Transplant surgeon Niraj Desai, M.D., discusses the case of a woman in her mid-30s presenting with stage 5 chronic kidney disease due to chemotherapy toxicity from past cancer treatment and calcineurin inhibitor toxicity years.
Johns Hopkins transplant surgeon Niraj Desai, M.D., discusses the promising results of a recent study exploring the use of hepatitis-C infected kidneys in transplantation and what the results could mean for the future of the field.
An animation explaining the pancreatic auto islet transplantation process with complete removal of the pancreas to treat pancreatitis.
Lung transplant surgeon Errol L. Bush discusses the case of a 38-year-old male who presented with a complex and an aggressive case of interstitial lung disease.
Dr. Errol Bush and his team are developing a “lung-in-box” program to strengthen donor lungs before transplantation. Their goal is to ensure high quality of life for recipients.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Andrew Cameron, a liver transplant surgeon, recognizes that many people wait on the transplant list. He and his team worked with Facebook to allow people to show their friends they are registered organ donors.
Transplant surgeon Niraj Desai explains the pancreas transplant operation, the combined pancreas and kidney transplant and quality of life for patients after the surgery.
Johns Hopkins transplant surgeon Andrew Cameron discusses the liver transplant procedure and recovery, the incision, quality of life after transplant, research and rejection medication.
Transplant nephrologist Nada Alachkar discusses kidney transplants, candidate eligibility, patient health before and after surgery, quality of life, and Johns Hopkins.
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