organ transplant
A surgical operation in which an organ is moved from a donor to a recipient

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  • Organ transplant — An organ transplant is the moving of a whole or partial organ from one body to another (or from a donor site on the patient s own body), for the purpose of replacing the recipient s damaged or failing organ with a working one from the donor site …   Wikipedia

  • organ transplant — noun an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient) he had a kidney transplant the long term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago • Syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • organ transplant — transplant operation, operation in which a healthy organ from one body is transferred into another person s body to replace a failing organ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • List of organ transplant donors and recipients — This list of notable organ transplant donors and recipients includes people who were the first to undergo certain organ transplant procedures or were people who made significant contributions to their chosen field and who have either donated or… …   Wikipedia

  • The National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 — The National Organ Transplant Act (1984 Public Law 98 507), approved October 19, 1984 and amended in 1988 and 1990, outlawed the sale of human organs and provided for the establishment of the Task Force on Organ Transplantation; authorized the… …   Wikipedia

  • National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 — The National Organ Transplant Act (1984 Pub.L. 98 507), approved October 19, 1984 and amended in 1988 and 1990, outlawed the sale of human organs and provided for the establishment of the Task Force on Organ Transplantation; authorized the… …   Wikipedia

  • Children's Organ Transplant Association — The Children s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is a 501(c)3 (charitable, not for profit) organization based in Bloomington, Indiana that helps children and young adults who need a life saving organ, bone marrow, cord blood, tissue or stem… …   Wikipedia

  • Multi-organ transplant service — coordinates organ donation and patient management. [ [http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1491166 Experience of a Canadian multi organ transplant service ] ] References …   Wikipedia

  • Organ transplantation — Intervention Cosmas and Damian miraculously transplant the (black) leg of a Moor onto the (white) body of Justinian. Ditzingen, 16th century ICD 10 PCS …   Wikipedia

  • Organ donation — Intervention Organ donation is the donation of biological tissue or an organ of the human body, from a living or dead person to a living recipient in need of a transplantation. Transplantable organs and tissues are removed in a surgical procedure …   Wikipedia

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