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Donor Dad: Father-daughter Kidney Transplant is 3,000th Living Organ Donation at U-M

Michigan Medicine tells the heartwarming story of a dad who gives his 8-year-old daughter with a chronic kidney disease a life-saving gift. This transplant also marks a milestone in the 55 years of living donor history at U-M. June 14, 2019. # #web-article #Medicine #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #Transplant #Surgery #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #JohnMagee #BeataMostafavi ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Heartbeat Songs Offer Young Transplant Patients Special Gift

U-M C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Music Therapist Meredith Schlabig discusses recording "heartbeat songs - " music that incorporates patients' pre- and post-transplant heartbeats - to provide comfort and a positive experience for patients to express themselves. February 6, 2019. #BeataMostafavi #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #CardiovascularMedicine #Music #Transplant #MeredithSchlabig ​​​​​​​​​​


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Popular HeartMate 3 Now Available for Long-term Use

Michigan Medicine’s Frankel Cardiovascular Center cardiologists discuss the recent approval of the HeartMate 3, a left ventricular assist device that was once only for heart surgery patients, for folks with advanced heart failure. November 29, 2018. #HaleyOtman #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #CardiovascularMedicine #Surgery #Transplant #FrancisPagani #KeithAaronson ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Solving a Grave Complication of Bone Marrow Transplants

Michigan Medicine associate professor of pediatrics Sung Won Choi discusses her research exploring the prevention and treatment of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), a troubling disease afflicting many children following bone marrow transplants. September 13, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Pediatrics #Transplant #Medicine


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How Living Kidney Donation Works

Michigan Medicine Transplant Surgeon Randall Sung discusses kidney transplant, the most common living donor transplant to date, and what living kidney donors can expect. July 12, 2018. #5-15minutes #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Science #Medicine #Nephrology #Surgery #Transplant #RandallSSung #Kevin-Joy


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Preliminary Stem Cell Clinical Trials in ALS Patients Show Promise; Further Research Warranted

U-M Program for Neurology Research & Discovery Director Eva Feldman and Michigan Medicine Clinical Director of the ALS Center of Excellence Stephen A. Goutman find transplanted human spinal cord-derived neural stem cells may stabilize ALS patients. May 3, 2018. # #Medicine #webarticle #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Science #Neurosciences #Disease #Transplant ​​​​​​​​​