Emory Transplant Center is Expanding its Footprint to South Georgia

Committed to Delivering Transplant Care to Patients Near and Far Emory Transplant Center is making it easier for patients in South Georgia to access kidney and liver transplant services closer to home. Beginning in December...

Two-Time Lung Transplant Recipient – Real Patients, Real Stories

Joseph McCanne is a two-time lung transplant recipient. A diagnosis of cystic fibrosis at three years old began a life-long journey that would include two lung transplant surgeries. Each transplant giving him a new...

Patients at For-Profit Dialysis Centers Less Likely to Receive a Kidney Transplant

A recent study published on September 10, 2019, in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) finds that kidney failure patients receiving dialysis at for-profit dialysis centers are less likely to get a...

Choosing a Kidney Transplant Program That’s Right for You

Emory Kidney Transplant Program Ranked Sixth in the Nation When you’re choosing a kidney transplant program, it’s important to look at a number of different factors – from national rankings and compatibility to comfort level...

Emory Transplant Center Keeps Quality and Patient Care at the Forefront

The Emory Transplant Center's focus on quality goes well beyond the ordinary. And, while it was the first transplant center to earn the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)’s Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP)...

Double-Lung Transplant Gives Man New Outlook on Life

Joseph McCanne was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at just three years old. That diagnosis began a long journey that would ultimately include two double-lung transplants at Emory Transplant Center – with each transplant giving...

End-Stage Renal Failure Treatment Options: Dialysis or Kidney Transplant

Your kidneys are small but mighty organs tasked with the job of filtering 200 quarts of blood and about two quarts of waste and water every day — all in an effort to keep...

Life on Anti-Rejection Medications After Transplant

Our bodies are wired to defend themselves against foreign invaders. After a patient undergoes an organ transplant, the body responds to the new organ as if it were a foreign object. The immune system...

SEARCH

Recent posts

Getting Back to What Matters Most: One Patient’s Hip Replacement Story

You know that feeling of walking on rocky asphalt without shoes? Sort of a sharp, crunchy sensation? That's exactly how Nicole Brien described the...

Epilepsy: Taking Back Control of Your Life

Epilepsy is a complex disease of the brain that affects an estimated 65 million people around the world. In the United States, 1 in...

Emory Healthcare and Hazelden Betty Ford Partner to Create Addiction Alliance of Georgia

Emory Healthcare has joined forces with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation — the nation’s leading source of hope and healing for people, families and...

How to Handle the Holidays During COVID-19

Many of us consider the holiday season our favorite time of year. At the first sign of crisp, cool days and changing colors, our...

What You Should Know About Norovirus

What people sometimes call the “stomach flu” isn’t really influenza – it’s usually a syndrome called viral gastroenteritis caused by other viruses. The most...

POPULAR CATEGORIES