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Bronzeville woman drops 100lbs for organ donation, inspires others
A Bronzeville woman in need of a kidney transplant who lost more than 100 pounds is spreading the word about physical fitness and organ donation during National Donate Life Month.
Donald Jones turns to baseball after kidney transplant
Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Donald Jones was forced to retire from the NFL last August after discovering he had a kidney disease that made it impossible to continue playing football. Now just four months after a kidney transplant, Jones is trying to make his way back onto the field in a different sport. According…
Need a kidney transplant? Legacy Health's new alliance means wait time may drop
Legacy Transplant Services announced Thursday it is joining the National Kidney Registry, the nation's largest living kidney exchange program. The move is expected to decrease wait times for those awaiting kidney donations from patients who have died and increase chances of receiving a kidney from a living donor.
CPMC Liver, Kidney Transplant Programs Earn Recognition from SRTR
CPMC liver, kidney transplant programs earn recognition from transplant registry Sutter Health affiliate transplant team’s risk-adjusted survival rate is nation’s best. (PRWeb April 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11770615.htm
North Brunswick woman issues public plea for donor
By KATHY CHANG Staff Writer NORTH BRUNSWICK — Asja Joseph is asking for the public’s help in securing a much-needed kidney transplant. read more
Three-way kidney transplant swap involves two local brothers
A pair of Lehigh Valley brothers are happy and healthy after taking part in the Lehigh Valley Health Network's very first three-way transplant swap. The duo shared its incredible story as part of a transplant symposium at the hospital Friday afternoon. At age 46, Jeff Peplow started showing signs of kidney failure. The Allentown man soon learned he needed a kidney transplant. Little did he know ...
Family seeking the miracle of a living donor
For most families, the need for a liver or kidney transplant never comes. For the Petrosky family, that need has come three times. Lori Petrosky, ...
Kidney transplant boy becomes real lifesaver
A CARMARTHEN schoolboy, who received a lifesaving transplant when he was just 13, has set about organising his own sponsored event after the annual Kidney Walk was cancelled in the town.
Henry Ford Hospital cited: World's first surgical innovators for patient safety standards
( Henry Ford Health System ) An innovative kidney transplant technique developed by Henry Ford Hospital is credited as the first in the world to use a new set of patient safety standards coordinated by the University of Oxford in England.The standards are being assembled and offered as a framework for developing, performing and reporting surgical innovations that, unlike new medical treatments ...
“Bestowed a bright shining light”: Appleby jewellers’ son saved by donor
Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.