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Creating a fistula in the arm is vital before starting hemodialysis, yet half of fistulas fail to mature so that they are usable for dialysis.
The Comprehensive Transplant Institute is a product of the culture of excellence that permeates transplantation at UAB, promoting state-of-the-art care and research across all organ systems.
In 2014, Berwager volunteered to donate one of her kidneys to a friend who was suffering from lupus, and who had kidney failure.
Here is a guide to finding your passion, no matter what field, from UAB transplant surgeon Jayme Locke, M.D.
High-tech medicine and human kindness combine in UAB’s ongoing kidney chain, a series of transplant surgeries that have given 101 people a new lease on life.
The Association for Clinical and Translational Science awarded its Distinguished Investigator Award for Translation into Public Benefit and Policy to kidney transplant surgeon, researcher.
Kidney transplant recipients used to have to come to UAB for their post-transplant appointments. But thanks to telehealth, they no longer have to travel long distances to see their doctors.
Megan Gagliardi is thankful to have a physical reminder of her heart transplant to reflect on each day. “I love my scar, and I love showing people what I’ve been through. It’s a huge part of me.”
After providing UAB's School of Medicine with HIV-positive deceased donor transplant protocols, UAB aims to return the favor to Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa by providing paired exchange transplant training
As national deceased donor transplants top 10,000, UAB and AOC credit increase to "hero" donors and broader organ acceptance criteria.

A TEDx Birmingham talk by Jayme Locke inspires an Alabamian to donate altruistically and save more lives.

Michael Cox is kidney transplant recipient No. 10,000. Tony Adams became the 10,001st recipient after his brother — and UAB employee — Daniel Adams became his donor.
Surgeon Mark Deierhoi has performed more than 2,200 kidney transplants in his career and trained hundreds of students who say his patience as a teacher has had a tremendous impact.
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