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When Danie de Wet (45) overheard the father of six-year-old Conor van Baalen telling someone the little boy needed a kidney, he didn’t hesitate to offer one of his.
"It’s hard watching someone you love suffer."
An American man has given his girlfriend’s grandmother a new lease of life.
Surgeons have transplanted a toddler's toe to her hand and after the successful procedure, she now has a functional finger.
Against all odds, Cape Town couple Alria and Johan have both had heart transplants after years of health problems.
Six months after his face transplant, a US man gave the widow of his donor a tearful embrace.
A number of people hoping for sex reassignment surgeries are among those eager to donate their organs towards penis transplants.
University of Stellenbosch’s faculty of medicine and health sciences has announced that nine other patients will receive penile transplants following the success of their first procedure. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE
A 40-year-old quadruple amputee who received a dual arm transplant described the experience of getting the new limbs as 'surreal'.
In Houston, in the US, two sisters with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis have each got a lung from the same donor.
In the first known case of this type of auto-brewery syndrome, doctors found a diabetic patient's bladder produced alcohol in her urine.
Did you know umbilical cord blood can be used to treat patients with blood diseases who require a life-saving stem cell transplant?
An American woman, who’d struggled with fertility before becoming a mom of five, has decided to donate her uterus to another woman.
A medical graduate has donated 67% of his liver to save his beloved primary school teacher’s life.
Scientists have used a remarkable combination of 3D printing and cell culturing to create new ears for five children born with ear defects, the first time the procedure has been performed on human patients.
Previously children with end-stage kidney disease had poor survival rates after transplant. There has however been great progress and now the patient survival rate is almost 100%.
Polish doctors successfully performed a rare, extensive throat-area transplant on a cancer patient.
Chinese death row inmates have been a key source of transplant organs for years, something that generates heated controversy.
Doctors, religious leaders and ethicists are urging President Barack Obama to change the organ donation system in the US because too few people are getting transplants.
Using a specially designed chamber, an international research team has transplanted islet cells into a patient with type 1 diabetes.
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