Methodist Healthcare Newsroom
Tag: Transplant Institute
August 26, 2013
Affiliation Will Create Austin’s First Bone Marrow Transplant Center San Antonio, Texas—Texas Transplant Institute’s Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant Program at Methodist Hospital announced a collaboration with St. David’s HealthCare that will bring new treatment options to Austin for patients with blood cancers—including bone marrow transplant services.
August 28, 2012
West Nile Disease (WNV) is especially dangerous for organ and bone marrow transplant recipients and other individuals with weakened immune systems, such as individuals undergoing chemotherapy and rheumatoid arthritis therapy.
August 24, 2012
Construction on the new overpass bridge at the intersection of Fredericksburg Road and Medical Drive will officially begin September 10. This project is expected to take two years. During this time expect alternating lane closures and delays.
San Antonio Team Pioneers Significant Advances for Kidney Transplant Candidates with Incompatible Living Donors
August 08, 2012
San Antonio, Texas (August 6, 2012)… For kidney failure patients with living donors who are not a match, kidney paired donation offers an alternative with outstanding results, concludes a study published in this month’s edition of the American Journal of Transplantation. Doctors at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital published the article, “Single-Center Kidney Paired Donation:
Medical Director of the Kidney And Pancreas Transplant Named to National Living Organ Donor Committee
July 03, 2012
San Antonio, TX (June 19,2012)…Matthias Kapturczak, M.D., Ph.D., medical director of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Programs at the Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, a campus of Methodist Hospital, has been selected to serve on the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Living Donor Committee.