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Kidney Transplant

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2013: Year Of The Duck

New Year’s Day has ushered in 2014, but there’s still time for a final ode to the year that was. Here’s a look back at the year of the duck, and a lot more!

01/01/2014

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Kidney Transplant Recipient Says Donor Will Always Be Part Of Her Family

From Zumba class in February to surgery in November, we’ve followed a North Hills woman in need of a kidney transplant. The native of Argentina is now back at home with her family.

12/31/2013

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Local Kidney Transplant Recipient And Donor Both Doing Fine After Surgery

A woman’s desperate search for a kidney donor came from a man she never met. After the surgeries, both are doing fine.

10/30/2013

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Fayette Co. Man To Get New Kidney From Son

When Larry Keefer of Bullskin Township, Fayette County, learned that he needed a kidney transplant, he wasn’t sure how long the wait would be.

10/29/2013

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Stranger Comes To Aid Of Local Woman In Need Of Kidney Transplant

Jacquie Uhler placed an ad hoping for a miracle. And that’s exactly what she got.

10/23/2013

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Kidney Donation Flyer Prompts Outpouring Of Support For Local Woman

It’s a long way from Mendoza, Argentina, to a Zumba fitness class at Baierl Family YMCA in Franklin Park. But Jacquie Uhler wasn’t dancing when she arrived in Pittsburgh in 1985.

02/21/2013

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Wife Gives Ailing Husband Life-Saving Valentine’s Gift

An Ebensburg man is in need desperate of a kidney transplant. He has polycystic kidney disease and doctors had not found a donor, until now.

02/14/2013

Transplant Surgery Fundraiser

A local woman in need of a kidney transplant will soon undergo the life-saving surgery – thanks to the selflessness of her sister.

01/10/2013

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Local Sisters Organize Fundraiser To Help Pay For Transplant Surgery

Sharing, that’s what sisterhood is all about. But the lifelong bond that local sisters share will literally save a life.

01/10/2013

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Family: Care At Children’s Hospital Is Unmatched

Courtney Hall, 21, loves Facebook and animals — especially dogs.

12/13/2012

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Dentist Office Manager Donates Kidney To 14-Year-Old Patient

Who would think a kidney would come from a dentist’s office? But that’s exactly what happened for 14-year-old Gabrielle Evans.

12/30/2011

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Couple Sues UPMC Over Kidney Transplant

A couple filed a medical malpractice lawsuit Tuesday against UPMC over an alleged botched kidney transplant.

09/20/2011

Troy Johnson, of Latrobe, received a kidney as part of the chain. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

UPMC Participates In Kidney Transplant Chain

About a year ago, Allegheny General Hospital was part of a large kidney chain, involving 12 transplants and 24 patients. Now, UPMC has surpassed that with an even bigger organ exchange involving 16 transplants, 32 surgeries, 12 medical centers and 10 states.

03/04/2011

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Woman Receives Gift Of Life From Stranger

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A special barbecue picnic was shipped from Georgia to the home state of Pamela Locke. She’s shared the feast with new friends as she awaits a living donor kidney transplant. She has […]

KDKA-TV–12/20/2010