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Organ Transplant Surgery Preparation - About.com
Jun 30, 2014 ... In many cases, patients with severe organ failure reach the point where they need to consider organ transplant surgery. An organ transplant is ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/proceduresaz/a/OrganTransplant.htm
Organ Transplant Waiting List Requirements - Surgery - About.com
Apr 30, 2014 ... If he or she determines that you are in organ failure or may soon be in organ failure, you will be referred to a transplant center. The transplant ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/beforesurgery/a/ListedForTx.htm
What Is Kidney Failure? - Kidney Diagram - Surgery - About.com
Find out what exactly kidney failure is and how it is treated. ... Coping After an Organ Transplant · Paying For Transplant Surgery · The Risks of Surgery · Do You ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/beforesurgery/ss/NeedKidneyTx.htm
Organ Donation Costs - Costs of Organ Donation
Jun 16, 2014 ... What are the costs associated with organ donation? ... relatives who make the decision to help a loved one who is experiencing organ failure.
http://surgery.about.com/od/proceduresaz/ss/OrganDonation.htm
Organ Donation - Living Organ Donation - Surgery - About.com
Sep 12, 2013 ... For patients who are experiencing organ failure and are in need of a transplant, finding a living related organ donor can be the best way to get ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/beforesurgery/ss/LRDonationTx.htm
Fact Sheet About Poisoning From Ricin Toxin - Chemistry - About.com
It is so powerful a poison that the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate the lethal dose in humans is about the ... Death would result from organ failure.
http://chemistry.about.com/od/toxicchemicals/a/ricinpoisoning.htm
Metformin: Oral Medication for Type 2 Diabetes - Metformin and ...
Mar 7, 2014 ... Lactic acidosis, if untreated, can lead to organ failure and even cardiac arrest. Symptoms include fatigue, weakness, muscle pain, shortness of ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/equipmentandbreakthroughs/a/metformin.htm
Sepsis: Identifying the Signs and Symptoms - Surgery - About.com
May 29, 2014 ... ... becomes very unstable, with great difficulty maintaining their blood pressure and other issues that can lead to multi-system organ failure.
http://surgery.about.com/od/aftersurgery/a/Sepsis-Identifying-The-Signs-And-Symptoms.htm
Acute Liver Failure - Hepatitis Complications - About.com
Jun 25, 2014 ... The brain is one of the more important organs affected during liver failure and injury to it results in a condition called encephalopathy.
http://hepatitis.about.com/od/complications/a/Fulminant.htm
The Link Between HIV and Kidney Disease
The kidney is one of the most important organs in the human body. These bean- shaped organs, each the size of your fist, are located at about the middle of your  ...
http://aids.about.com/od/otherconditions/a/hiv_kidney.htm
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