COVID-19 took a significant toll on transplant programs nationwide. This week, UVA aims to raise awareness of organ donation and celebrate successful transplants with Donor Dash, a virtual race to support the UVA Transplant Program.
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The goal of transplant is to replace the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas that are destroyed by the immune system. This can now be done two ways: a solid organ transplant or islet cell transplant.
Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion extends the period of time lungs can remain viable outside of the body, giving lung recipients access to lungs in locations beyond the region in which they are listed.
UVA continues to lead the state in the scope and volume of transplant procedures performed with above-average outcomes, giving patients with organ failure greater options for improved health.