When Geri Whalen was told by doctors that she needed a kidney transplant, she didn’t have to look too far for a donor.
DES MOINES — A Mason City man was one of the donors in a chain of five kidney transplants in three days at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines last week.
The constant worry is gone.
DES MOINES (KTLA) – A remarkable chain of events at an Iowa hospital has given a new lease on life to five transplant recipients. The chain began when one man, who was unable to donate a kidney to his wife, …
Doctors told relatives of McKenzie Croft-Haworth, who suffers from polycystic kidney disorder, that the chances of finding a suitable kidney donor were practically zero.
After undergoing several hours of surgery, 10 year-old Jessica Schwerin of Bay City is doing well according to her doctor, said Amy Tacey, a friend of the family.
A 10-year-old Bay City girl is at Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor to undergo a kidney transplant, a life-saving operation all thanks to a neighbor.
Weill Cornell Medical Center on the Upper East Side hosted a party for kidney transplant recipients.
Longview, Texas, Jan. 10, 2013 – Mitch Simpson, of Tatum, is awaiting a lifesaving kidney transplant, but the costs are overwhelming. Family and friends are holding a fish fry and barbecue dinner to help offset the expenses.
The fourth grader was excited to get started on her trip Thursday, Jan. 10, to Ann Arbor, where she will undergo kidney transplant surgery at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.