It was a big day for two Salvation Army employees. Kate Esker and Mike Riemer both underwent surgery at Allegheny General Hospital on Tuesday, and are recovering well. Esker donated a kidney to Riemer.
Chris and Ma’ake Kemoeatu are no strangers to winning tough battles.
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!
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.
A woman’s desperate search for a kidney donor came from a man she never met. After the surgeries, both are doing fine.
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.
Jacquie Uhler placed an ad hoping for a miracle. And that’s exactly what she got.
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.
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.
A local woman in need of a kidney transplant will soon undergo the life-saving surgery – thanks to the selflessness of her sister.
Sharing, that’s what sisterhood is all about. But the lifelong bond that local sisters share will literally save a life.
Courtney Hall, 21, loves Facebook and animals — especially dogs.
Who would think a kidney would come from a dentist’s office? But that’s exactly what happened for 14-year-old Gabrielle Evans.
A couple filed a medical malpractice lawsuit Tuesday against UPMC over an alleged botched kidney transplant.
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.