UCH Celebrates 1,000th Living Organ Transplant


AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– The University of Colorado Hospital celebrated a milestone in living organ transplants this month.

The transplant center at UCH performed its 1,000th transplant from living donors last week.

Jennifer Bircher donated her kidney to her sister-in-law Tammy Sugg. Sugg has lived with diabetes for 46 years and recently went on dialysis.

When Sugg learned her husband would not be able to donate his kidney, Bircher stepped in. Continue reading

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