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March 3, 2020

Living Donor Kidney Donations Connect Three Women

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Abby Rossow was just 21 when she learned she would need a kidney transplant. A friend was willing to donate but wasn’t a perfect match for Abby, so the two were placed on Mayo’s paired donation list.

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Tags: dialysis, Dr. Andrew Bentall, Kidney transplant, Living Donor Transplant, Paired Kidney Donation Program

October 2, 2018

Paired Kidney Exchange Gives Mayo Staffer New Appreciation for Her Work

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Surgical assistant Linda Altermatt was used to being in the operating room, but being the patient was another experience entirely. It’s an experience she says will guide her work in the future.

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Tags: Dr. Julie Heimbach, Dr. Mikel Prieto, kidney disease, Kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, Paired Kidney Donation Program

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