Lung diseases can have major negative effects on patients’ quality of life. Learn about when we recommend a lung transplant to treat these conditions.
Designed specifically to serve patients with polycystic kidney disease, the clinic also is a resource for regional nephrologists.
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disease that causes uncontrolled growth of cysts in one or both kidneys, which can lead to kidney failure. It is the most common genetic disease of all, affecting one in 1,000 people.
Fatty liver disease can lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer and the need for liver transplant. Dr. Lee discusses risks and clinical trials for a new treatment.
A routine cholesterol check first threatened Chuck Dandridge’s retirement and then his life. But an experimental procedure at UT Southwestern and a gift from his son, Jon, produced a remarkable turnaround – and some medical history.
The heart transplant journey is a long, emotional one – and not just for the patient. Dr. Drazner discusses how the process affects him and his team.
A family who learned devastating news about their unborn baby makes a decision that may help save the life of someone else.
Brittany Clayborne developed heart failure soon after the birth of her son. As she awaits a heart transplant, she inspires others to become organ donors.
2015 has been an important year for the UT Southwestern transplantation programs, two of which reached significant milestones in the number of procedures their specialists have performed.