Organ Transplant

Jen Lentini with the mother of Matthew Brannon. (Credit: YouTube)

Donor Heart Recipient Pleads For Others To Become Organ Donors

Every 18 hours someone in New York dies waiting for an organ transplant. Religious concerns, language barriers and the unappealing subject of mortality make our area last in the country for organ donation.

03/27/2015

Gudelia Bustamante is surrounded by family in her hospital room after undergoing a rare double organ transplant. (Credit CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Giving Thanks For The Gift Of Life

Many of us have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, and that includes a California woman who will be able to celebrate the holiday after receiving the gift of life twice.

11/27/2013

Generic Hospital Bed File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Patient Infected With AIDS Virus Through Kidney Transplant

The case is considered extremely rare, but some health officials noted that there is no strict policy for when live donors should be tested for the AIDS virus before a transplant.

03/17/2011