An infectious disease specialist discusses how counseling before and after transplantation can help patients navigate the balance between safety and practicality.
New data reinforce the utilization of kidneys for transplant from deceased donors with COVID-19.
Cleveland Clinic has developed a protocol centered on housing transplant patients and donors in designated COVID-free units.
In two short years, Cleveland Clinic Florida has fostered one of the nation’s fastest-growing transplant programs. Close integration with its parent program in Ohio and high demand in South Florida help explain why.
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Cleveland Clinic President and CEO, Delos Cosgrove, MD, shares his thoughts on the second, 24.5-hour face transplant completed in late September.
A nine-surgeon, 24.5-hour face transplant is bound to hold lessons about teamwork in healthcare. The surgeon who co-directed Cleveland Clinic’s second face transplant shares his learnings and runs through the many roles involved.
Technical advancements include the first-ever inclusion of the bilateral internal maxillary arteries in a face transplant and an unprecedented and so-far successful attempt to preserve the patient’s vision.