On Jan. 6, 1968, as Stanford surgeon Norman Shumway performed the first U.S. adult heart transplantation, the world held its breath.
Siblings get double-lung transplants
David Diaz, 9, who has cystic fibrosis, received a pair of new lungs three years after his sister, who also has CF, underwent a double-lung transplantation.
Samuel Strober awarded $6.6 million
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine awarded Samuel Strober, MD, $6.6 million to study a “deceptively simple” way to help kidney transplant recipients tolerate their new organ.
Dietary approach to depleting stem cells
A new study shows that a diet deficient in valine effectively depleted the blood stem cells in mice and made it possible to perform a blood stem cell transplantation on them.
Transplant procedure saves two patients
Stanford Medicine surgeons performed an unusual transplantation in which one woman received a heart-lung transplant, while her existing heart was given to another patient.
35 years ago: first successful heart-lung transplant
The surgeon who led the team that performed the first successful heart-lung transplant 35 years ago discusses his recollections of the patient and the operation.
Novel therapy for heart-lung transplant candidate
Listing Oswaldo Jimenez for a transplant was just the beginning. His doctors needed to perform what is referred to as a “bridge-to-transplant” solution, one that would sustain his organs until transplant could be done.
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