• Surgical Robot Helps Transplant Kidney From Woman To Her Mother

    (WBZ) — Gloucester grandmother Nettie Williams helped get her grandchildren ready to go out for dinner Thursday night, to celebrate her 54th birthday. “You just wouldn’t think that I’ve just had a kidney transplant,” she said with a big smile. She did, though, ending two years of kidney failure and dialysis caused by diabetes – with […]

  • Doctors perform world’s first kidney transplant using single-incision robot

    Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic have performed the world’s first kidney transplant using a single-port robot, according to a release from the Cleveland Clinic. The single-port kidney transplant enables all surgical instruments and the donor kidney to be placed through one small abdominal incision. Dr. Jihad Kaouk and his team were the first hospital in […]

  • Daughter Donates Kidney to Give Mother New Life

    When Tina Quizon’s nightly call back home to her parents went unanswered one day, she knew something was wrong. Her mother, Juliet Quizon, had failing kidneys for over a decade, something she kept hidden from her daughters because she didn’t even want them to consider donating a kidney to her. “What if one of them […]

  • Special Day for Deputy Hero, Love Dodgers

    Palm Desert, CA KMIR invited Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Alicia Lopez  for a studio tour on Friday, to show her how special she is to so many for her selfless gift. It would be a morning full of surprises. When Deputy Lopez walked in she had no idea her former co-worker Angelina Castleberry.  They were co-workers […]

  • UPDATE: Deputy Hero Gets Good News

    Loma Linda, CA Angelina Castleberry, a former Riverside County Sheriff’s deputy has a lot to be thankful for these days. Her first stop after her three-year-old son Matthew’s successful kidney transplant was to visit the hero donor at her bedside who saved her son’s life and give her the good news.  "His kidney is working,"  whispers Castleberry […]

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