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Trending Transplant Stories

By Barbara B Transplant Service Marketing, @brotenbarbara

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. Patient Stories

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.

Read more: https://intheloop.mayoclinic.org/2019/08/13/skip-sturtz-is-a-cheerful-giver-donating-a-kidney-to-a-stranger/

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.

Read more: https://intheloop.mayoclinic.org/2019/06/25/son-wins-fathers-day-with-life-saving-gift/

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.

Read more: https://intheloop.mayoclinic.org/2019/06/06/desperate-no-more-jimmy-farhats-pleas-for-kidney-end-at-mayo-clinic/

‘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.

Read more: https://intheloop.mayoclinic.org/2019/06/04/wow-another-one-team-performs-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.

Read more: https://intheloop.mayoclinic.org/2019/05/09/special-delivery-florida-emt-helps-transport-new-heart-for-uncle/

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