As 2018 draws to a close, we took some time to reflect on the exciting and impactful year that we’ve had. Here are our top ten moments of the year, in no particular order. Jefferson and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital took the next step in their long-time partnership and combined their organizations! Through this agreement, two of more »
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Jefferson dietitian, Carlene Bowen shares a few tips for navigating what and what not to eat following transplant surgery. She counsels transplant patients to better prepare them for any nutritional changes before, during and after for the rigors of a major surgery.
In light of Selena Gomez’s revelation of her recent kidney transplant, CBS3 reporter, Stephanie Stahl, interviewed Dr. Pooja Singh, director of Jefferson’s Living Donor Kidney Transplant Program.
For years, the national organ-allocation policy unintentionally discriminated against minorities. As available scientific research progressed, United Network for Organ Sharing revisited the way in which organs are matched with recipients.
The Jefferson Transplant Institute earned a laudable five out of five star ranking from the Scientific Register of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). The SRTR evaluates the patient survival and organ functionality one year after their transplantation, and then assigns a score of one (the worst) to five (the best). This is the story of one Transplant Institute kidney transplantation patient.