Guitarist Jeff Hanneman of the seminal heavy metal band Slayer died of alcohol-related cirrhosis of the liver, and not as a result of a flesh-eating bacteria, the remaining members of the US band said.
A baboon-heart transplant inspires both awe and anger Except for the gauze-covered wound stretching almost the length of her torso, the tiny, dark-haired baby girl might have been just any infant.
As a rule, it’s not a good idea to pick up a gun, take over the emergency room of a hospital and threaten to kill your family’s cardiac surgeon. But that’s what Denzel Washington’s character does in the film John Q.
Which is more valuable? To provide a $150,000 liver transplant for an ailing child of indigent parents
Julie Cherie Rodriguez died in her sleep last week at the University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver. Only 2 years old, Julie made surgical history by living for a record 13 months after a liver transplant, the most difficult organ transfer yet attempted
Shocked but not surprised.
A leading UK hospital has defended its practice of using organs donated by smokers after the death of a soldier who received the cancerous lungs of a heavy smoker.
The rumored Beatles songs were a no-show, but Steve Jobs — Apple’s own rock star — is back.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs is recovering after undergoing a liver transplant at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute in Memphis, Tennessee, the institute’s program director said Tuesday. “Mr
Eleven-year-old Hiroki Ando will likely die if he does not get a new heart. Hiroki suffers from cardiomyopathy, which inflames and impairs the heart. The same disease killed his sister five years ago