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Need for Organ Donation Featured on The Pulse of St. Louis

Need for Organ Donation Featured on The Pulse of St. Louis

Posted May 27, 2014 in News Category

The Pulse of St. Louis, a local 30-minute program hosted by Shirley Washington on KPLR11, dedicated its May 24th program to the topic of organ donation and the need for organ and tissue donors in the St. Louis region. 

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Kidney Transplant Recipients Benefit from Shorter Wait Times in St. Louis

Kidney Transplant Recipients Benefit from Shorter Wait Times in St. Louis

Posted May 15, 2014 in News Category

Shirley Washington of Fox 2 told the story on Tuesday of actor Marlon Sanders, who received a kidney transplant when he moved back to his hometown of St. Louis after waiting for a transplant for more than three years in Los Angeles.

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MTS Celebrates National Donate Life Month this April

MTS Celebrates National Donate Life Month this April

Posted April 16, 2014 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant Services celebrates this April as the 11th annual National Donate Life Month. The celebration commemorates those who have received or continue to wait for lifesaving transplants.

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MTS Featured in Health Leaders Media Article on OPO Surgical Suites

MTS Featured in Health Leaders Media Article on OPO Surgical Suites

Posted March 25, 2014

Health Leaders Media published a story this week about the streamlined approach several organ procurement organizations (OPO) are utilizing to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

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MTS Volunteer Featured in St. Louis American

MTS Volunteer Featured in St. Louis American

Posted March 20, 2014 in News Category

Kidney recipient and MTS volunteer Rev. Lauren Hickman was recently featured in the St. Louis American. He shared his story of high blood pressure leading to kidney failure, dialysis and transplant.

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Scott City Teen Saves Lives of Five People Through Organ Donation

Scott City Teen Saves Lives of Five People Through Organ Donation

Posted March 6, 2014

 A 17-year-old student at Scott City High School, Dominic Hooper’s heroic story of saving five lives was featured in the Southeast Missourian and in a KFVS-TV story.  

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MTS Operating Room Called a "Novel Facility"

MTS Operating Room Called a "Novel Facility"

Posted February 26, 2014 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant Services was the first to offer transplant surgeons a designated organ recovery operating room in its facility, and a recent study is showing the benefits of this innovation.

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Team Transplant St. Louis Prepares for Houston Games

Team Transplant St. Louis Prepares for Houston Games

Posted February 18, 2014 in News Category

For two weeks in February, the Olympics provide inspirational stories of overcoming obstacles to triumph. In St. Louis and communities across the nation, a group of special athletes have overcome obstacles of their own and are preparing for their own Olympic-style event this summer.

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Making a Difference 30 People At A Time

Making a Difference 30 People At A Time

Posted February 13, 2014 in Donor Family News

Angela Johnson helped someone save a life on Wednesday. In fact, she helped 30 someones.

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Inspired by Transplant Hopefuls, Chesterfield DMV Achieves Record Registry Enrollment

Inspired by Transplant Hopefuls, Chesterfield DMV Achieves Record Registry Enrollment

Posted January 30, 2014 in News Category

The Chesterfield License Office, operated by Mid-America Transplant Services, achieved an office-best  66 percent donor registry enrollment during the month of December and its sister office in Maplewood recorded an office-best 59 percent in the same time period. 

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