Organ transplants may help save lives but may present moral dilemmas for families of donors. Healthy organ donors can save up to eight lives, giving needy patients a chance to live...
About organ transplants
Organ transplants are one of the most remarkable achievements of 20th century medicine, and can be literally life-changing for those who receive them. Cornea transplants can return sight to a blind person while other transplants dramatically improve the...
Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from
a donor site to another location on the person's own body, to replace the ...
Once you have been referred to a transplant
center, the process of evaluating your health and determining if you meet the criteria to be placed on the waiting list for an organ transplant
A person does not need to be wealthy in order to afford a transplant
, even thoug... More »
You may need an organ transplant if one of your organs has failed. This can
happen because of illness or injury. When you have an organ transplant, doctors
If you've just been told you need an organ transplant, WebMD's overview of
organ transplantation can help you make the decisions you need to make.
Organ transplantation is the process of surgically transferring a donated organ
into a patient with end-stage organ failure.
Organ transplantation is often the only treatment for end state organ failure, such
as liver and heart failure. Although end stage renal disease patients can be ...
Nonprofit organization which coordinates U.S. organ transplant activities. The
UNOS Web site contains information and statistics about organ transplantation.