Diagnosis & Disease Information

Bessie Young, MD

Survival Varies by Transplant Type

PHILADELPHIA—In a system where solid organ transplant recipients have universal access to medications and health care, kidney transplant patients have better survival following transplantation than liver and heart transplant patients, data show.

Predicting Post-Op Urinary Retention

High-grade cystocele, performance of levator plication or Kelly plication, and severe intra-operative blood loss are independent risk factors for the development of urinary retention after vaginal prolapse surgery, according to researchers in the Netherlands.

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