Strangers Give Kidneys for Inspiring 14-Person Swap

Strangers Give Kidneys for Inspiring 14-Person Swap

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surgeon-african-american.jpg The African-American surgeon, who is head of the kidney transplant program at Georgetown hospital, discovered a way to provide 2000 to 3000 more organs to suffering patients every year.

Dr. Keith Melancon, while at Johns Hopkins pioneered the idea of the Domino Transplant.

He recently supervised a kidney donation chain requiring 14 surgeries on 14 people over four days — with inspiring results.

Hear how strangers — and one special surgeon — made the ultimate difference to African Americans kept alive by dialysis machines.

Watch the video below, or at MSNBC

 

 

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