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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

This week's program is a rebroadcast from Donate Life Month, focusing on the importance of registering as organ, eye and tissue donors. Tune in this Saturday, July 5, at 9 a.m. CT, as we discuss organ donation with good samaritan kidney donor Philip Fischer, M.D., and director of the Mayo Clinic kidney transplant program Mikel Prieto, M.D. There is so much to [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: Good Samaritan Donor

Miss the show? Here is the podcast! Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 7-05-2014 This week's program is a rebroadcast from Donate Life Month, focusing on the importance of registering as organ, eye and tissue donors. Tune in this Saturday, July 5, at 9 a.m. CT, as we discuss organ donation with good samaritan kidney donor Philip Fischer, [...]

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"He's the Bravest Kid I've Ever Seen" - Boo's Kidney Transplant

This little boy you’re about to meet was hit so hard with influenza it damaged his lungs to the point he was put on life support. The ordeal ended up severely damaging his kidneys and doctors feared he was too sick for a transplant. Then he went to Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Tuesday Q & A: Living donor kidney donation starts with thorough medical evaluation

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the process for evaluating whether or not I am a good candidate to donate one of my kidneys? How long is recovery for the donor? ANSWER: The first step is to contact the transplant center where the donation would take place. They will perform a [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  April is Donate Life Month, which focuses attention on the importance of registering as organ, eye and tissue donors. Tune in Saturday, April 19, at 9 a.m. CT as we discuss organ donation with Good Samaritan kidney donor Philip Fischer, M.D., and director of the Mayo Clinic kidney transplant program Mikel Prieto, M.D. There is [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: Good Samaritan Kidney Donor

April is Donate Life Month, which focuses attention on the importance of registering as organ, eye and tissue donors. Tune in Saturday, April 19, at 9 a.m. CT as we discuss organ donation with Good Samaritan kidney donor Philip Fischer, M.D., and director of the Mayo Clinic kidney transplant program [...]

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Transplanting Sibling Love - Sister Gives Kidney to Her Little Brother (pkg)

For his entire life, radio host James Rabe has known that one day he’d need a new kidney. A disease called Alport Syndrome slowly caused his kidneys to fail. As his condition advanced, the search for a new organ began. His big sister stepped up and gave part of herself [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Growing Organs From Patient's Own Stem Cells (pkg)

Organ transplantation has seen tremendous improvements over the years.  For example, kidney transplants are very successful operations today...but unless a patient gets an organ from an identical twin, he or she has to take medication to suppress the immune system to stop the body from rejecting the kidney. So, Mayo Clinic scientists are studying how to grow [...]

Created by Dana Sparks