Organ transplant
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 recipient's damaged or absent organ. The emer...
Doctor explains horror of forced organ harvesting in China
.Background: The Chinese Communist Party has been responsible for organ harvesting of its citizens for over a decade. The biggest victims of such crimes against humanity are Falun Gong practitioners.
Sister meets man with her brother's transplanted face
A woman, whose brother was killed in a car accident, has met the man who was given his face in a pioneering transplant operation.
Russian man has testicles STOLEN after he's drugged by woman working for organ traffickers
Dmitry Nikolaev, aged 30, discovered his testicles had been removed after being approached by a woman in a bar and having a drink with her on finishing a performance at a small Moscow theatre.
Autotransplantation
Autotransplantation is the transplantation of organs, tissues, or even particular proteins from one part of the body to another in the same person (auto- = "self-"). The autologous tissue (also called...
Allotransplantation
Allotransplants (allo- from the Greek meaning "other") is the transplantation of cells, tissues, or organs, to a recipient from a genetically non-identical donor of the same species. The transplant is...
Xenotransplantation
Xenotransplantation (xenos- from the Greek meaning "foreign"), is the transplantation of living cells, tissues or organs from one species to another. Such cells, tissues or organs are called xenograft...
Transplantable organs and tissues
Transplantable organs and tissues may both refer to organs and tissues that are relatively often or routinely transplanted (here "main organs and tissues"), as well as relatively seldom transplanted o...
Transplantable organs and tissues - Wikipedia
Organ theft
Organ theft was considered a belief and a popular urban legend topic that an organized scheme exists to steal human organs for the purpose of transplantation and being sold to the highest bidder. Howe...
Organ sale
Organ trade is the trade involving inner human organs (heart, liver, kidneys, etc.) for organ transplantation. There is a worldwide shortage of organs available for transplantation, yet commercial tra...
Organ trade
Organ trade is the trade involving inner human organs (heart, liver, kidneys, etc.) for organ transplantation. There is a worldwide shortage of organs available for transplantation, yet commercial tra...
Organ transplants in the People's Republic of China
Organ transplantation in China has taken place since the 1960s, and is one of the largest organ transplant programmes in the world, peaking at over 13,000 transplants a year in 2004. China is also inv...
Corneal transplantation
Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue (the graft) in its entirety (penetrating kerat...
Corneal transplantation - Wikipedia
Penis transplantation
Penis transplantation is a surgical transplant procedure in which a penis is transplanted to a patient. The penis may be an allograft from a human donor, or it may be grown artificially, though the l...
Lung transplantation
Lung transplantation, or pulmonary transplantation is a surgical procedure in which a patient's diseased lungs are partially or totally replaced by lungs which come from a donor. While lung transplant...
Lung transplantation - Wikipedia
Face transplant
A face transplant is a medical procedure to replace all or part of a person's face. The world's first partial face transplant on a living human was carried out in France in 2005. The world's first ful...
Liver transplantation
Liver transplantation or hepatic transplantation is the replacement of a diseased liver with some or all of a healthy liver from another person (allograft). The most commonly used technique is orthoto...
Liver transplantation - Wikipedia
Hand transplantation
Hand transplantation is a surgical procedure to transplant a hand from one human to another. The "donor" hand usually comes from a brain-dead donor and is transplanted to a recipient who has lost one...
Pancreas transplantation
A pancreas transplant is an organ transplant that involves implanting a healthy pancreas (one that can produce insulin) into a person who usually has diabetes. Because the pancreas is a vital organ, ...
Pancreas transplantation - Wikipedia
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is the transplantation of multipotent hematopoietic stem cells, usually derived from bone marrow, peripheral blood, or umbilical cord blood. It may be au...
Heart transplantation
A heart transplant, or a cardiac transplant, is a surgical transplant procedure performed on patients with end-stage heart failure or severe coronary artery disease. As of 2008 the most common procedu...
Heart transplantation - Wikipedia
Kidney transplantation
Kidney transplantation or renal transplantation is the organ transplant of a kidney into a patient with end-stage renal disease. Kidney transplantation is typically classified as deceased-donor (forme...
Kidney transplantation - Wikipedia
Skin grafting
Skin grafting is a type of graft surgery involving the transplantation of skin. The transplanted tissue is called a skin graft.Skin grafting is often used to treat:Skin grafts are often employed after...
Skin grafting - Wikipedia
Heart-lung transplant
A heart–lung transplant is a procedure carried out to replace both heart and lungs in a single operation. Due to a shortage of suitable donors, it is a rare procedure; only about a hundred such transp...
Islets of Langerhans
The islets of Langerhans are the regions of the pancreas that contain its endocrine (i.e., hormone-producing) cells. Discovered in 1869 by German pathological anatomist Paul Langerhans, the islets of ...
Islets of Langerhans - Wikipedia
Uterine transplant
The uterine transplant is the surgical procedure whereby a healthy uterus is transplanted into a female organism of which the uterus is absent or diseased. As part of normal mammalian sexual reproduct...
Blood transfusion
Blood transfusion is generally the process of receiving blood products into one's circulation intravenously. Transfusions are used for various medical conditions to replace lost components of the bloo...
Blood transfusion - Wikipedia
Bone grafting
Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that replaces missing bone in order to repair bone fractures that are extremely complex, pose a significant health risk to the patient, or fail to heal properly.B...
Bone grafting - Wikipedia
Artificial heart valve
An artificial heart valve is a device implanted in the heart of a patient with valvular heart disease. When one of the four heart valves malfunctions, the medical choice may be to replace the natural ...
Artificial heart valve - Wikipedia
Thymus transplantation
Thymus transplantation is a form of organ transplantation where the thymus is moved from one body to another.
Thymus transplantation can be used to treat infants with DiGeorge syndrome, which resu...