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Dotson patiently waits for lung donor

March 21, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

A year ago, Kevin Dotson was slaloming down a ski hill at Lutsen.
Now, with bags packed, he’s waiting for the phone to ring with news that a lung donor has been found. Continue Reading

Benefit for former Herald managing editor set for Saturday

January 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

An event to raise funds to benefit the family of former Herald Managing Editor Kevin Grinde, a recent liver transplant recipient, is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Jan. 21, his birthday, at the Knights of Columbus club in Grand Forks. Continue Reading

U.S. marrow donor program touting 50,000 transplants

November 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The program operates the Be The Match Registry, the Internet registry of potential donors of bone marrow and umbilical cord blood. The transplants help treat diseases, including leukemia and lymphoma.
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Study stirs debate over transplants for alcoholics

November 11, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Strong opponents say those who destroy their liver by drinking don’t deserve a new organ.
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UPDATE: Full face transplant performed in Boston

March 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UPDATED 2:47 P.M.A Texas construction worker badly disfigured in a power line accident two years ago has received the nation’s first full face transplant at a Boston hospital.

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Doctors test warm, beating hearts in transplant

December 5, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Despite advances in heart transplantation, the way hearts are moved around the United States and most places remains low-tech. Continue Reading

Spaniard with full face transplant appears in public

July 26, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A Spanish man who underwent the world’s first full face transplant appeared before TV cameras today for the first time since his surgery, thanking his doctors and the family of the donor. Continue Reading

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Donor sparks chain of kidney transplants

July 22, 2010 in INFORUM

One person’s desire to save a stranger’s life sparked a chain of surgeries involving 10 individuals and five kidney transplants at regional hospitals in less than a week.
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Anonymous donor sparks chain of five kidney transplants in 6 days

July 22, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Updated: 7:30 p.m.
A series of 10 surgeries at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and two other hospitals has resulted in kidney transplants for five recipients. Continue Reading