Living Donation: Kelly and Netfa
March 19, 2012
RMTI kidney and pancreas transplant recipient Kelly Belgrave and her lifelong friend, now fiancée Netfa Rickets tell the story of how Netfa became a living donor and donated one of his kidneys to Kelly, when her kidneys began to fail due to diabetes.
Short Bowel Syndrome
February 29, 2012
Dr. Lauren Schwartz, a gastroenterologist and intestinal rehabilitation and transplant specialist, discusses a rare condition known as short bowel syndrome that affects about 40,000 Americans.
A Life-Saving Transplant: Baby Ariz
March 29, 2012
Dr. Sander Florman talks about the life-saving liver transplant he and a team of specialists at Mount Sinai performed on Ariz Gadat when Ariz was less than a month old and weighed only seven pounds.
A Very Rare Transplant Saves Baby Anthony
March 30, 2012
RMTI surgeons tell the story of the very rare, high-risk type of liver transplant they successfully performed on Anthony Gallagher when he was eight months-old that saved his life.
Mom Gives Baby Daughter the Gift of Life
April 2, 2012
Jennilynne Barters, who donated a piece of her liver to her seven month-old daughter Ellieanna, talks with members of RMTI’s pediatric liver transplant team about the ‘split-liver’ transplant that saved her daughter’s life.