- Impact of the cryopreservation technique and vascular bed on ovarian tissue transplantation in cynomolgus monkeys. Dolmans, M.; Binda, M.; Jacobs, S.; Dehoux, J.; Squifflet, J.; Ambroise, J.; Donnez, J.; Amorim, C. // Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics;Aug2015, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p1251
Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine the best combination in terms of cryopreservation techniques and vascular bed preparation before grafting in order to obtain functional ovarian tissue after transplantation. Methods: Five cynomolgus monkeys were used. Strips from 10 ovaries were...
- Assessment of long-term function of heterotopic transplants of vitrified ovarian tissue in cynomolgus monkeys. Suzuki, Nao; Hashimoto, Shu; Igarashi, Suguru; Takae, Seido; Yamanaka, Masaya; Yamochi, Takayuki; Takenoshita, Makoto; Hosoi, Yoshihiko; Morimoto, Yoshiharu; Ishizuka, Bunpei // Human Reproduction;Aug2012, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p2420
BACKGROUND Ovarian tissue cryopreservation by rapid cooling (vitrification) is a convenient fertility preservation option. However, the progress of vitrified ovarian tissue after transplantation is not well understood in primates. METHODS For tissues from cynomolgus monkeys, we used closed straw...
- Health care fact. // AHA News;5/1/95, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p2
Presents data regarding the total number of organ transplants in the United States from 1988 to 1993.
- Transplant numbers and costs keep going up. // AHA News;1/20/97, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p5
Focuses on the results of a report on tissue and organ transplantation costs and outcomes for 1996.
- Wanted: Organs--will pay hard cash. Grace, Kevin Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/24/95, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p24
Declares that two desperate residents of Edmonton, Canada, who need kidney transplants have taken the unusual step of publicly advertising for donors. Reasons for the action; Gertrude Bacon; Businessman Ike Bryldt; Legal restrictions in Canada on paying for organs; Comments by Sandra Cockfield,...
- Organ transplants. // Current Health 2;Mar1986, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p3
Organ transplants: ordinary muscles, extraordinary results. Transplants: how they are done, who can donate, and what can be done in the future.
- Science plugs in. Scott, G. // Current Health 2;Dec90, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p4
Describes new methods of body part replacement. Transplants, prostheses, and implants; Bioceramics; Body's hostile environment; Transplanting organs; More. INSET: Organs in the fridge.;The body electric; The greatest gift....
- Organs for transplantation. Teo, B. // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec91, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p10
Looks at Singapore's Human Organ Transplant Act, which presumes that competent adults consent to donate their kidneys in the event of a fatal accident, unless they have refused in writing. What other countries can learn from Singapore's experience; Improving the organ procurement system;...
- Directed donation. Arnason, W.B. // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec91, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p13
Comments on the difficulty in finding well-matched kidneys for transplantation into black Americans. Asserts that a program of directed donation that privileged black-to-black transplantation could ease the chronic shortage of organs. The disproportionately low rate of black donation; `The...