|Poster features Barbara Selvitella at the Beth Israel Medical Center Transplant Institute.|
Instead, her smiling countenance looks down from a poster in the lobby of the Beth Israel Medical Center Transplant Institute to promote the success of its transplant theory program through which she received a kidney and replacement pancreas which fully restored her health.
But 10 years later, that kidney failed, and her name has been returned to the list of those waiting for a kidney donation from a deceased donor.
It is a long process that could take up to five years, and waiting is no longer an option. She is looking for a Good Samaritan willing to be a live donor. Continue reading