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.
Meet the Mount Sinai Pediatric Liver Team
May 9, 2013
The Pediatric Liver Team of Mount Sinai’s Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute includes a special group of young patients and their compassionate doctors.
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.