Maintaining better-than-average length of stay and readmission rates takes an enhanced level of care. Kidney Transplant Program Surgical Director Alvin Wee, MD, explains.
Cleveland Clinic’s Transplant Center cultivates an enterprise-wide commitment to maximally using every organ possible. Director Charles Miller, MD, describes three ways this plays out in practice and how the center is continuing to innovate in organ transplant.
Living related donor liver transplants are now among the range of treatments available at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Antonio Pinna, MD, explains this first case.
Alvin Wee, MD, Surgical Director, Kidney Transplant Program, discusses the immensely gratifying process of setting up affiliate transplant programs.
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A look at our growing program, offering hepatitis C-infected organs to hepatitis C-negative transplant candidates.
Cleveland Clinic’s Organ Recovery Center will soon test the ability of its organ perfusion device to assess and enhance donated livers, potentially increasing the number that can be translated.
Discover how Cleveland Clinic’s Transplant Center is creating a global approach to honor the gift of life by providing the highest quality transplant care, research and education across all of its locations.
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi recently performed four solid organ transplants, including the UAE’s first liver, lung and heart transplants from deceased donors and several kidney transplants, making it the first and only multi-organ transplant facility in the UAE.
Cleveland Clinic’s ex vivo organ perfusion device can keep transplantable organs viable longer than packing them in ice. The machine maintains temperature, oxygen, nutrients and medication to revive donor organs.
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.