennan, Transplant Director

Meet Cedars-Sinai Transplant Director, Dr. Todd Brennan! Dr. Brennan talks about his family, their move from North Carolina, and how they balance work, life and book clubs while ju...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 09, 2019

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What's It Like to Donate Bone Marrow?

When 56-year-old Sheldon Sims learned his older brother Alan needed a bone marrow transplant (BMT), he knew he wanted to become a donor. Dr. Ronald L. Paquette, an oncologist at Ce...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 25, 2019

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Kidney Transplant Patient Ricki Gets a Third Chance

When Ricki's first kidney transplant failed, doctors didn't have high hopes for another transplant.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 11, 2019

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Triumph for Transplants

With philanthropic support, Cedars-Sinai has developed a novel therapy aimed at preventing and treating organ rejection. The new drug has been given fast-track approval by the Food...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

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Stats: Rejection Overruled

Cedars-Sinai surgeons have been performing transplantations since 1966, while collaborating with scientists to pioneer techniques that improve matchmaking—including ways to unite i...

Discoveries / Feb 18, 2019

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New Advances in Kidney Transplant

Pioneering work by Cedars-Sinai physician-scientists is improving kidney transplant outcomes for the most sensitive patients—those who have previously received transplanted blood o...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 16, 2019

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Cancer Picked the Wrong Dude

In 2017, Caleb Hinson went from being a healthy 35-year-old to someone in desperate need of medical attention.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 03, 2018

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From Life-Changing Crisis To Heartfelt Reunion

In the years since Robert Hill received a heart transplant, he's experienced many moments that felt like miracles. None were as powerful as when he met his donor's family. Read mor...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 01, 2018

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Behind the Scenes: Cedars-Sinai Helipad

For organ transplants and trauma patients, traffic and distance can eat up precious time once the clock starts ticking.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 30, 2018

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Crossing the Bridge to a New Heart

In one year, Erika Heranic survived a heart attack, cardiac arrests, stroke, life with a left ventricular assist device and a heart transplant. How'd she do it? One step at a time.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 01, 2018

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Scale Tips

A common tool for preventing bedsores also can predict recovery rates for liver transplant recipients, according to Cedars-Sinai investigators.

Discoveries / Jul 26, 2018

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Heart Transplant Recipient Joins Donor's Family

A 19 year-old college student, Dylan Stump, suffered a tragic death in a car crash. With help from Cedars-Sinai, the Stump family's decision to donate his organs helped five indivi...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 21, 2018

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10-Year-Old Kidney Transplant Patient Manages Health

After his kidney transplant, 11-year-old Noah made vows to his doctor to stay healthy. And he's keeping them.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 07, 2018