An organ’s trek from donor to recipient is a well-choreographed, sometimes dramatic, process. Dr. Michael Wait takes readers along the lungs’ journey.
Selena Gomez’s lifesaving kidney transplant put organ donation in the spotlight. How we select donors, and answers to FAQs about benefits and risks.
Inpatient rehabilitation can vastly improve recovery after a major injury, illness, or surgical procedure. How to choose the best rehab center for your condition.
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.