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Swedish doctors transplant wombs into 9 women

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nine women in Sweden have successfully received transplanted wombs donated from relatives in an experimental procedure that has raised some ethical concerns. The women will soon try to become pregnant with their new wombs, the doct…continue reading on

New lease on life: Curtis Schmidt has improved outlook following kidney transplant

August 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

SLAYTON — Today marks 70 days for Curtis Schmidt’s new kidney.
On Friday, June 7, Curtis and his wife, Darlene, got the call they’d long been waiting for — a kidney was available if Curtis wanted it. The next day, he received an organ transp…continue reading on

Sanford transplant programs nationally recognized for quality outcomes

October 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. The Sanford Health transplant programs in Fargo, N.D., and Sioux Falls have earned recognition from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for quality performance in transplant care. Continue Reading

Avera says it has performed 1,000 transplants

September 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Avera McKennan Hospital says it has performed its 1,000th bone marrow, kidney or pancreas transplant at the Sioux Falls center.
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Philanthropy now comes with a price

July 31, 2012 in The Osakis Review

Rad Royer, 58, gave the extraordinary gift of a kidney to his daughter, Erika, when her lupus led to kidney failure.
The reward for this act of grace: No health insurance. Continue Reading

Park Rapids man donates kidney

December 10, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Atonement for past transgressions can take many forms.
For Park Rapids resident Paul Schultz, it was life saving. Continue Reading

Transplant gives Fargo native, UND med student new outlook on being a doctor

May 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Andresa Carlson didn’t want to say it out loud, even though she knew what was wrong. If she said it out loud, then it would be real. The Fargo South High graduate and Concordia College alum needed a heart transplant, and soon. Continue Reading

Dickinson resident to donate marrow

April 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson resident Mandie Disspain, 22, will be traveling more than 500 miles at the end of April to save the life of someone she has never met.
Disspain is on a national donor registry and her bone marrow came up as a match for a 17-year-old girl who is in great need for a transplant. Continue Reading

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Transplant gives second chance

October 22, 2010 in INFORUM

At times in recent months, it seemed the public health nurse known among patients as Jolly Holly had disappeared with her old, ravaged lungs. Continue Reading

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