Monday, August 17, 2015

ORS, RECIPIENTS GATHER FOR CROZER CHESTER ANNIVERSARY

WPVI 6ABC

UPLAND, Pa. (WPVI) -- Organ donors, recipients, and their families gathered in Delaware County to help raise awareness about the importance of organ donation.

Two years ago, Rose Quatrini of Boothwyn, Pa. says after five years on dialysis for kidney failure, doctors at the Kidney Transplant Center at Crozer Chester Medical Center saved her life with the help of an organ donor.

"They got me a kidney. Unfortunately, the person was deceased. but I thank her and her family tremendously for saving me for my family, for my little one and my older two," Quatrini said.

She's one of many success stories since the program started five years ago.

"This is what I'm in transplant for, to bring people together," director Dr. Cosem manzarbeitia said. Continue reading

 

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