Trending Transplant Stories
With many lifesaving transplant stories happening around the world, we wanted to share with you some of the latest transplant stories happening here at Mayo Clinic.
Skip Sturtz is a Cheerful Giver, Donating a Kidney to a Stranger
Not long into his retirement, Skip Sturtz felt a stirring to do something life-changing for someone else. He reached out to Mayo Clinic and began the process of becoming an altruistic donor.
Son Wins Father’s Day With Life-Saving Gift
Robert Sanden's gift of a kidney from his son Ricky was a welcome surprise after more than a decade of living with polycystic kidney disease.
Desperate No More: Jimmy Farhat’s Pleas for Kidney End at Mayo Clinic
Jimmy Farhat has spent three years on the kidney transplant list, sharing his story with anyone who would listen. That wait will come to an end soon, thanks to an anonymous donor.
‘Wow, another one!’ Team Performs Six Transplants in Six Days
Mayo Clinic's cardiothoracic team in Rochester was happy to take on the challenge of an unusually busy week last month, performing six transplants in six days.
Special Delivery: Florida EMT Helps Transport New Heart for Uncle
Teddy Ross, an emergency medical technician, had just driven a heart by ambulance to Mayo Clinic when he realized that the heart was for his uncle, who was there awaiting a transplant.
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