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Whole eye transplants are a hope for the future

AATB SmartBrief | Jul 15, 2015

Transplanting a whole eye may one day be better than other approaches to repairing traumatic eye injuries because the internal workings of the eye are so complex, according to University of Pittsburgh transplant surgeon Vijay Gorantla. Gorantla and his colleagues are working with rats and pigs to develop a successful eye transplant technique, but significant challenges mean it will be decades before human subjects are involved. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (07/06)


First-person consent helps families honor their loved ones' choices

AATB SmartBrief | Jul 08, 2015

Podcast: Sarah and Ross Gray on the gift of their son's life

AATB SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2015

Family learns mother's gift contributed to landmark medical textbook

AATB SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2015

Mom of heart recipient: Saying "yes" to tissue, organ donation saves lives

AATB SmartBrief | Jul 15, 2015

Laser to be tested for closing corneal incisions

AATB SmartBrief | Jul 08, 2015

Fibrin glue used to add scleral rims to donated corneas

AATB SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2015

Mich. donor registry passes 4M mark

AATB SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2015

Patient with macular degeneration receives retinal implant

AATB SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2015

Bone-tendon-bone and hamstring grafts comparable for ACL repair

AATB SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2015


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