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Transplantation

Detailed anatomical description of the heart's blood vessels, including simple definitions and a labeled, full-color illustration

Detailed anatomical description of the heart's electrical system, including simple definitions and a labeled, full-color illustration

Detailed anatomical description of the heart valves, including simple definitions and a labeled, full-color illustration

Detailed information on bone marrow and bone marrow transplantation in children

A bone marrow transplant (BMT) is a treatment for children with certain types of cancer or other diseases. The goal of BMT is to replace a child's diseased bone marrow with healthy bone marrow.

Detailed information on the anatomy of the heart and heart transplantation in children

Detailed information on transplantation in children

Detailed anatomical description of the kidneys

A detailed anatomical description of the liver and how it works.

Detailed anatomical description of the liver and liver transplantation in children

A liver transplant is surgery to replace a diseased liver with a healthy liver from another person.

Detailed anatomical description of the lungs and lung transplantation in children

A detailed anatomical description of the respiratory system, including simple definitions and labeled, full-color illustrations

Detailed information on transplantation in children

Detailed information on chronic illness and transplantation issues and the teen.

Detailed anatomical description of the urinary system, including simple definitions and labeled, full-color illustrations.

Detailed information on kidney transplants, including why a kidney transplant is recommended, what is involved in kidney transplant surgery, and the long-term outlook for a child after a kidney transplant.

Human blood consists of about 22% solids and 78% water. The components of blood are plasma, fat globules, chemicals, and gases.

A heart transplant is a surgery to replace a diseased heart with a healthy one from an organ donor. Organ donors are adults or children who have become critically ill, often because because of injury. They will not live because of their illness or injury.

A detailed look at lung transplantation in children, including why it is advised, information about the surgery, and the long-term outlook for a child after a lung transplant.

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