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bi-lateral lung transplant

Transplant Stories
2021-10-21

Andries van der Merwe

Andries van der Merwe, suffered from Cystic Fibroses which damaged his lung to such and extend that he needed a bilateral lung transplant. He tells his story in our #TransplantThursday…
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Transplant Stories
2021-06-22

Shaun McLaughlin

Our last Father’s Day interview is the 36-year-old Shaun McLaughlin from Benoni. 1. Which organ/tissue did you receive, and in what year? Double lung transplant 2011 2. How long after…
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Transplant Stories
2021-05-03

Talia Farber Isaacs

For many transplant recipients, motherhood might feel like an illusive dream. With Mother's Day coming up this weekend, we decided to shine the spotlight on two ladies whose dreams of…
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Transplant Stories
2021-02-04

Caleigh Truyens

Today we have a special feature: #TransplantThursday. Last year Caleigh sent us her story for our #WaitingWednesday feature. Little did she know that days later she would receive her double…
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Transplant Stories
2021-02-03

Caleigh Truyens

Here is a special story we received for our #WaitingWednesday feature, Caleigh sent us her story after she got the green light be listed for a double lung transplant. Little did…
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Transplant Stories
2020-10-13

Rukeya Gibbs

On #TransplantTuesday we feature the story of Rukeya Gibbs, age 59, from Lansdowne, Cape Town. 1. Which organ/tissue did you receive, and in what year? Bilateral lung transplant 2018 2.…
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Transplant Stories
2020-08-05

Marilyn Rampersad

Marilyn Rampersad, aged 32 from Cape Town, is featured in today's #WaitingWednesday post. 1. When were you diagnosed with organ failure and which organ are you waiting for? I have…
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Transplant Stories
2020-07-22

Natalie Hinton

Today we're featuring 29 year old Natalie Hinton from Edenvale in our weekly #WaitingWednesday post. 1. When were you diagnosed with organ failure and which organ are you waiting for?…
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Transplant Stories
2020-07-01

Kayl Symons

A new month marks the start of a new series of interviews, with patients currently on the waiting list for organ transplants. While the whole world is wrapped up in…
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Transplant Stories
2020-02-06

Tanya Bothma

Tanya Bothma was the first person to receive a bi-lateral lung transplant at Groote Schuur hospital! This also marked the start of patients without medical aid now being able to…
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