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Methodist Health System in Dallas. (Credit: Jason Allen/KTVT)

Wrong Patient Receives Organ From Methodist Medical Center

The kidney and pancreas transplant program at Methodist Medical Center has been put on hold after a patient was given a kidney meant for someone else, a hospital spokeswoman confirmed.

07/05/2012

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First Living Liver Donation In A Decade At Baylor A Success

Dana Pack spent so many years feeling bad while dealing with debilitating, energy-draining abdominal pain, that she’d forgotten what it was like to feel good.

06/15/2012

Organ Donor

Organ Donation Focus Good For Local Nonprofit

It’s been a year and half and coping with her son’s death hasn’t gotten any easier for Myra Sinunu. When she talks about Brad her face immediately lights up.

05/01/2012

A view of a close up of a lung x-ray of a cigarette smoker. (credit: American Cancer Society via Getty Images)

North Texas Lung Transplant Patient Making History

Michael Young of Grand Prairie never set out to make medical history. The 59-year-old simply made it a point to take care of himself, follow his doctors’ orders and diligently adhere to his medication. In June, Young will become one of a small group of lung transplant patients who have survives 20 years past their surgery.

04/18/2012

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Father’s Day Especially Sweet For New Dad Awaiting Transplant

There was a time when Wendy Russell didn’t think she could have ANY babies let alone twins. Grace and Luke were born in the same minute, 12 days ago.

06/17/2011

A doctor 'scrubs up' before an operation. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

N. Texas Wife Gives Husband An ‘Anniversary’ Kidney

A North Texas wife is giving her husband a gift he desperately needs and will always treasure — she’s going under the knife to give him one of her kidneys.

CBSDFW.COM–04/21/2011

Lauren Huddleston

Organ Donor’s Family Meets Those Who Were Saved

Aaron Anderson was nervous and unsure of what to say Sunday. He was, in fact, meeting the family of a woman who saved his life after she lost her own.

04/17/2011