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- 10.23.2012Northwestern Medicine Surgeons Perform 100th Kidney Paired Donation Transplant
Dr. Abecassis is quoted in the online press release: Northwestern Medicine Surgeons Perform 100th Kidney Paired Donation Transplant "We are proud of this accomplishment and our diligent focus to lead the way in finding innovative techniques to provide more patients the opportunity to get the transplants they need," said Michael Abecassis, MD, Chief of the Division of Organ Transplantation Read Press Release
- 05.09.2012Dr. Leventhal is quoted in the Chicago Tribune article: "Third Chance for one Kidney"
"One of the major challenges of retransplantation involved coming up with a "plan of attack" to address the limited length of the organ's blood vessels as a result of the kidney being removed twice, Northwestern transplant surgeon Dr. Joseph Leventhal said." View Article
- 05.03.2012Dr. Levanthal discusses a groundbreaking kidney re-transplantation in USA today video
Dr. Levanthal discusses a groundbreaking kidney re-transplantation in a USA today video Watch Video
Founded in 1964, Northwestern University's transplantation program is the longest-standing program in the Chicago area. Under the direction of Michael Abecassis, MD, the Division of Organ Transplantation has established a national and international reputation for excellence and innovation in patient care and research.
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Chief: Michael Abecassis, MD
Division Administrator: Leigh Anne Mixon
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