Items Tagged ‘Transplantation’

June 1, 2017

Wyoming Man Becomes Mayo Clinic’s First Face Transplant Recipient

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

This story was previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine. “I just felt … normal,” he recalls. “I didn’t even think about it until the next morning when I woke up. Nobody stared at me. Nobody questioned me. Nothing happened. I felt like another face in the crowd.” For a decade, it was a feeling that eluded Andy as children stared and […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Hatem Amer, Dr. Samir Mardini, Essam and Dalal Obaid Center for Reconstructive Transplant Surgery, Face Transplant, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Transplantation

July 10, 2015

New Lung Restoration Center to Bolster Lung Transplants

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

Mayo Clinic, in collaboration with United Therapeutics Corporation, plans to change the landscape of lung transplantation with the construction of the new Lung Restoration Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The new center will use a process called ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) to revitalize donated lungs, allowing doctors to utilize organs that would otherwise not be […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Florida, Lung Restoration, Lung Transplant, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, News Release, regenerative medicine, research, stem cell, Transplantation

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