25 Johns Hopkins surgeons and staff worked for 14 hours to transplant a penis and scrotum to an Afghanistan war veteran maimed by an I.E.D.
"I believe she would be home recuperating now, if not for a broken transplant system..."
"Some hope to father children. I think that is a realistic goal."
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I recently sat down with Briana for an in-depth interview, a plan we masterfully crafted through Twitter. We Skyped, as Briana was still in the hospital with a weak immune system--one week prior, on March 17th, she had had her second bone marrow transplant.
My husband and I have a very special date approaching: our second "transplantiversary." I was lucky to be able to donate a kidney to him on July 20, 2012, about a month before I turned 40.
His saga began innocently enough two years ago when his parents, Kristina and Andrew, noticed a few red flags. Rylan was having a hard time keeping up with his baseball teammates. He didn't seem to be growing much, either.
The picture has collected hundreds of thousands of views, and many news outlets have taken notice. "Penny's photo should
One morning, two of my doctors had just finished evaluating me. They had left the room and routinely sat down at their computer stations to type their medical notes. I could easily hear their conversation. I heard one doctor say to the other, "Oh well, he brought it upon himself."
Trujillo isn't the first patient to be delisted for using medical marijuana. In 2011 medical marijuana patient Norman B. Smith
Neil Millman wanted to give me some pointers about what was ahead of me. As I walked into his hospice room, I knew it could just as easily have been my room. The cancer that is attacking his body is the result of taking drugs for years that kept his transplanted kidney alive.