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Heart Transplant Saves Last Surviving Brother

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ2oD_70mT4 April is National Donate Life Month. Nearly 125,000 Americans are currently on the national transplant waiting list. A heart transplant has spared a Michigan man from the fate that took the lives of all of his brothers. Ernie Balcueva inherited a condition that caused him to develop heart failure. It’s [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

P05 Heart Transplant Saves Last Surviving Brother PKG

P05 Heart Transplant Saves Last Surviving Brother PKG A heart transplant has spared a Michigan man from the fate that took the lives of all of his brothers. It’s been a long journey for Ernie Balcueva, but he has a bright future ahead once again.

Created by Andy Shilts

April 17 is ‘Donate Life Day’ in Rochester

April 17 is ‘Donate Life Day’ in Rochester

Wear blue and green, attend ‘Walk of Remembrance’ and flag ceremony to commemorate ROCHESTER, Minn. — Friday, April 17, is “Donate Life Day” in Rochester, an annual recognition to raise awareness about organ donation. LifeSource, Gift of Life Transplant House and Mayo Clinic Transplant Center are hosting a “Walk of [...]

Created by Ginger Plumbo

Free Webinar for Donors and Patients on Living-donor Kidney Transplants

Free Webinar for Donors and Patients on Living-donor Kidney Transplants

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Prospective kidney transplant patients, families of adult and pediatric transplant candidates, and potential living kidney donors are invited to attend a free, public webinar about living-donor kidney transplants hosted by Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic is a leader in kidney transplants, performing approximately 550 kidney transplants each year [...]

Created by Ginger Plumbo

Liver Transplants: Mayo Clinic Radio

In this Mayo Clinic Radio episode,  Julie Heimbach, M.D., and Charles Rosen, M.D., join us to talk about dramatic changes happening in the world of liver transplants. For instance, it wasn’t long ago that patients with hepatitis B, hepatitis C or a certain type of tumor would not have been eligible [...]

Created by Joel Streed

The Last Brother's Heart

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSo35TN_CU A Detroit area man has a very special appreciation for the value of organ donation. It helped him survive a medical condition that has decimated his immediate family. For the Mayo Clinic News Network, Dennis Douda has the story of the last brother and the efforts to help him [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

O32 The Last Brother’s Heart Extra Broll

O32 The Last Brother’s Heart Extra Broll

Created by Andy Shilts

O32 The Last Brother’s Heart PKG

O32 The Last Brother’s Heart PKG A Detroit area man has a very special appreciation for the value of organ donation. It helped him survive a medical condition that has decimated his immediate family.

Created by Andy Shilts

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