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Mayor Ardell Brede to Proclaim April 11 ‘Donate Life Day’ in Rochester

Wear blue and green, attend flag raising ceremony to commemorate ROCHESTER, Minn. — Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede will proclaim Friday, April 11, “Donate Life Day” in Rochester at a ceremony at the Gift of Life Transplant House (north house) starting at 4 p.m. that day. A 3-by-5-foot Donate Life flag [...]

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Medical Experts for Media - Transplantation

Francisco Arabia, M.D. Thomas Gonwa, M.D. Denise Harnois, D.O. David Mulligan, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Francisco Arabia, M.D., a heart transplant surgeon and expert in heart failure surgery, mechanical circulatory support, ventricular support devices and total artificial heart Author of more than 45 scientific articles Has performed over 85 heart transplants since [...]

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“Good Samaritan” Kidney Donor and Expert Discuss Trend in Kidney Donation

Media Expert Alert: Altruistic Kidney Donor and Mayo Clinic Expert Available for Interviews Patients waiting for a lifesaving transplant rely heavily on the public to make the choice to become organ donors. The shortage of deceased donor organs has reached a crisis, with almost 120,000 people in need of a [...]

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Transplant Advances Organ transplantation has come a long way in the past decades. Take heart transplants for example. It used to be that only people under age 50 could get them, and they were fairly risky. Now people in their '70s are having transplants, and transplant patients of all ages are [...]

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Living-Donor Kidney Transplantation At any given time, up to 60,000 people are waiting for kidney transplants. But unfortunately, there are not enough donor organs to meet that demand. That's where living-donor kidney transplantation can make a big difference. More on what it means to be a living donor from a couple who [...]

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Cost for Organ Donation

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Scott Nyberg sets the record straight regarding whether or not you would be charged for donating your organs for transplant. To listen, click the link below. Cost For Donation

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Organ Donation Optimization

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Darrin Willingham discusses organ donation. To listen, click the link below. Organ donation Optimization

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Multiple Transplant

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Darrin Willingham about organ donation and transplantation. To listen, click the link below. Multiple Transplant

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