Items Tagged ‘kidney chain transplant’

December 2, 2009

Dinsdales leave Mayo after successful kidney transplants

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Andrew Dinsdale and his father, Tom, have left the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., after Andrew successfully donated a kidney and Tom received one Nov. 24 in the largest simultaneous kidney transplant Mayo Clinic has ever performed…   “Everyone is doing great, and all of the donors have left the hospital, and they’re all doing […]

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November 25, 2009

A conga line of kidney donors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota Today

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Dr. Mikel Prieto says… “four near-simultaneous kidney transplants are being accomplished and it all started with one donor.” “Those people cannot give kidneys to eachother, but they can swap them and this is basically a fourway swap.”   CBS Radio – News On The Hour, 11/25/09

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November 25, 2009

Ames man part of donation chain

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Chain kidney donation largest in Mayo Clinic history, Tom Dinsdale should have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.     The 72-year-old Mid-Iowan’s kidneys failed in April while undergoing a skin-graft procedure for burns on his arms, but his son, Andrew, 23, donated a kidney through an innovative process called a chain donation, […]

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