By Chris Lindsley
The University of Maryland Medical Center recently completed a four-way kidney exchange involving eight patients from four states.
Get a real sense for what this exchange was like from the participants involved, including several patients, UMMC’s director of kidney transplantation and its transplant coordinator.
3. Bob Loudermilk, a 74-year-old dialysis patient, goes from flying cadaver kidneys to hospitals to having a life-changing kidney donation. Read Bob’s story.
4. The mother of Sean Menard, who at 10 was the youngest participant in the kidney exchange, shares her and Sean’s story.
6. Transplant coordinator Debbie Iacovino talks about the work involved in putting the kidney exchange together.