Thanks and Giving: A Transplant Story
Kansas pastor Mike Bronson knew for years that a kidney transplant might
be necessary. In 2009, it became a reality. His doctors said he was in
end stage renal disease and needed a transplant.
Celebration Marks 100th Heart Transplant Performed
The Nebraska Medical Center and UNMC celebrated a significant milestone
June 2, by pulling together patients, physicians and medical staff to
mark the 100th heart transplant performed since the program was
re-established in 2005.
Heart Transplant Recipient Inspired to Volunteer
When you see Eulish Moore walking the halls of the Cardiac Progressive
Care Unit on the 7th floor of Clarkson Tower, it is hard to believe
that little more than a year ago, he had accepted that he was dying.
Record Number of Transplant Patients and Families Gather to “Celebrate Life”
Laurie Chiasson again headed for Omaha from her home in Louisiana. This
time, it was for a much different reason than when she first came here
seven years ago. The 2011 trip was for The Nebraska Medical Center’s
annual transplant reunion. Seven years ago, the trip to Omaha was
because her son needed a liver transplant.
Father of Transplant Patient Also Gets New Heart
Bruce Prenosil's word for 2009 is "Believe." A "believe" sign sits on his fireplace mantel. And wherever he goes, the word just seems to jump out at him. A bag appeared on his doorstep this month with the word "believe" printed on it. And while recently stuck in traffic, the license plate in front of him read, "BLV 2 RCV" (Believe to Receive).
Transplant Reunion Celebrates Second Chances
Several hundred transplant recipients from across the nation will gather in Omaha to celebrate their second chance at life at The Nebraska Medical Center's 2009 Transplant Reunion. The reunion will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center.