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Scripps Health patients and doctors made history by participating in the first intercontinental kidney transplant paired donor chain, which started with a man in Greece and has grown to involve 10 organ donors and recipients.
- Friday, June 1st, 2012
Center offers initial screening, re-evaluations and postsurgical follow-ups Scripps Health has opened a clinic in Rancho Mirage to care for kidney, pancreas and liver transplant patients through the Scripps Center for Organ and Cell Transplantation in San Diego. “We opened the clinic in response to ...
- Friday, January 27th, 2012
- Scripps Green Hospital
Growing up in Thermal, California, Richard Perez looked forward to buying a new comic book with his small allowance every time he visited the grocery store. Heroes like Batman, the X-Men, and Sub-Mariner inspired him with their strength and accomplishment – and may have influenced his choice to ...
- Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
Mike Sedgwick knew something was wrong when he was bumped to the front of the line in the emergency room. His ankles were swollen, his head ached and his heart was racing. That night, after learning his kidneys were failing, he joined thousands of others across the country waiting for a kidney ...
- Friday, September 16th, 2011
LA JOLLA, Calif. – U.S. News & World Report has named 36 physicians from Scripps Health as “Top Doctors.” Of the top-ranked doctors at Scripps, U.S. News identified 19 physicians as being in the top one percent in the nation in their respective specialties. “We are proud of all of ...
Scripps Center for Organ and Cell Transplantation surgeons, Jonathan Fisher, MD, and Randolph Schaffer, MD, performed the first-ever organ procurement in San Diego from a non-heart beating donor last month. Most organs are obtained from cadaveric donors—individuals who have suffered brain ...
- Thursday, July 22nd, 2004
- Scripps Clinic