Transplant

Exclusive: Meet Joey, who was born without legs and abandoned by his family in Romania. The Doctors give him a life-changing surprise. Then, hear the story of 9-year-old Brianna, who must sleep under a blue light every night to stay alive.

The department of nanotechnology and regenerative medicine at University College London often is called the human body parts store. The team uses stem cells and synthetic materials to grow replacement organs and body parts.

Organ transplants are often necessary to save lives, but did you know that sometimes the only organs available may be diseased? The Doctors discuss the safety protocols for organ transplantation.

Hear from a woman who needed an emergent liver transplant, due to life-threatening complications during pregnancy. The only liver available was sub-optimal, but without it, she would have died. See how she is doing today.

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Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears explains how a liver transplant could provide a cure for Crigler-Najjar syndrome, a rare liver disorder.

Exclusive: Watch the story of Joey, who was born without legs and abandoned by his family in Romania. The Doctors give him a life-changing surprise. Then, the story of 9-year-old Brianna, who must sleep under a blue light every night to stay alive.