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April 21, 2022

Gabriel Ryan wasn’t supposed to live. Today, he is thriving

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Eric and Micayla Ryan were experienced parents. They had three children already and thought this ultrasound would be as routine as the ones that had come before. They knew what to expect. Or so they thought. But instead of reassurance, this ultrasound revealed a problem: cysts on the kidneys of the Goodhue, Minnesota, couple’s fourth […]

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Tags: Dr. Mikel Prieto, Eric Ryan, Gabriel Ryan, kidney transplant, Micayla Ryan, PKD, Polycystic kidney disease


April 4, 2022

Innovative program enables patients who are obese to get kidney transplants

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

For many patients seeking kidney transplant, obesity is a barrier. Body mass index (BMI) is a traditional criterion for transplant, and a large portion of potential kidney transplant recipients currently have BMIs above the cutoff. Two physicians at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, are paving the way to transplant for patients with higher BMIs. Patients, […]

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Tags: bariatric surgery, Dr. Aleksandra Kukla, Dr. Ty Diwan, kidney transplant, nephrology, PKD, Polycystic kidney disease, Wells Larsen


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