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.