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I am one of the 20,000 transplants at Mayo Rochester! So grateful for the whole transplant team and all the staff! 9 years and still going strong.
My husband was liver transplant number 3013 at Mayo Rochester! 🙂
I'm am also one of the 20,000 from Mayo, Rochester I had my heart transplant nine years ago on January 20th of 2011 and am now nines out and still doing great
My combined liver and kidney transplant was the in 2009 at Mayo Rochester.
I have no idea what number I was, but must be fairly close to the 20000 number. Mine was Sept. 12, 2019. They seemed to have gotten pretty good at it with all the practice. 🙂
I was liver transplant number 199 in 1989. 30+ years ago at Mayo Rochester. Back then it was considered experimental.
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@seahorstmayo Congratulations on your transplant! And welcome to Mayo Connect! May I ask what you received, and how you are doing? Anything tips you would like to share with us?
@vjase, Welcome to Connect. I am honored to meet you, a pioneer in the world of transplantation. I bet you have seen and experienced many changes and advancements throughout your transplant life.
I would like to say thank you, for your part in being a patient and for blazing the trail for all of us who are able to follow in your footsteps.
vjase, What advice would you offer to a patient who is just beginning their own transplant journey?
@seahorstmayo and everyone – if you were transplanted prior to February 10, 2020, you WERE one of the 20,000!
First of all I would like to thank you for your kind words. Like many of my fellow transplant recipients I would like to say its normal to have many fears post transplant (tests, blood work, and trepidation from a random ache or pain). I would also say to try to enjoy the great gift that you received. Always appreciate all that your caregivers have done for you and try to understand what they they went through to help you along your journey.
@seahorstmayo, Congratulations on your recent transplant! I have to agree that Mayo is pretty good! 20,000 is a huge number of individuals.
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