Meaning of TRANSPLANT in English

TRANSPLANT

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a transplant operation

He is too weak to undergo a transplant operation.

an organ transplant (= an operation to put an organ from one person’s body into another person’s body )

Up to 5,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

His kidney was transplanted in his daughter.

The club looks like a little bit of Las Vegas transplanted in Texas.

You need to transplant that cactus.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And so James Sherald and his assistants scour the mountains to find any living trees to transplant to his garden.

Critically ill patients such as Lucky normally receive transplanted livers from a parent.

His ideal was to transplant the classical Athenian model of direct democracy to the new world.

In addition to plant sales, Barron offered transplanting and landscape gardening.

The creeping rhizome produces young plants which can be divided and transplanted.

The second group represented wild birds transplanted from not far away.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

heart

Now heart transplant patient Glenn is a picture of health and just about to lead a walk in north Essex walks week.

Harefield Hospital has carried out 48 heart transplant operations.

Sir Magdi has performed more heart transplants than anyone in the world.

The manoeuvre was different in kind, and even less justifiable, than a heart transplant .

The awe that the heart transplant programme evokes has led to an assumption that a transplant is the solution to heart failure.

Researchers looked back at all 889 patients who were listed for a first heart transplant there in 1997.

Ten months ago she underwent a five-hour lung and heart transplant .

kidney

For 17 years, 52-year-old Anthony waited in vain for a kidney transplant .

This then chooses the most suitable hospital among those in its district that can perform a kidney transplant .

When he was 18 months old he underwent a kidney transplant .

He had a kidney transplant , 16 other operations and almost two years on dialysis.

Vaccines, antibiotics, insulin for diabetes and kidney transplants are just a few examples.

liver

Two of these patients died and one survived after receiving an emergency liver transplant allograft.

Lucky was put at the top of the national liver transplant list.

Without a liver transplant those with liver failure will die.

He is seeking a liver transplant .

He specialised in liver transplants and technically complex pancreatic surgery.

She developed progressive liver failure and required a liver transplant .

The long term prospects of the 48 year old man who underwent liver transplant are good.

Well, there are jokes about yeast infections, frostbite, liver transplants and cereal variety packs.

lung

No, she said, the damage had already been done and what was needed was a heart and lung transplant .

Doctors believe that Jensen is only the second person with Down syndrome to receive a heart and lung transplant .

A heart, liver or lung transplant can save the lives of those whose own organs have failed.

Some can benefit from lung transplants , but patients often die waiting for organs.

Kelly's only hope of survival was a heart and lung transplant .

Pulmonary hypertension was diagnosed and the patient referred for consideration of a lung transplant .

As his condition got worse, Richard's only chance of survival was a heart and lung transplant .

For two years Kelly's been waiting for a heart and lung transplant , the only cure for her condition.

marrow

A child of Svetlana had desperately needed a bone marrow transplant .

Growth hormones and bone marrow transplants have been tried with little gain, said Shapiro.

His only chance of survival was a bone marrow transplant .

He received two blood transfusions after a bone marrow transplant and wanted the name so he could sue the donor.

D' ya think the City Hospital would do bone marrow transplant ?

operation

Harefield Hospital has carried out 48 heart transplant operations .

Surgeons in Pittsburgh have given the four-year-old the all-clear to travel home following her pioneering liver-bowel transplant operation five months ago.

organ

The five year old had a multiple organ transplant two months ago.

These include outpatient chemotherapy, vaccines for influenza and hepatitis B and some immunosuppressant drugs for people with organ transplants .

Doctors have been given permission to implant five mechanical hearts in patients too ill to qualify for a live organ transplant .

■ VERB

need

A child of Svetlana had desperately needed a bone marrow transplant .

Or should it be raised only when a family member needs a transplant ?

We hope she won't need a bone-marrow transplant .

Mum Cheryl needs a heart-lung transplant but she has been waiting in vain for a donor since January.

The largest award was for a woman who developed cirrhosis and needed a liver transplant .

perform

This then chooses the most suitable hospital among those in its district that can perform a kidney transplant .

Sir Magdi has performed more heart transplants than anyone in the world.

In very severely affected cases of cystic fibrosis it's sometimes necessary to perform a heart-lung transplant .

receive

The treatment was first tested in patients who received transplants of bone marrow.

They have apparently prevented the graft-versus-host reaction from starting up in a number of patients who have received bone-marrow transplants .

Jensen is believed to be the first seriously retarded person to receive a major transplant in the United States.

Two of these patients died and one survived after receiving an emergency liver transplant allograft.

undergo

Six patients who underwent eight transplants died.

When he was 18 months old he underwent a kidney transplant .

Five of these patients who underwent seven transplants died.

The long term prospects of the 48 year old man who underwent liver transplant are good.

Two of three patients referred died without transplantation: one underwent transplant and survived.

He did not therefore undergo transplant .

Laura underwent a liver-bowel transplant at Pittsburgh Children's Hospital five months ago.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a liver transplant

a New York transplant to California

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Bombeck began dialysis at her home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, while waiting for a transplant .

For 17 years, 52-year-old Anthony waited in vain for a kidney transplant .

Kelly's only hope of survival was a heart and lung transplant .

She developed progressive liver failure and required a liver transplant .

The stakes with a child under the age of eight are high for a corneal transplant , Song explains.

The treatment was first tested in patients who received transplants of bone marrow.

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