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June 4, 2019

‘Wow, another one!’ Team Performs Six Transplants in Six Days

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Mayo Clinic’s cardiothoracic team in Rochester was happy to take on the challenge of an unusually busy week last month, performing six transplants in six days.

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Tags: cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Chaim Leker Locker, Dr. John Stulak, Dr. Richard Daly, Dr. Vishal Khullar, Mike Timmons, Paul Henke, transplantation, ventricular assist device

November 11, 2014

Transplant House Reflects Founder’s Neighborly Ways

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Every patient has a story. The places where patients gather have their stories, too. One of those places – one where transplant patients can spend a fair bit of time while in Rochester – was highlighted, of all places, in a recent edition of RealtorMag. It likely would come as no surprise to guests that […]

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Tags: Edward Pompeian, Transplant Center, Transplant House, transplantation

May 1, 2014

Celebrating a different kind of birthday

By Mystery User

In April, Sally Jacobson of Grand Forks, N.D., celebrated a very special birthday … for her liver. The Grand Forks Herald reports that Jacobson’s liver turned 90 on April 23, even though she herself is only 69. It was an interesting take on a birthday that wouldn’t have been possible had Jacobson not received a life-saving […]

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Tags: Altru Health System, chronic autoimmune hepatitis disease, cirrhosis, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic Care Network, sudden infant death syndrome, transplantation

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