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The affordable kidney transplant surgery cost — where to find and how to get

Every year, more than 100,000 solid organs are transplanted in the world. Nearly 70,000 of them are kidneys. However, the waiting list continues to grow rapidly. Every 10 minutes a new person is added to the list. Most people who are looking for the renal transplant are on dialysis and transplantation is hardly the only way to improve their quality of life and return to everyday activity. This guide has been written for people who have identified a kidney transplant as their goal and are looki...

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Indian miracle for Ukrainian sailor

Every day Bookimed assists hundreds of people from all over the world. Every case is particular to us. So we are ready to do everything possible and impossible to help patients. We want to tell you the incredible story, an example of never giving up! Igor Kravchenko, a Ukrainian sailor, cannot return to the sea anymore. But he will live. After 7 long years of pain and despair, this 46-aged calm lean man can breathe again after the heart and lung transplant. In 2009, Odessa citizen Igor Kravc...

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Liver transplant success story: the world's 1st surgery for a 5-day child

It seems like a liver transplant is a compulsory procedure for adults who have cirrhosis and other liver pathologies mostly caused by unhealthy lifestyle. But it does not always concern adults... Taking a risk This story happened in the Schuttke’s family in 1997. Jurgen and Ita Schuttke from Ireland were expecting a baby. Their previous two babies Lucas and Reuben died just a week after birth because of a rare genetic disorder of neonatal hemochromatosis. The parents were afraid their newbor...

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