• By Dennis Douda

Mayo Clinic Minute: The Long Wait for a Transplant

April 27, 2016

transplant patient Randy with hospital care nursesRandy Marlow knew he may have to be patient when he was added to the organ transplant waiting list. A shortage of donor organs is the reason more than 120,000 Americans are waiting for their second chance at life.

Randy's situation was particularly challenging, which meant much of his wait was spent in the hospital. Still, his Mayo Clinic team found creative ways to help the days pass. Dennis Douda reports.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:03) is in the downloads. Read the script.