Dean Morton needs a kidney transplant, but he voices more concern for those who might not be able to get one.
“I’m one lucky guy,” 64 year old Don Holmes of Vadnais Heights said, as he navigated the halls of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Friday afternoon. Holmes was walking around carrying a gift he had received a couple days prior.
LAS CRUCES — The young woman’s kidneys have failed and she has been on the transplant list for about 18 months, a wait that could stretch years.
The Bay City girl said her new best friend is Brian Martindale, a Bay City business owner who stepped up to donate a kidney to Jessica.
Many people who suffer from chronic kidney disease progressively lose their kidney function over time and eventually develop a condition called end-stage renal disease – the complete failure of the kidneys – placing them in need of lifelong dialysis or…
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) Four people in China have been sentenced to jail for rounding up 10 kidney sellers and housing them in a rented house to wait for transplant surgeries.
A WOMAN who beat the odds to give birth following a kidney transplant has died suddenly.
The Oliver family Christmas was abruptly interrupted by a phone call on Dec. 19. An organ donor in Maine had passed away, the kidney was a match and Debbie Oliver would be getting it.
The Abdominal Organ Transplant Program of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has reached two important milestones – both the 200th pancreas transplant and the 2,500th kidney transplant were performed in December 2012.
Seventeen-year-old Haley Wilson has not let the need for a kidney transplant slow her down.