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November 17, 2015

The Gift of Life Strengthens Sisters’ Bond

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Lori McMillan Depauw and her sister, Mary McMillan Rivera, see themselves as “complete opposites,” Lori tells WTVO-TV in Rockford, Illinois. But as of last month, they have a little more in common: Lori has one of Mary’s kidneys. According to the station, the two sisters enjoy a “smile over the fact that it was Mary who […]

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Tags: Dr Timucin Taner, Dr. Mikel Prieto, Kidney transplant


June 30, 2015

Celebrating a Special Transplantaversary

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What kind of anniversary does a 2-year-old have to celebrate? If you’re Addie Sylvester, you have a transplantaversary. (Yup, that’s a thing.) And Addie recently celebrated hers with the Mayo Clinic transplant team and donor (also known as Mom) that made it all possible. It was a milestone the Sylvesters weren’t always sure they’d reach.

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Tags: Dr. Mikel Prieto, Kidney transplant


June 30, 2015

Reluctant Tourists Offer Their Reviews of a Medical Destination

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Those of us who call Rochester, Minnesota, home like to joke about its landmark corn-cob water tower and say we’d like to leave in the winter, but our cars won’t start. But it’s no secret that the city is known more as a medical destination than a place to find frozen vegetables. And it’s hard […]

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Tags: Destination Medical Center, Dr. Mikel Prieto


September 16, 2014

Diners, Drive-Ins and Little Boo …

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Little Boo has been accumulating fans since he came to Mayo Clinic in 2013. And last week, he went a little Hollywood. Robert Maddox, affectionately known as Little Boo, came to Rochester after spending nearly 500 days, and two birthdays, in a New Orleans hospital battling the H1N1 virus. Some of his organs had shut down, but […]

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Tags: Dr. Mikel Prieto, Kidney transplant, Robert Maddox


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