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Delta Flight Attendant Receives Kidney from Complete Stranger

By Patrick Clarke

A Delta Air Lines flight attendant is planning to return to the sky this spring thanks to the selflessness of a complete stranger. 258 more words

'A Risk Index for Living Donor Kidney Transplantation' in Top 10 of 2016 via AST, ASTS, and AJT

Congratulations to ERGOT’s Dr. Allan Massie, whose article A Risk Index for Living Donor Kidney Transplantation was named one of the Top 10 Accessed Articles in 2016 by AST, ASTS, and AJT!


The Reality of Recovery

So it’s been 16 days since surgery and both Katherine and I are doing great!  I received another call from the transplant department, and I mentioned that this has been such a positive experience.   1,310 more words

Living Kidney Donor


I was surprised at how strong my emotional response was when I left the hospital.  As the guy wheeled me down the hall, I remembered being wheeled up in a bed shortly after surgery.   506 more words

Living Kidney Donor

The Time has Come

As we approach the end of 2016, I reflect on the last year and the incredible journey I have been on. It has been a bitter sweet year. 801 more words


Merry Christmas

So today is Christmas and this year, I am thinking much differently than in past years.  Christmas is a time for giving – what a wonderful time of year to offer the great gift of LIFE to someone by donating a kidney!  508 more words

Living Kidney Donor

Becoming Selfless in Solitary

I think one of the things I’ve appreciated most and struggled with the most is the sense of being alone in this decision to be a living donor.   323 more words

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