- Over a year after a groundbreaking face transplant surgery, Richard Norris says his life is finally getting back to normal. But that doesn't mean it's without its struggles.
- An uncommon intestinal parasitic threadworm called Strongyloides stercoralis infected whole organ transplant recipients through the kidneys, pancreas, liver, and heart of a single donor.
- The first machine to keep a liver warm and fed with oxygen was successful at saving two lives. Inventors hope to expand usage all over the world and prevent needless deaths.
- More competition between medical centers that perform liver transplants may mean sicker patients get lower-quality donor organs.
- Doctors have reconstructed a man's face with part of his leg bone after half the man's face was literally "blown off" by fireworks.
Hospitals Harvesting Organs From Patients That Doctors Were Pressured to Declare Brain Dead: LawsuitNew York hospitals are routinely "harvesting" body parts from patients before they're even dead, a lawsuit is claiming.
- A Texas woman who lost all four limbs to a flesh-eating bacteria has been approved for a double arm transplant at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital in what will be the first such procedure performed in the United States.
- The intended recipient has end-stage renal disease.