Texas doctors say they have done the world’s first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment.
There’s a little guy at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas who looked kind of blue before his latest surgery. Heart problems left Stark Novak weak and actually turning the color blue.
A Dallas infant who desperately needed a transplant had died.
To the unknowing, it was a simple wave of the hand. “It’s hard to describe what a gift that is…” With his voice trailing off into silence and his eyes filling with tears, Ronnie Thurman knows that wave is a miracle.
No one should ever have to bury their child, but one Waco family can take comfort in the fact that they fulfilled his last wishes.
The Federal Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat hepatitis C.
The nation’s first full face transplant patients are growing into their new appearances — literally. Medical imaging shows new blood vessel networks have formed, connecting transplanted skin with facial tissue.
Two brothers, who’ve been separated by miles, will forever be linked now by a kidney.
Michael Young of Grand Prairie never set out to make medical history. The 59-year-old simply made it a point to take care of himself, follow his doctors’ orders and diligently adhere to his medication. In June, Young will become one of a small group of lung transplant patients who have survives 20 years past their surgery.
A North Texas man who had a face transplant a year ago says now he can feel his daughter’s kisses. Dallas Wiens of Fort Worth was at a Boston hospital Monday to follow up with his transplant team.
For them, desperate times call for drastic measures and a surgery that helps them take off the excess weight quickly but safely.
The nation’s first full face transplant recipient, a 25-year-old Fort Worth man, has made his first public appearance since his operation.