An Oakfield teacher and student meet for first time two days after a kidney transplant.
Less than an hour before being rolled into surgery, an Oakfield teacher talks about her decision to donate a kidney to an 8-year-old girl.
A little girl in Wisconsin is recovering after receiving a life-saving organ donation from her teacher earlier this week.
The teacher who donated her kidney to an 8-year-old was able to see her on Friday at Children's Hospital.
Jodi Schmidt and Natasha Fuller saw each other Friday for the first time since their operation on Tuesday.
Eight-year-old Natasha Tasha Fuller is recovering well after receiving a lifesaving organ transplant earlier this week - amazingly the donor was her teacher.
A joyful reunion takes place at Children's Hospital.
Judging by her beaming smile, the transplant was a smashing success.
Investigators have uncovered a “weekend effect” contributing to the worsening availability of donor kidneys in the United States. They found that kidneys that would normally be made available for transplantation were less likely to be procured from donors over the weekend (89.5% on the weekend vs. 90.2% during the week). Further, organs procured during the weekend were more than 20% more likely to be discarded than kidneys procured on other days, although the discarded kidneys were of higher quality on average than those discarded during the week, according to a new report.
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Linda Lint hopes a kidney transplant would give her more freedom to be a grandma.
Alport Syndrome causes scar tissue to build up in the kidneys. In its most common form, 50% of sufferers will need dialysis or a transplant by age 25.
Donna Ferris, from Lancashire, spent three years on dialysis after visiting her GP with back ache and discovering had kidney failure before her husband Karl was found to be a match.