Introduction: Transplants


Transplants: Each year more than 19,000 transplants are performed in the United States. An additional 56,000 critically ill people in this country are waiting to receive an organ transplant that could forestall further disability or death from conditions such as heart disease, kidney failure, liver disease, and diabetes. Although advances derived from transplantation research have improved rates of transplant success and patient survival, problems such as complications from immunosuppressive therapy remain to be solved. 1

Treatments for Transplants: Various information is available about treatments available for Transplants, current research about Transplants treatments, or research treatments for other diseases.

Statistics and Transplants: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Transplants, prevalence and incidence statistics for Transplants, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

         Contents for Transplants:

1. excerpt from Stories of Discovery Immune Tolerance Improving Transplantation Success: NIAID

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