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@rosemarya

@joko, I saw this and I am inspired to keep on keeping on! When I was at my appointment several years ago, I dared to ask about life expectancy. The attending doctor at that visit, Dr Thomas Schwab, simply replied that Mayo has patients living 40 years with a kidney transplant. I wonder if this patient was one that he was thinking of.

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My surgeon answered a similar question about longevity with a smile and said: "Joe, you're going to get hit by a bus in the Loop before your kidney rejects. My first transplant at the U of San Francisco CA has had his kidney for years and is married with two children." Then he pointed to the photograph up on the wall of his first transplant. You never really know, but humor is the best answer.