Organ Transplants

From finding a donor to preparing for surgery to understanding what happens after you leave the hospital, start here to better understand organ transplants.
From finding a donor to preparing for surgery to understanding what happens after you leave the hospital, start here as you seek a potentially life-saving organ transplant.
Rash and delamination of skin on the palms is a common symptom of chronic GvHD
Signs and Symptoms of Graft-Versus-Host Disease
Person with graft versus host disease meets with doctor
How is Graft-Versus-Host Disease Treated?
A CT scan of one of many tests that may be used to diagnose GvHD
How Graft-Versus-Host Disease Is Diagnosed
Woman showing transplant scars.
Is a Stomach Transplant an Option for You?
Woman with pill and glass of water
What Should I Know About My Immunosuppressive Therapy?
Surgeon performs face transplant surgery in an operating room
What to Expect From a Face Transplant
Team of surgeons performing surgery in the operating room
What to Expect From a Head Transplant
liver disease and the MELD score
How to Understand Your MELD Score
Neurosurgeons opening the cranium during an operation
Brain Cell Transplant Is an Experimental Procedure
Doctor and nurse talking to patient in hospital
What to Expect From a Penis Transplant
Stem cell transplant infusion
What to Expect from an Autologous Stem Cell Transplant
Surgeons performing surgery in operating room
What You Should Know About Kidney Transplant Surgery
Anatomy of the human heart
Understanding Heart Transplants
Surgeons
What to Expect From a Pancreas Transplant
Female doctor showing digital tablet to patient
Uterus Transplant: Donor Selection, Surgery, and Recovery
Emily Fennell, UCLA's first hand-transplant recipient
Hand Transplant: Donor Selection, Surgery, and Recovery
bioprinting
Bioprinting: What It Is and How It’s Used in Medicine
Asset management/Stethoscope on money
What Are Your Options for Paying Expensive Surgeries?
waiting on phone
How to Get on the Waiting List for an Organ Transplant
Blood vessels and kidneys, artwork
Top 6 Single-Organ Transplants
Doctor and X-Ray
What Should You Know About Post-Transplant Lymphomas?
Senior couple running in park
Why Seniors Aren't Too Old to Donate a Live Kidney or Get a Transplant
Hand holding kidney model on white background
How to Get on a Kidney Transplant Waiting List
woman with medical bracelet
Organ Transplants Overview
Relaxed woman at home sitting at the window
How to Enjoy Better Health After an Organ Transplant Surgery
Running through the pain
Bone Loss and Increased Fractures After Organ Transplantation
Reminder of the importance of being an organ donor
Can the Risk of Organ Rejection Be Reduced?
Man comforting female patient recovering in hospital bed
You Can Save Your Loved One's Life by Become a Living Organ Donor
High Angle View Of Person During Bone Marrow Donation
How Donating and Receiving Bone Marrow Is Done
Surgeons performing surgery in operating room
Before, During, and After Lung Transplant Surgery
Support Group
The 8 Best Transplant Support Groups of 2021