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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 [...]
The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) is a key resource for transplant patients and their caregivers. SRTR’s mission is to provide advanced statistical analyses on solid organ allocation and transplantation. The organization delivers on that mission by producing three key reports: an annual report, organ procurement organization-specific reports, and [...]
Many transplant centers in the United States are capable of providing transplant surgery and aftercare. Why would you choose Mayo Clinic for your transplant? The primary value of Mayo Clinic is “the needs of the patients come first”, and we feel this is the primary reason so many patients choose [...]
Have you heard? Mayo Clinic has a radio show and the podcasts are available for you to stream anywhere. With thousands of experts from Mayo Clinic campuses in Minnesota, Florida, Arizona and the Mayo Clinic Health System, “Mayo Clinic Radio” reaches listeners with an easy-to-understand, friendly approach. High interest topics [...]
Today almost 114,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant and over 94,000 of those are waiting for a kidney. Increasing the number of possible living donors and finding innovative ways to get more people transplanted are two of the best ways to reduce this waiting list. Paired donation kidney [...]