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Organ transplantation - Wikipedia


Organ transplantation is a medical procedure in which an organ is removed from one body and placed in the body of a recipient, to replace a damaged or ...

Organ Transplantation: MedlinePlus


When you have an organ transplant, doctors remove an organ from another person and place it in your body. Read about the common organ transplants.

Organ Transplants: What You Need to Know - WebMD


Jan 10, 2016 ... 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 ...

History | UNOS


In 1954, the kidney was the first human organ to be transplanted successfully. Liver, heart and pancreas transplants were successfully performed by the ...

The Organ Transplant Process | organdonor.gov


Organ transplantation is the process of surgically transferring a donated organ to someone diagnosed with organ failure. Many diseases can lead to organ ...

United Network for Organ Sharing


Nonprofit organization which coordinates U.S. organ transplant activities. The UNOS Web site contains information and statistics about organ transplantation.

Organ Donation Facts & Info | Organ Transplants | Cleveland Clinic


Learn about the organ donation and transplantation here, including who can be an organ donor, what tissues can be transplanted and more from the Cleveland ...

OPTN: Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network - OPTN


The OPTN is operated under contract with the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). This Web site ...

Learn about the History of Transplant - OPTN - Organ Procurement ...


Researchers experimented with organ transplantation on animals and humans in the 18th century. There were many failures over the years, but by the mid-20th ...