Our life and death struggle with liver cirrhosis, also known as Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis or NASH. Life seemed to hover just out of his reach and death always seemed to be looming. We hoped he would live long enough to get added to the organ transplant list. A donor liver would be lifesaving. He wouldn't survive long without one. It made us sad knowing he could only live if someone else died. It seemed to take forever to get a referral to a transplant hospital, largely because he was gravely ill. Even so, would he live long enough to get on the organ transplant list and receive a transplant? Time was not our friend.
Stuck in a Croatian prison on a murder conviction, Jack Rowen, a former basketball player on the European circuit, jumps at the chance of a work release in the custody of a wealthy industrialist. He realizes too late that he's become a guinea pig. He's flown to a medical facility at an unknown desert location where he's forced to undergo the most advanced (but illegal) surgical procedure ever attempted: a brain transplant.Jack struggles to adapt to his new situation and, before long, an attempt is made on his life. On the run, he gets help from a rugged fisherman, his ex girlfriend and others as he tries to blow the lid off the affair and get his old body back.Turnquist turns in a pulse-pounding, gender-bending thriller. Contains adult language, violence and some adult sex.
Surgeon's Story is the story of the life and career of Dr. Kristine Guleserian, a pediatric heart surgeon who operates on the walnut-sized hearts of newborn babies. One of only 9 women in the U.S. board certified in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. G, as she's known, spent years learning her highly specialized trade.In the book, you'll meet Andrew Madden, the teenaged boy from West Texas who, only three weeks after his heart transplant, threw out the first pitch at a World Series game for his beloved Boston Red Sox.You'll meet two-year old Rylynn, a tough little fighter whose wait for a donor heart stretched into months in the ICU before culminating in a dramatic, night-long surgery.And you'll meet Dr. G, and learn about her education, her training, and most of all her selfless dedication to her patients and her craft. Dr. Guleserian opens up completely about life as a female surgeon, the obstacles she had to overcome to reach her position, and the constant challenges facing surgeons who operate on the tiniest patients.You'll also be charmed by Dr. G's incredible humor. This is, after all, a woman whose motto is, "If you can't operate in heels... you can't operate."
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This updated and expanded edition developed by the Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplant team at Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute features the latest medical management guidelines and standards of care for hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients. Spanning the timeline from the initial consultation throughout the transplant process, this handbook includes indications for transplantation and donor selection, treatment guidelines for addressing complications during and after transplant, and recommendations for long-term follow up care. Concise, comprehensive, and easy-to-use, Blood and Marrow Transplant Handbook, 2nd Edition presents a multidisciplinary approach to information for physicians and advanced practice medical providers who care for transplant patients, and also residents, fellows, and other trainees.
This adorable, super soft, gigantic 11" x 10" x 4" plush lung is perfect for cuddlin', and makes a great present for someone who can't stop talking, singing, or anyone who needs some extra breathing power. Lungs bring fresh oxygen into our bodies, removing carbon dioxide and other gas waste products so we can breathe easy. Next time you inhale, give thanks to these powerful windbags. Comes with an educational hangtag mini book filled with info about this inspiring organ. Uplifting present for lung transplant recipients, pulmonary medical professionals, respiratory therapists, COPD and asthma patients alike. Safe for all ages. Designed in California, made in China.I Heart Guts happy organ plush toys make the perfect peresent for everything from a broken heart to a tummy ache. Whether you're getting your feet wet in anatomy or want to bone up on your physiology, I Heart Guts will bring a smile to your face and smarts to your brain. I Heart Guts is the brainchild of an anatomically obsessed illustrator who loves internal organs and all they do. Founded in 2005, our bare bones family operation strives to offer plush organs with love, style and geeky puns.
USA TODAY bestseller from the author of The Mountain Between Us, now a major motion picture!A man with a painful past. A child with a doubtful future. And a shared journey toward healing for both their hearts.It begins on the shaded town square in a sleepy Southern town. A spirited seven-year-old has a brisk business at her lemonade stand. But the little girl’s pretty yellow dress can’t quite hide the ugly scar on her chest.Her latest customer, a bearded stranger, drains his cup and heads to his car, his mind on a boat he's restoring at a nearby lake. The stranger understands more about the scar than he wants to admit. And the beat-up bread truck careening around the corner with its radio blaring is about to change the trajectory of both their lives.Before it's over, they'll both know there are painful reasons why crickets cry . . . and that miracles lurk around unexpected corners.
Fully revised for the fifth edition, this outstanding reference on bone marrow transplantation is an essential, field-leading resource.Extensive coverage of the field, from the scientific basis for stem-cell transplantation to the future direction of researchCombines the knowledge and expertise of over 170 international specialists across 106 chaptersIncludes new chapters addressing basic science experiments in stem-cell biology, immunology, and toleranceContains expanded content on the benefits and challenges of transplantation, and analysis of the impact of new therapies to help clinical decision-makingIncludes a fully searchable Wiley Digital Edition with downloadable figures, linked references, and moreReferences for this new edition are online only, accessible via the Wiley Digital Edition code printed inside the front cover or at www.wiley.com/go/forman/hematopoietic.
The destinies of Karen Puno and her dog, Putt-Putt, are about to change forever.Fierce weather from Hurricane Ivan stalks Karen and Putt-Putt as they flee their home and swiftly cross the bridge of their barrier island. But a cascading medical crisis begins, interlocking the lives of two teenagers and a woman waiting for a new liver.˃˃˃ But as the organ harvest and transplant get underway, so do the scintillating dynamics between the crafty surgeon, feisty pilot, and anesthesiologist in charge.Will the transplant patient live through the heart-stopping surgical tension in the O.R.? Will Putt-Putt find shelter from the devastating storm and circumvent the horrific events that befall him?˃˃˃From tragedy to triumph, Outcome is an intense, heart-wrenching, and climactic novel. "The author does an excellent job at portraying serendipitous human connection ... and I was moved by the tender portrait of a dog trying to find a place he can call home after his owner has been ripped away from him by a sudden moment of tragedy… The book blew me away by showing quiet moments interspersed with the tense drama that comes with saving a life." -- San Francisco Book Review.Scroll Up And Grab Your Copy Of Outcome, a Novel Today!*****Doctor Barbara's other books are also standalone stories like Outcome. However, each one of them also belongs to one of her two medical fiction/suspense series:The Dr. Danny Tilson Novels:Book One: Operation NeurosurgeonBook Two: Silent Fear: a Medical MysteryBook Three: Collateral Circulation: a Medical MysteryBook Four: Secondary ImpactThe Dr. Annabel Tilson Novels:Book One: DEAD STILLBook Two: DEADLY DELUSIONSBook Three: DESPERATE TO DIEBook Four coming soon