New Procedure Could Dramatically Increase Number Of Kidney TransplantsDoctors have developed an approach to get rid of harmful antibodies by filtering them out of the blood.
Determined Paramedics Push Through Blizzard For Kidney Transplant Recipient"It was like a miracle, it really was," Melanie Chirichella, a kidney transplant recipient, told CBS2.
LI Medics Fight Snow, Blizzard To Help Woman Get Kidney TransplantMelanie Chirichella waited a year and a half for a kidney transplant. When the call finally came in that there was a perfect match, a blizzard was raging up and down the East Coast.
NJ Man To Donate Kidney To Woman He Found Through Craigslist AdGlenn Calderbank's late wife waited on the donor list for two years before receiving a kidney and pancreas from a cadaver, but her body rejected the organs.
Vietnam War Vet Gives Kidney To Lifelong Friend, Army BrotherAfter serving together in the Vietnam War, veteran John Middaugh is helping his army brother Henry "Bill" Weaver fight a battle that will bond them together forever.
L.I. Man Issues Emergency Plea For Living Kidney DonorMatthew Botchler, 37, of Selden has been plagued by illness since birth and now his kidneys are in rapid failure. He is on a seven to nine year waiting list for a kidney transplant, but his condition is so severe that he knows he won't make it.
Coney Island Woman In Need Of Life-Saving Kidney TransplantMichele London, 62, is fighting kidney disease and is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant.
Couple Sues North Shore University Hospital Over Contaminated KidneyIt was to be the gift of life from a loving wife to her husband -- a kidney transplant that would give the father of three new health.
Rep. Israel: Feds To Let Filipino Woman Into U.S. To Donate Kidney To L.I. WomanThe U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has granted humanitarian parole to Caroline Dela Cruz of the Philippines who will donate a kidney to her friend, 75-year-old Esther Slubski of Old Bethpage.
L.I. Congressman Urges Feds To Allow Potential Kidney Donor Into U.S.Congressman Steve Israel is calling on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to grant humanitarian parole to Caroline Dela Cruz of the Philippines who has offered to donate a kidney to her friend, 75-year-old Esther Slubski of Old Bethpage.
Women Credit Faith With Linking Them For Kidney TransplantA woman suffering from an incurable kidney disease had her prayers for a transplant answered by a fellow member of her New Jersey church.
Successful Organ Transplants Make Father's Day Happy For New York PatientsThe kidney was successfully transplanted June 3 at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, just in time for the family to celebrate Father's Day.